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Purchasing Manager

Company: Prime Electric
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Recognized as one of Washington's Best Workplaces !

Are you a motivated team leader? Do you enjoy leading a diverse group of professionals? If yes, join our Purchasing Team as a Department Head.

The ideal candidate will serve as a company interface to provide leadership, motivation and communication with various Owners, Departments & Project Teams. You will also be responsible for leading our Purchasing team, inspiring staff, and colleagues in order to sustain enthusiasm and support for innovation at all levels of the organization.

Apply today for immediate consideration!

Work with Director of Purchasing on Purchase Orders for all major equipment purchases and negotiations
Request quotes and negotiate prices with suppliers
External interfacing with vendors (maintaining vendor relationships)
Internal interfacing with Owners, Executives, Project Managers and other team members.
Coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services for approved projects, equipment, tools, parts and supplies
Participate in project kick-off meetings to exert a shaping influence at an early stage and to optimize internal workflows and processes
Confers with both project manager's request and vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
Keeps information accessible by filing documents in an organized manner
Implements cost saving ideas
Ensure the company's documented purchasing processes are adhered to
Issue and manage purchase orders for approved requisitions and contracts, supporting a variety of departments
Partner with Accounts Payable in setting up new vendors, paying invoices and resolving invoicing issues as they pertain to purchasing
Ensure accuracy of costs and accounting codes through strong attention to detail

7-10 years of experience in electrical industry; electrical wholesale experience beneficial
Familiar with electrical components as related to switch gear, lighting & controls, fire alarm and security systems, generators and other products associated with electrical contracting
Ability to solicit quotations from vendors & subcontractors
Proficient in providing best value analysis
Experience in managing people
Excellent communication, leadership, problem solving, and analytical skills
Proficient in MS Office and strong knowledge of Excel
Ability to rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities
Ability to elicit cooperation from senior management and other departments
Ability to maintain a positive attitude and work environment
Ability to learn and utilize APEX Purchasing & Vista Accounting Software

Competitive Salary
Performance Based Career Advancement
100% Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage * Covers employee & dependents with no premium cost to employee
Paid Time off and Holiday package
401k Program w/ Direct Benefit
Generous Profit Sharing and Discretionary Bonus Program
Life and Disability Benefit - long term disability included with no premium cost to employee
Mentorship Program
Education Reimbursement Benefit
Legal Benefit
Onsite Gym
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Wellness Program which includes paid health club membership
Scholarship Program for Highschool Juniors/Seniors of Prime Employees
Employee Referral Bonus Program

* Prime Electric does not engage with or utilize recruiting or placement agencies for any recruiting or hiring needs. Prime hiring managers are not authorized to review or accept resume referrals from any agencies.

This employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Prime Electric, Bellevue , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Bellevue, Washington

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