Purchasing Inventory Sourcing Manager
Engineered Specialties, LLC
Auburndale, WI US
Posted ago
Engineered Specialties, LLC

Purchasing/Inventory/Sourcing Manager

Responsible for the company’s purchasing of products and services essential for operations. Oversee all phases of sourcing, identifies cost-saving opportunities, finds new vendors for dual sourcing of products, and maintains accurate inventory levels to assure seamless availability of products.

Compensation: $55,000-$75,000 per year Paid Holidays, Paid time off, 401k, Quarterly and Yearly bonus


  • Monitor stock levels for domestic and international vendors, order as needed
  • Forecast future needs based on historical usage and inventory turns
  • Inventory management: have the correct stock levels at all times, not too much, not too little, support warehouse in inventory count verification
  • Understand how cash flow and warehouse constraints affect purchases
  • Develop and implement sourcing and supplier selection strategy domestically and internationally based on company-wide goals and needs.
  • Develop and maintain vendor relationships.
  • Negotiate contracts and terms with key suppliers.
  • Implement supplier agreements/contracts when beneficial.
  • Review and report vendor quality and warranty claim issues
  • Forecast future needs based on historical usage and inventory turns
  • Evaluate suppliers based on delivery, quality of service, lead time, and price
  • Develop supplier management program with key suppliers including metrics, performance goals, and improvement initiatives
  • Meet with new and existing vendors to discuss existing business, the potential for new business, supply issues, and cost reduction opportunities (the USA and International)
  • Responsible for sourcing all new product initiatives
  • Perform basic quality checks and inspections of incoming goods
  • Arrange international shipping containers
  • Warehouse organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain, or related field.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in sourcing/procurement.
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbally and written.
  • Experience with ERP systems and Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience dealing directly with international sourcing and familiarity with international manufacturing (Asia specific) .
  • Analytical and detail-oriented with high level of accuracy with number.
  • Strong work ethic and integrity.
  • Proactive, self-starter with good problem-solving skills

$55,000 - $75,000 yearly
About Engineered Specialties, LLC

Engineered Specialties, LLC is a leader in compressed air piping. We pride ourselves on great customer service and high-quality products and a family atmosphere. We are looking to add to our team as we continue to experience growth which we expect for the years to come.

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