Purchasing Manager Purchasing Manager …

Hire Thinking, Inc. DBA Advantage xPO
in Tampa, FL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Up to $110,000
Hire Thinking, Inc. DBA Advantage xPO
in Tampa, FL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Up to $110,000
Posted by:
Melody Legge • Recruiter Manager
Posted by:
Melody Legge
Recruiter Manager
This position will manage the procurement team for packaging products in all buying activities. Working with the different products, the Purchasing Manager will work cross-functionally to help manage Signode’s Sales Inventory Operations Planning (SIOP) for assigned products.

Signode is a leading transit-packaging provider, offering safe and effective products and solutions to our customers globally. 

With over $2B in revenue, 80+ manufacturing facilities across 6 continents and over 7,000 employees worldwide, Signode is a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of transit packaging consumables, tools, software, and equipment that optimize end-of line packaging operations and protect products in transit.  Signode brings this extensive product portfolio together under hundreds of trusted brands to offer complete transit packaging solutions to its customers. 
We produce strap, stretch and protective packaging. We also manufacture packaging tools and equipment used to apply the bulk packaging materials. These commercial packaging products are used to pack, bundle, unitize, protect and secure goods during warehousing and transit. Our company is a pioneer in the industrial packaging sector with a long history of customer-focused innovations in materials, processes and automation technology that have revolutionized the sector. 
We are proud to be the Transit Packaging Division of Crown Holdings, Inc. We are excited to go to market as Signode and to share the portfolio of products, services and capabilities that make us the world’s premier end-of-line packaging company. 




Reasonable Accommodation Statement 

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Essential Functions: 

  • Manage team of buyers towards proper inventory levels and reduction of backorders to end goal of properly servicing our customer base. 
  • Lead team through everyday activities, developing skills to drive them to reach their full potential. 
  • Set goals and objectives, conduct reviews and develop growth plans for buyers. 
  • Develop and manage metrics and KPI’s for buyers. 
  • Manage assigned product categories. 
  • Work with sales to determine forecast by major product groups. Work with Supply Chain to manage monthly SIOP meetings with sales and buyers. 
  • Manage supply and demand forecast by product group. 
  • Managing and tracking Supplier Performances to track performances in Supplier Score Card. 
  • Work with supply base to define capacity planning and prioritize purchase order production. 
  • Communicate supply lead time changes to buyers, sales, customer service. 
  • Work with sales to develop inventory reduction strategies on slow-moving inventories. 
  • Procurement BPL for Microsoft AX.  



  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably emphasis in Supply Chain. 
  • MBA a plus. 

Experience / Abilities: 

  • 7+ years purchasing or supply chain experience. 
  • Leadership experience, 
  • Interpersonal, Communications and Influencing skills 
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Business and Financial Acumen  
  • Strong analytical skills. 
  • Ability to lead a team. 

Computer Skills: 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Dynamics AX and Excel. 
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