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Procurement Strategist

Job Description

Island is seeking a Procurement Strategist to manage and align procurement and business operations by developing national and international procurement strategies and relationships.  This position is based out of Company Headquarters in Calverton, Long Island, NY.


 


Position Responsibilities


 


         Strategize and develop long-term cost-effective procurement strategies


         Assess and reorganize current procurement buying processes


         Ability to quickly identify areas for improvement and provide recommendations to senior management


         Analyze existing materials, vendors, pricing


         Vendor and supplier bidding, negotiating and relationship management


         Develop and leverage buying power of multiple business units within the organization


         Preparation of bid packages and pre-negotiation strategy


         Daily interaction with external suppliers for procurement of construction/fabrication goods and services


         Analyze and evaluate proposals


         Research and select key vendors and suppliers 


         Streamline and forecast material needs, buys and pricing


         Perform price analysis and cost evaluation


         Lead negotiations and agreement terms


         Negotiate and coordinate modifications to purchase agreements


         Negotiate term supply contracts/agreements and RFP's


         Document control for purchase contracts including review for completeness, revision control, categorization, process development and search capability


         Work closely with senior management, production, project management, engineering fabrication and suppliers to establish business building relationships


Requirements


 



  • Prior experience in large-scale material buys in manufacturing

  • Demonstrated procurement experience in fa ade, curtainwall, building enclosure industries (preferred)

  • Procurement experience in manufacturing required


         Ability to work independently and in a team environment


         Strong business acumen and ability to make strategic decisions which align with business operations and production


         Strong negotiation and business building skills



  • Exceptional relationship skills both internally and externally

  • Strong vendor relations

  • Entrepreneurial spirit

  • Self-motivated, with demonstrated sense of urgency, and ownership of tasks

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills


Island offers a competitive salary and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, FSA, dependent care, life and voluntary life insurance, and 401(k). 


Please explore what we're all about at www.islandef.com.  We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. M/F/D/V



Company Description
Island Exterior Fabricators is a multi-functional company at the intersection of architecture, engineering, manufacturing and construction. Our firm is focused on developing solutions for architects with unique requirements for building envelopes, whether it be exceptional performance, geometric complexity, aggressive scheduling, or cost. This is achieved through working with architects and contractors to develop custom solutions that utilize Island's large scale, panelized, prefabricated products. All of Island's facade solutions are designed, engineered, and fabricated in-house and on-site. Island continues to work specifically on the most challenging of projects. We have worked on the design and delivery of some of the northeast region's most iconic buildings for the world's most notable architects.



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