Randstad Purchasing Manager in San Jose, California

Purchasing Manager

job details:

  • location:San Jose, CA

  • salary:$90,000 - $120,000 per year

  • date posted:Thursday, December 6, 2018

  • experience:7 Years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Health Care and Social Assistance

  • reference:447450

  • questions:408-573-1111.

job description

Purchasing Manager

job summary:

South Bay company is looking to hire a Purchasing Manager to join their dynamic team. If you are an excellant problem solver with exceptional customer service skills and an independant worker this is the job for you.

For immediate consideration please apply to this ad and a recruiter will reach out to you directly.

location: San Jose, California

job type: Permanent

salary: $90,000 - 120,000 per year

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 7 Years


Supervise, manage and review work product of professional and non-professional level staff. Conduct performance evaluations, hiring, disciplinary and termination actions. Mentor and coach direct reports to aid staff development and ensure that departmental objectives are met with regard to customer service and procurement best practices.

Administer bidding process and contracts for vendor performance/compliance within established limits (e.g. prepare specifications, evaluate bids, recommend vendors, conduct bid meetings, etc.) for the purpose of securing items and/or services within budget and in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Compile data from a wide variety of sources (e.g. vendors, staff, etc.) for the purpose of analyzing issues, ensuring compliance with a wide variety of procurement policies and procedures, and/or monitoring purchasing processes.

Process purchasing-related information (e.g. bid documents, requisitions, electronic procurement, product specifications, statements of work, performance terms, contracts, etc.) for the purpose of updating and distributing information, authorizing for action and/or complying with established affiliate practices.

Research contracts, suppliers, equipment and regulations, including evaluation of new products for the purpose of analyzing information to determine product and/or service need and availability as necessary.

Respond to inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources for the purpose of providing information, direction and/or appropriate referrals.

Serve as liaison with vendors for the purpose of monitoring and consolidation of orders for better management of expenses.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related field required.An MBA or CPA certificate preferred.

  • Minimum of seven years of professional level supervisory experience in Purchasing, preferably in a healthcare setting.

  • Knowledge of purchasing and inventory systems experience required.

  • Excellent written, verbal, customer service and computer skills.Advanced knowledge and use of Microsoft Office, with emphasis on Excel skills.Strong knowledge of computerized accounting system, preferably Enterprise Resource Planning systems, such as NetSuite.

  • Negotiation, planning, collaboration and decision making skills.

skills: Inventory, Netsuite, Purchasing/Procurement

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.