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Purchasing Manager

Company: Steel Dynamics, Inc.
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Brand: OmniSource

Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job Title: Purchasing Manager

Brief Description:

Manage the acquisition process for the division's parts, supplies, services, and equipment in the most competitive manner.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage the purchasing function of non-scrap related products and the Parts Department.
  • Negotiate pricing on major purchases and contract terms.
  • Send out RFQ (Request for Quotes) on high volume repetitive items, and negotiate favorable Long Term Agreements.
  • Quote & purchase all Shredder Hammers and Rotors for the Mid-West Division Shredders.
  • Work with suppliers and internal customers resolving issues related to goods or services.
  • Monitor and maintain Contractor Safety & Insurance policies. Maintain "Eligible Contractor List" for NIN Division.
  • Supervise Purchasing/Parts Department employees.
  • Obtain lease quotes and review leases for equipment under $50,000.00.
  • Submit monthly Parts Department Allocation Report.
  • Submit Quarterly Cost Savings Reports to EVP of Operations
  • Submit annual MBO's (Management By Objectives) report to EVP of Operations for approval.
  • Perform any other functions as assigned by EVP of Operations.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Working knowledge of operations and equipment process.
  • Working knowledge of Universal Commercial Codes.
  • Ability to generate and qualify leads and close deals.
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Excel and Word. Experience with SAI (ERP system) is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to train and motivate others.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field required.

Steel Dynamics Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Steel Dynamics, Inc., Fort Wayne , Purchasing Manager, Other , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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