Purchasing Manager

Lockhart, Florida, United States


Exciting opportunity for a hands-on manager to lead a growing team of buyers for a dynamic manufacturing organization. Responsible for the negotiation and placement of purchase orders for goods and services consistent with company cost, quality, and delivery objectives.



Perform or assist with any operations, as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules and quality requirements.

Maintain safe work area and comply with safety procedures and equipment operating rules keeping work area in a clean and orderly condition.

Participate in any variety of meetings and work groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, and policies.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Prepare and process RFQs and requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment

Track and maintain Purchasing Department metrics and KPIs

Metrics for AS9100: Cycle Time, Accuracy and PO / Line Item Volume

Metrics for Director: Emergency Spending / Purchases and Cost Savings

Department Metrics: Requestor / Requisition Accuracy

Represent Micross Purchasing Department for AS9100 audits.

Run quarterly reports and confirm accuracy of data in systems to apply OTD (on time delivery) and Quality Scores to vendors for all orders processed in Expandable.

Create/update SSCs quarterly and discuss any low performing (2 consecutive quarters with score below 8.50) vendors with Quality team to determine if SCAR (Supplier Corrective Action) is needed.



Degree from a fully accredited college or university in a related field or at least 8 years applicable experience

Minimum of 5 years of experience in materials related field, preferably electronics as a Buyer or equivalent


Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

Ability to maintain regular, predictable attendance as defined by the Micross Attendance Policy.

Ability to meet production schedules and deadlines according to quality standards.

Ability to work overtime as needed.

Ability to perform basic mathematic calculations.

Ability to follow detailed verbal and written instructions.

Ability and training to perform data entry.

Ability to learn and use inventory tracking and order software

Skill working with word processing software, spreadsheets and databases

Ability to work in a team environment with all levels of staff

Ability to work professionally with outside source vendors

Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

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