• Job Title

    Director of Procurement – Seaman Corporation – Wooster, OH OhioMeansJobs.com Job # 232329755
  • Job Description

    The Director of Planning and Procurement will be responsible for sourcing, cost saving, and cost avoidance initiatives associated with procurement.  Developing, executing and leading the strategic direction for all aspects of planning, sourcing, procurement and driving overall margin improvement through procurement initiatives.

  • Company

    Seaman Corporation
  • Location

  • Job Requirements

    Key responsibilities for this position include:

    • Plans, manages, and coordinates all activities related to the sourcing and procurement of necessary materials and supplies needed to meet the changing levels of product demand.
    • Identify best practices for developing, collaborating and implementing effective strategies to drive innovation with focus on internal and external continuous improvement to support operational objectives.
    • Collaborate cross functionally with plant operations, Customer Service, Innovation and R&D to monitor customer demand patterns.
    • Plan organize and direct materials procurement and management process to provide the company with materials and supplies at a high level of effectiveness and efficiency.
    • Analyzes/visualizes the total procurement process and locates problem areas using process mapping to locate, quantify, and correct root causes of problems.
    • Accountable for strategic sourcing and key supplier partnerships to ensure optimal utilization and customer satisfaction in support of company strategic goals.
    • Manage vendor contracts and maintain strong working relationships with vendors to assure cost, quality, and delivery targets are met while minimizing risk to the business.
    • Develop strategy for dual sourcing for key raw materials, supplies and/or components in a global market.
    • Analyze demand and supply for stock placement and mix optimization, using quantitative and cost benefit analysis, data mining, and database management functions.
    • Identify slow moving and obsolete inventory and work with Finance, Operations and Product Management to recommend and execute disposition.
    • Ensure compliance with all government regulations.
    • Foster a culture of collaboration, agility, speed, accuracy and innovation.


    This position requires:

    Bachelor’s Degree required.  Director or executive experience leading Procurement, Sourcing and Planning departments. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5-10 years of managerial experience in Operations in an industrial manufacturing environment.

    Qualified candidates should apply online at www.seamancorp.com/careers .

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

    To build a diverse workforce, Seaman Corporation encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

    Seaman Corporation is a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screening required.