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DAR PRO Purchasing Manager - Rousselot in DUBUQUE, Iowa

Rousselot USARousselot, Inc. is the world's leading producer of gelatin and is a recognized partner in the pharmaceutical and food industries. The Dubuque facility operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and has an opening for a Purchasing Manager.Job Duties:* Plans, organizes, directs, and controls activities related to the procurement function.* Prepares instructions regarding purchasing systems and procedures.* Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability and prepares market analysis reports.* Develops a system to evaluate vendor quotations that utilizes appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service.* Designs, implements, manages, and monitors procurement reporting systems to meet company and Quality program requirements.* Recruits and maintains suppliers that provide high quality products and services at a fair price while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct.* Prepares and issues purchase orders and change notices.* Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.* Prepares and reviews contracts, bids, proposals, and vendor agreements for legal correctness, price, and acceptability of items to specifications.* Oversees all activities related to procurement of a commodity, from intent to purchase through delivery of commodity.* Assigns procurement requests to the appropriate personnel.* Negotiates or supervises the negotiation of complex requests for equipment, supplies, and services from suppliers and subcontractors.* Arranges for disposal of surplus materials.Minimum Requirements:* Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, or similar degree.* 2-5 years of related experience.* 1-2 years sourcing experience in the following: sourcing strategy development, competitive bidding, industry analysis, supplier analysis, negotiation, supplier management or similar sourcing experience.* Willing to travel on the job up to 10% of your time.Preferred Education and Experience:* 1-2 years of Purchasing Experience in Manufacturing IndustryExpected Hours of Work:This position is a first shift position, Monday - Friday.Why do our team members work at Rousselot* We pride ourselves on offering competitive pay and a full benefits package for our team.* Great community of team members.* Superior benefit packages - Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Match and Safe Harbor 401(k).* Longevity - The Dubuque Plant has been in business for over 50 years!Darling Ingredients Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without proper regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or, protected veteran status.