Director of Procurement & Materials

ResourceTek is the Human Capital division of Barge Design Solutions, a multi-discipline Engineering firm. We specialize in providing technical services to industry and government in all areas of Engineering, Information Technology, and a broad range of other Technical disciplines.

In support of our client, we are searching for a Director of Procurement for a full time, direct hire opportunity. This role has overall oversite and responsibility for the structure and effectiveness of the clients Purchasing, Logistics, Inventory Management, ERP, and Warehouse Management and Distribution activities. The Director of Procurement will plan and direct all aspects of the corporation’s supply chain policies, objectives and initiatives.


Qualifications required:

  • Minimum 10 years’ purchasing / materials management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Thorough understanding of ERP systems and associated core integrated business processes
  • Ability to define and utilize key metrics to drive continuous improvements related to the ERP system
  • Ability to implement “best in class” systems and procedures in a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Ability to lead, guide and direct subordinate team members in order to achieve world class status regarding materials management.
  • Develop / refine departmental procedures and systems to ensure compliance and accuracy of data.
  • Ability to help establish and execute department budget.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Exceptional organizational skills and solid decision-making skills
  • Exceptional negotiating skills
  • Ability to communicate professionally with people at all levels of the organization and external contacts
  • Self-starter who can work independently
  • Ability to project manage and drive results


Qualifications desired:

  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent in business related field
  • Experience with IQMS ERP software and related systems
  • APICS Certification
  • 10+ years’ experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of IATF 16949 Quality Management System


Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Ensures all materials management systems are robust, accurate and being followed.
  • Oversite of materials department
  • Oversite of all company logistics including pricing negotiations
  • Oversite of all warehousing operations
  • Direct material supplier contract negotiations
  • Supplier selection, monitoring and development oversite
  • Establishes Purchasing Policies and ensures compliance
  • Oversite of direct material cost / continuous improvement activities
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area
  • Works within all areas for the client and have the ability to effectively communicate ideas

problems, and solutions to all employees

  • Must be able to travel to customers and suppliers / valid driver’s license required
  • International travel will be required


Nonessential functions and responsibilities:

  • Participate in management meetings
  • Participates in 6D reporting process.

Training requirements:

  • OSHA required Safety
  • FLSA requirements
  • Quality System Awareness — IATF 16949
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention

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What we do

RESOURCETEK provides technical staff augmentation, professional recruitment and support services to our partner clients in industry and government. RESOURCETEK has proven experience in providing the highest qualified technical talent in the areas of Engineering, Design, Construction Project Management, Information Technology and other Technical Disciplines.

"I can count on ResourceTek to understand our needs and consistently provide the right people for our projects"

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