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Procurement Manager - Lake Charles, Louisiana

Company/Organization: Landlocked Aviation Services

Position: Management

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 5/16/2022 3:01:03 AM


Job Summary: The Purchasing Manager will oversee and direct the activities of the purchasing department.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Oversees the daily workflow and schedules of the department.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
  • Collaborates with other departments and leadership to identify and develop needs and requirements for equipment, materials, products, and acceptable substitutions.
  • Assesses current material availability; reasonably predicts future availability based on the market, delivery systems, and other variables.
  • Prepares and presents market conditions and merchandise cost reports.
  • Prepares and processes purchase orders and requisitions for materials, supplies, and equipment.
  • Drafts, explains, and implements instructions, policies, and procedures for purchasing and contract management.
  • Evaluates and approves conditions for issuing and awarding bids.
  • Resolves grievances with vendors, contractors, and suppliers.
  • Maintains and/or implements purchasing and recordkeeping systems.
  • Acts as the company's representative in negotiations with suppliers.
  • Coordinates removal or disposal of surplus materials.
  • Administers the departmental budget.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to effectively train others
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
  • Understanding of business and management principles
  • Thorough understanding of materials and supplies used in the company
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field required
  • At least three years of experience in related field required
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times
  • Must be able to access all areas of the facility to determine needs
  • May require travel
Salary Depends on Experience
  • Benefits: 401(k), Dental insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Vision Insurance, Profit Sharing
  • Schedule: 8-hour Shift, Monday to Friday, Overtime Available
  • Experience: Procurement: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Work Location: One location

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