Purchasing - Front Desk Reception Administrative Services Manager


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Located in East Syracuse, NY

Salary: 20.00+ DOE

Looking for Front Desk Administrative Manager for Purchasing department. 


Summary/Objective: Responsible for managing all purchasing activities and establishes strategic purchasing processes and procedures. Maintains relationship with vendors or suppliers and negotiates contracts for major purchases. Evaluates and analyzes purchasing trend and price trend to identify forecasting demand and minimize purchasing costs. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs.


Educational, Experience Based, and Skill Qualifications

  • A.S. in Business Administration and  3 years of experience in a medium to high volume purchasing capacity required, BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration desirable
  • Proven working experience as purchasing manager, agent or officer
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • A knack for negotiation and networking
  • Working experience of vendor management software
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating process, terms, and conditions.
  • Knowledge of data analysis and purchasing best practices
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, Access) purchasing software and ERP programs such as  but not limited to Syteline or SAP.

Express Office: Syracuse
3004 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13224
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