California, CA 80022
Mission Linen Supply is seeking an experienced Director of Purchasing. The Director of Purchasing is responsible for management and oversight of the Purchasing Department and activities geared toward maximizing profitability and efficiency while working closely with the Operations teams and strategic vendors. Must have 10+ years of experience and a College Degree.
Candidates should have a strong understanding of information systems, computer technology, managing a global supply chain and procuring product from overseas. Need to have a strong understanding of Warehouse/Distribution. Must have strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Location – Preferred within 60 miles of Santa Barbara, secondary option in Montebello or Chino with trips to SB
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Search out high quality and low cost products via RFP.
Review RFPs from vendors, analyze the results, evaluate the vendors and test new products to ensure they meet Mission specifications.
Visit vendor of choice facilities to ensure reputability and compliance with applicable law.
Forecast all products stocked in our Los Angeles Distribution Center.
Coach, train and motivate the Purchasing Buyers.
Assist Plants with sourcing new products, wash testing and analyzing results.
Assist Operations and Sales with potential new account bids, giving them pricing and product availability.
Oversee item management including pricing.
Manage the Distribution Center in Montebello
Manage the distribution of goods from the company’s warehouse in Montebello to various company locations in five states.
Monitor the P&L in conjunction with warehouse manager.
Insure inventory turns of stock items and remove obsolete items from inventory working with our Controller.
Coordinate forecasted deliveries with vendors at distribution center.
Coordinate special deliveries using our warehouse trucks to move other goods and equipment from facility to facility.
Mission Linen Supply is a family owned, privately held company, and a leading provider of products, services, and supplies to hospitality, medical, and industrial businesses. Founded in 1930 and headquartered in Santa Barbara, the company has grown from a one-man operation to a leading player in the linen rental and uniform business across five western states. Mission Linen Supply is widely recognized for its ability to understand, anticipate, and meet its customers ‘needs while providing environmentally friendly goods and services.
Mission Linen Supply is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), Affirmative Action Plan (AAP), VEVRAA Protected Veterans, Federal Contractor and Worker with Disabilities employer. Mission Linen Supply is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran or any other protected status with respect to recruitment, hiring, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment. Worker with Disabilities needing assistance applying please feel free to call HR Office at 805-730-3612.
To be considered for employment with Mission Linen Supply, you will need to apply online at missionlinen.com, select careers and apply for the position you are interested in. We will review your qualifications and will contact you via email or phone if you are selected for an interview.