Purchasing Manager

Company Name:
Joy Global
Joy Global brings advanced equipment, systems and direct services to the global mining industry. With its focus solely on mining, Joy Global designs, manufactures, distributes and services extensive product lines of highly reliable P&H surface mining equipment and JOY underground mining machinery used to cut, crush, load and convey coal and industrial minerals worldwide. Customers receive a superior experience through direct relationships with Joy Globals support people, and through its services located close to the mines. Joy Global's products and related services are used extensively for the mining of coal, copper, iron, gold and other mineral resources and the company employs 14,000 people worldwide.
Joy Global is continuously working to make mining operations safer and more productive. With Joy Globals innovative equipment and life-cycle services, mine operators are able to consistently achieve the lowest cost per unit of production over the life of the equipment. Please visit our website www.joyglobal.com for more information. We are currently hiring an Purchasing Manager for our Longview, TX location.
The Purchasing Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing the purchasing activities for all production and after-market raw and component materials, service and administrative supplies, MRO/Capital Equipment, subcontracting and trade compliance to maintain efficient operations at the lowest total cost consistent with established quality standards and delivery requirements.
Research, analyze and report on key information relative to the markets we serve, competitors, customers and prospective customers to a broad range of senior management at Joy Global on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
Support tactical and strategic decision makers in the Strategic Planning process by providing research, competitive and comparative analysis on various economic issues which impact the Joy Global businesses.
Develop, monitor and provide narratives and analysis of market condition models. Determine what leading indicators can be used in our business to provide actionable information to senior management.
Strategically analyze information gathered to support Joy Global and related planning processes. Determine the need for and initiate investigations of markets, commodities, customers, and potential customers outside of historical practices.
Create, update and maintain the financial reporting data that will allow the Product Directors to fully understand the current situations so that appropriate actions can be taken to "move the needle".
Provide more accurate and faster alignment between prospects (QR), forecasts (FPP/CPP)and manufacturing capacity planning to improve Joy Global performance (delivery) and profitability
Coordinate with Product Management the creation and maintenance of business case material for the product development and promotion processes
Provide coaching, counseling and career development.
Conduct employee performance reviews.
The position requires broad and thorough understanding, knowledge and experience in the principles and practical application of purchasing, materials management, trade compliance, MRO/Capital Equipment, manufacturing, quality assurance, accounting and information systems.
B.S. Degree in Business Management/Business Administration or a minimum of 10 years purchasing or material management experience with a minimum 5 years experience as a purchasing or materials management supervisor.
MBA considered a plus.
ISM or APICS certification is a plus
Must have the necessary leadership skills required to lead, motivate, and develop subordinates to obtain optimal results from a diverse group of professional individuals.
Must be highly organized and have the ability to develop short- and long-term plans to support company goals and objectives.
Ability to travel as necessary
Requires understanding of contracts and UCC/International laws and regulations.
Knowledge of mining industry preferable
Joy Global Inc. offers an excellent benefit package including 401(k), profit sharing, medical, dental, vision and life insurances, wellness programs, tuition reimbursement and more.
Thank you for your interest in Joy Global Inc.
Joy Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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