Purchasing Manager

The purchasing manager is responsible for all aspects of supply chain management include sourcing, negotiating and managing suppliers to meet projections and manufacturing demand. The person in this role will be responsible for the quality, cost, and availability of products and services required to ensure timely access to and appropriate quantities of inventory items.

Key Responsibilities:

  •   Initiate, negotiate, execute and manage purchase orders, blanket orders and releases

  •   Negotiate and optimize payment terms

  •   Identify and mitigate stock risks and supply chain disruptions

  •   Manage purchase forecast, fulfillment and depletion cycles

  • Perform cost management initiatives, benchmarking and quality assessments

  •   Support R&D team with select sourcing functions

  •   Monitor market trends and potential impact to demand

  •   Accurately maintain records and update inventory management system

  •   Implement internal inventory audit practices

Skill & qualifications

  • BA/BS in a technical or business discipline  

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role desired

  • Contract negotiation and management experience

  • Experience with ERP or inventory management systems

  • Self-starter, highly motivated and self-managing

  • Proven ability to articulate the distinct aspects of products and services

  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communications skills

  • Must work from the New Hampshire office

About Orange Photonics

We are a growing four-year-old New London, New Hampshire based startup with a great team. Our cutting-edge analytical technology offers quality control data to companies within the rapidly evolving cannabis industry. We offer a robust benefits package which includes commission, health coverage, dental coverage, paid time off and equity participation to eligible employees. Apply today by emailing careers@orangephotonics.com.