Operations/Purchasing Manager - Beauty
Our client is a growing skincare and cosmetics products group, with several well known brands under their belt sold at Ulta, Sally Beauty, Harmon Beauty, and many others. They are seeking an Operations/Purchasing Manager.
In this role you will plan, organize, and control activities related to the purchasing and manufacturing of our client's products. You must be pro-active and able to do deep level analysis to ensure that you are never out of stock on goods.
-Plans inventory purchasing by analyzing sales trends, lead times and efficient inventory levels.
-Ensure purchase orders and planning schedules are prepared for timely inventory production.
-Implement and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for purchasing and inventory control.
-Secure packaging suppliers at a cost effective price with respect to bottles, tubes, cartons, labels, promotional packaging and corrugate.
-Maintain accuracy of standard costs and bills of material in MAS 90 operating system.
-Manage relationships with Vendors to maximize cost savings & quality controls.
-Cross functional duties include working with Marketing and Design in the development and production process of new products.
-Strong Excel, math & analytical skills.
-Knowledge of inventory, record keeping, beauty industry & accounting a plus.
-Basic negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills.
- MAS 90 or Sage experience would be a plus!