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Manager of Purchasing Process

Company: Imperial Dade
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Imperial Dade is the leading distributor of foodservice packaging, facilities maintenance supplies and equipment in the U.S. As a provider of customized supply chain solutions, the company serves customers in many business-to-business market segments including supermarkets, healthcare facilities, universities, and restaurants. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in New Jersey, Imperial Dade serves more than 80,000 customers through a footprint of 80+ branches.

The Manager of Purchasing Process will be responsible for supervising a team of experts that manage all support functions related to Purchasing. The core functions include Master Data, Transfers, Purchase Order Confirmations, Drop Ship PO Creation and PO Expediting. The Manager of Purchasing process will look for ways to make the team more efficient and effective as well as be a subject matter expert in product lifecycle management.


  • Manage the day to day activities of each core support function
  • Identify ineffective and inefficient process and provide solutions for improvement
  • Build, maintain and enhance tools and reports focusing on exception management
  • Develop a relationship with Buying team in order to effectively understand our products and the relationships with our source suppliers
  • Continuously monitor workload and shift resources to accomplish daily tasks
  • Hire, train and develop 5+ direct reports
  • Analytic skills: Able to think objectively and interpret meaning of quantitative and qualitative data
  • Problem solving skills: Able to use logic and innovative methods to solve problems and identify effective solutions


    • Bachelor's Degree, in related discipline preferred
    • 3+ years of purchesing process experience
    • A minimum of 5 years of related supply chain experience required
    • Prior supervisory experience required
    • Computer literacy: Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, experience with inventory management software and an aptitude to quickly learn other technical applications
    • Collaborative approach: Able to build effective relationships with our Buying Team, source suppliers, and other internal and external business partners
    • Strong organizational skills: Attention to detail, urgency to follow up on open issues and drive toward closure, simultaneously manage multiple tasks Innovative: Willing and able to use a creative or unconventional approach if the task calls for it
    • Management: Ability to manage both people and process in order achieve objectives

      At Imperial Dade, we offer an exciting work environment and invite motivated and talented individuals with a passion for excellence to join our team. We value our people and strive to create rewarding career opportunities by offering competitive salaries and benefits, 401K, Life Insurance, and a generous Paid Time Off Package.

      Imperial Dade is an EEO Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors.

Keywords: Imperial Dade, Jersey City , Manager of Purchasing Process, Executive , Jersey City, New Jersey

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