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Director of Purchasing

Company: ParagonMeds
Location: Weston
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview: Paragon Enterprises Inc. is a national and international distributor of pharmaceuticals. We are growing our company and looking for enthusiastic people to join our inside sales team at our Weston, Florida location.Visit our website at www.paragonmeds.com.We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and experienced Purchasing Director to help us grow and manage our vendor relationships with generic manufacturers. The Purchasing Director will oversee team members in the purchasing department and work closely with sales, warehouse, and accounting departments. We are seeking an experienced candidate who will maintain and grow vendor relationships, negotiate pricing, and manage inventory. Previous experience must include working for a pharmaceutical generic manufacturer or distributor with industry contacts and relationships.Why work for us? - Stability - the pharmaceutical industry is recession proof and had an increase in consumption and sales during the pandemic. - Long term career - we have many employees that have grown organically and have stayed with us for 5+ years. - Competitive pay - high salary + annual bonus based on performance. Not to mention healthcare, 401k, vacation + paid time off. - Small- midsize company - we are not a corporate company, have a genuine interest in your success and treat every employee like they are family. - Growth - we are growing year over year. We put every dollar the company earns into starting new divisions and building growth from within. - Entrepreneurs - we are true entrepreneurs and have built many divisions from the ground up. We search for people with entrepreneurial type personalities that have the "run it like you own it" mentality. - Hands on CEO - the founder/ CEO will be in the office and works hands on with all employees to help them succeed.Responsibilities - Build and establish relationships with various vendors, mainly generic pharmaceutical manufacturers, to receive competitive pricing and quality products. - Meet with suppliers, attend trade shows and conferences to seek out new suppliers and track trends in the industry. - Create and apply effective pricing strategies. - Understanding contracts and contract negotiations. - Communicate and negotiate with vendors, research costs, review bids, and establish payment terms. - Manage and mentor team members in the purchasing department. - Develop, lead, execute purchasing strategies including standard operating policies and procedures, and monitor the effectiveness of procedures to improve purchasing processes. - Communicate with sales department to gather market information and help the sales team identify and source products at the best possible price. - Work closely with accounting department to ensure accuracy of invoices and prompt vendor payment. - Manage and maintain Just-in-Time (JIT) inventory. - Analyze and upload inventory into multiple systems.Qualifications - Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Business or related - At least 5 years of purchasing or procurement experience in the generic pharmaceutical industry - At least 3 years of experience managing a purchasing or procurement team - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - A high degree if professionalism, tact, and ability to convince others - A born negotiator! - Ability to multi-task, organize, and prioritize workJob Type: Full time Hours 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. ESTLocation: Weston, Florida - in office or work from home optionPay: $120,000- $150,000 annual salary + annual bonus based on performance + healthcare benefits + 401K retirement + PTO and vacationJob Type: Full-timePay: $120,000.00 - $150,000.00 per yearBenefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insuranceSchedule:
    • 8 hour shiftSupplemental Pay:
      • Bonus payExperience:
        • Purchasing: 5 years (Required)
        • Management: 3 years (Preferred)
        • Pharmaceutical Industry: 5 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: ParagonMeds, Fort Lauderdale , Director of Purchasing, Executive , Weston, Florida

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