HVAC Purchasing Manager

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Centerline Communications

2018-10-19 16:39:51

Job location West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: HR / Recruitment

Job description

Centerline Communications LLC
Job Location
West Bridgewater, MA - West Bridgewater, MA
Position Type
Full Time
Education Level
2 Year Degree
Salary Range
Travel Percentage
Up to 25%
Job Shift
Job Category
Purchasing - Procurement
Company Overview
Who We Are

Centerline Communications, LLC works with all the major wireless operators and equipment manufacturers in the U.S. and leaders in the industry ecosystem. It is a full-service operation, specializing in the development, construction and maintenance of wireless telecommunications networks. Centerline Communications, LLC's success in the telecommunications infrastructure industry is built on a foundation of highly experienced management and staff who embrace responsibility and an unwavering commitment to clients. In less than a decade, the company has grown from 5 to more than 225 employees, covering 32 states, with offices in three major cities in the U.S.
Position: HVAC Purchasing Manager

Position Summary

Centerline Communications has an HVAC Purchasing Manager position open in our Managed Services division. The position will be based out of our corporate headquarters in West Bridgewater, MA. We are looking for highly-motivated top performers who excel in a fast-paced environment. We expect our Managers to exhibit leadership, to be results-oriented, and to be driven to succeed.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the HVAC Purchasing Manager works with our team responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the service operations group. You will oversee all parts operations including customer support, order fulfillment, and support to the service department. You are in charge of maintaining inventory levels and parts procurement both internally and with outside vendors. Overall ownership for management of parts and accessory suppliers, procuring, evaluating and monitoring performance.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Own incomplete parts orders and researches for inefficiencies causes of delay, etc. then puts procedures in place in order to prevent reoccurrences.
  • Utilize Salesforce to account for issues, returns, receipts of new material and back orders; input essential data and adhere to strict purchasing guidelines.
  • Monitor daily activity and trends to maximize profits, improve customer relations and service, and reduce costs.
  • Work with applicable departments ensuring optimal resource utilization in terms of delivery time, quality parts productivity as well as parts usage.
  • Explore solutions to current processes and systems. Create and implement innovative solutions leveraging a thorough understanding of the business needs, related systems, data and resources.
  • Collaborate with peers to ensure consistency and best practices across regions, often with group decision-making and goal setting.
  • Develop a good working knowledge of product, placement, and inventory control techniques and procedures.
  • Manage the procurement functions related to the purchase of HVAC and Generator products with vendors to understand new product and parts requirements, identifying potential suppliers and exploring cost reduction ideas whenever possible.
Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

  • You thrive on the challenges of developing processes from scratch and implementing adoption strategies across multiple business units.
  • Self-starting, self-motivated, self-directed, and self-sufficient.
  • Must possess strong relationship management skills to build trusting and productive relationships with a wide range of colleagues, leaders, consultants and other partners.
  • Strong judgment with a demonstrated ability to handle complex issues, multiple tasks, competing priorities with skill, discretion, a strong attention to detail and flexibility; particularly as part of a team effort.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to type, file or lift office supplies up to 20 pounds. The employee is frequently required to walk, sit, stand, talk and hear.

Required Education and Experience
  • Associates Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required
  • Relevant work experience in service (repairs/maintenance) required
Required Qualifications
  • Strong and proven capabilities across all phases of HVAC, Generator or general service work; leadership for direction setting, clarifying and identifying appropriate issues and risks to be mitigated and which to escalate for overall success.
  • 5 years' experience in the areas of part procurement, inventory management, logistics, and/or supply chain.
  • Previous experience working in a Salesforce environment or similar system a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills are necessary, as this person will interface with other departments, senior & executive management, customers, and vendors.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and correspondence, and speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in ambiguous situations and across organizational boundaries.
  • Working knowledge of building systems, a preferred qualification.
  • Analytical skills on performance metrics and other measurable business processes and tasks.
  • Effective user of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) and standard dispatch software applications.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time exempt position. Days of work are Monday through Friday. Some evenings required.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be insurable under the company insurance policy.
  • 0-10% travel necessary.

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