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Purchasing Manager- Boise, ID at CRH-Oldcastle in Nampa, ID

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Job ID:  125346


Staker Parson Companies, is a member of the Oldcastle Materials Mountain West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   


Position Overview

This position manages a focused team of buyers, purchase administrators and P2P KPI’s.  The position will coordinate local execution and adoption of sourced programs as well as drive the effective use of the standard P2P/Transactional purchasing processes and systems.  The position will also lead negotiations of local purchases as well as communicate and solicit feedback on existing programs to determine opportunities for improvement and to add additional value.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

Responsible for managing the Transactional Purchasing Team and Process

  • Builds and manages effective teams and develops direct reports
  • Proficient in procurement processes, technologies and tools
  • Solid negotiation, project management and organizational skills
  • Business acumen and organizational knowledge/agility
  • Manage change through influence and collaboration
  • Effective communicator who can manage conflict


Manage the performance of the Transactional Purchase P2P process within the division

  • Drives for results and ensures accountability for key performance measure of the P2P process
  • Ensure consistency with OMG standards
  • Ensure that the company resources are in place and properly trained to meet the P2P and business requirements
  • Assist company purchasing personnel in resolving Help Desk and / or troubleshooting issues
  • Work with divisional finance management to ensure that the P2P and related processes meet the necessary Sarbanes-Oxley requirements


Support division efforts to drive cost reductions through the P2P process

  • Drive the use and adoption of sourcing initiated spend arrangements / agreements
  • Identify opportunities to reduce purchase prices and costs during the ordering / approval process
  • Work with the division’s Strategic Sourcing Group communicate and provide feedback on existing programs  or potential program opportunities



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor of Science or Business Administration or related degree required with 4 or more years of business, procurement, accounting, finance or related experience. 
  • Effective team builder and leader with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse team within a highly matrixed environment
  • Experience working with databases, data warehouse applications and / or ERP systems.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required.
  • Knowledge of procurement tools and process management including: strategic sourcing processes; procurement best practices, procedures, and policies; and operating metrics would be beneficial.
  • Experience in mining, construction or manufacturing would be beneficial


Knowledge / Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Ability to think strategically and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to work with suppliers
  • High ethical standards
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness
  • Ability to drive change and sell new concepts and approaches through persistence, self-motivation, energy, tenacity, follow-through, and commitment
  • Understanding of Sourcing and Transactional Purchasing impact on financial results


Physical Requirements

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move from 10 to 20 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Office Setting

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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Staker Parson Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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