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Purchasing Manager

Reamstown, PA, US, 17567

Sep 21, 2022


dormakaba is seeking a Purchasing Manager for our Supply Chain team in Reamstown, PA.  This position is responsible for the leadership and management of a multi-plant team of tactical Buyers.



  • Provides leadership and management of a multi-plant team of tactical Buyers with close teamwork and collaboration with plant management team 
  • Develops and mentors the team as part of a strong network of purchasing professionals with dormakaba’s values of Customer First, Curiosity, Performance, Courage and Trust
  • Manages plant level supplier relationships including monthly scorecards for on-time delivery and quality performance
  • Ensures purchase order coverage is appropriately maintained
  • Engages with Buyers on supplier escalation needs for critical plant support needs
  • Ensures purchasing parameters (lead time, price, MOQ, etc) are continually managed in ERP (resource planning) system in a dynamic supply chain environment
  • Participates in S&OP (Sales and Operations) process with inputs to key stakeholders on supplier readiness and constraints  
  • Develops supplier relationship utilizing LEAN processes to enable a flexible, agile and efficient supply chain 
  • Collaborates closely with global and regional category buyers on commodity and supplier strategies including initiatives (savings, supplier consolidation, VaVe) and supplier relationship management and ensure plant level execution.
  • Collaborates closely with new product introduction (NPI) buying team to ensure timely launch of new products
  • Is key stakeholder in performing to inventory management and material cost variance targets



  • Bachelors’ Degree in Business or Supply Management preferred.
  • 10+ year’s experience in procurement / supply chain management
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified in Production and Inventory Control (CPIM) preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be customer focused with attention to detail
  • Willing to travel 25% the time as needed
  • Project management and time management skills
  • Excellent business management and presentation skills required
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Strong understanding of SAP and ERP (resource planning) systems
  • Understanding of S&OP (Sales and Operations) processes



  • Candidates who embrace dormakaba’s core values will be most successful in our organization: Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance
  • Team player and strong collaborator
  • Problem solver (always brings solutions, enjoys challenges)
  • Dependable (reliable and follows through on commitments)
  • Continuous improvement/innovative mindset (always looking for better ways of doing things and not satisfied with the status quo)



  • An opportunity to work in global company with a family culture and strong core values (Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance)
  • Competitive pay with great benefits options (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance, 401k), Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Career fulfillment with growth and development opportunities 
  • Employee discounts (online discounts for shopping, travel, insurance etc.) and much more!


The Federal Executive Order 14042 on COVID-19 requires all current and new employees of government contractors to comply with one of the following on or before the Federal deadline date:

  1. Received their final vaccination dose – either their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of Johnson & Johnson OR
  2. Submitted a medical exemption/accommodation request for approval OR
  3. Submitted a religious belief exemption/accommodation request for approval.


dormakaba is a federal contractor which means all our team members must comply with this order by the Federal deadline to start and continue employment with us. Our Talent Acquisition team will confirm the Federal deadline date at the time an offer is made to help ensure compliance.

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