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# of Openings: 1

Exemption: Exempt

Career Level: Experienced

REF no:SUPER01363

UCT is seeking an experienced Purchasing Supervisor to join our team in Chandler, AZ! The Supervisor will plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers involved in purchasing materials, products, and services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages all purchasing functions related to negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and purchasing systems.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials and supplies.
  • Ensures materials are ordered and in stock to meet build requirements, while maintaining acceptable inventory levels.
  • Develop material schedules and plan requirements for purchasing materials, using MRP and other planning systems.
  • Work closely with customers and other UCT sites to transition materials for new products.
  • Work closely with internal groups, including engineering, quality, and sales to ensure functional specifications are met, parts are available as needed, and product quality is maintained.
  • Selects develop and evaluate staff members to ensure the efficient operation of purchasing-related functions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong management, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Ability to recognize problems, analyze and recommend solutions
  • Strong communication, relationship building, and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of quick-turn, engineer-to-order environment
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MRP/ERP applications and MS Office Suite
  • Proven strong team-building and employee development experience

Educational/Certification Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field
  • APICS/CPIM certification preferred

Experience Requirement:
Work Experience:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience, with significant materials related to technical experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Experience in semi-con industry and contract manufacturing preferred

Management Experience (for people manager job only):

  • 5+ years management experience

Physical Demands and Working Conditions: 

This section is required for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA)


Work Environment:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Works in an office environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to kneel, reach, walk, push, pull, and grasp.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to move arms, hands, and fingers
  • Ability to sit for sustained periods of time.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment.
  • Prolonged sitting with some standing and bending intermittently during work hours.
  • Subject to interruptions

Environmental Exposure:

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment where applicable.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment where applicable.
  • May involve exposure to moderate noise levels from printers, faxes, computers, etc.

Overnight Travel:

  • Work may require out of town travel depending upon assignment (training and meeting).

UCT offers an excellent benefits package to all full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and paid time off.

UCT is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.



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