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Senior Procurement Manager - Vernon, CA

Vernon, CA, US, 90058

CR Laurence


Job ID:  222159

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.


Worldwide Architectural Supplier Seeks Procurement Manager


We are on the look-out for individuals who don’t view their weekdays spent at ‘a job’ but rather look to develop valuable skills that ignite their passion and lead to a CAREER. If you’re attracted to a work hard, play hard environment and seek the guidance, training and experience necessary to build a lucrative career, then welcome to CRL!


We are in search of a progressive-thinking, highly strategic Senior Procurement Manager who will lead the growth and centralization of CRL’s procurement services.  In addition to optimizing current procurement practices, this leader will drive the establishment of new workflows that enable fruitful partnerships with other internal teams.


Who are we:

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL), a CRH company, is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.


We operate our business to the highest standards of quality and customer service. The companies and institutions that depend on us impact the growing fields of glass fabrication, construction, architecture, and automotive restyling. Their positions as leaders in their own industries mean they demand the highest standards from their suppliers.


About the position:

  • Leading member of procurement department.
  • Procurement contact and business partner for Manufacturing & other parts of supply chain
  • Responsible for the integration of supplier’s capabilities, logistics, and service requirements of manufacturing sites
  • Single point of contact for procurement for senior management
  • Coordinate supply activities related, proactively identify constraints & highlight potential risks.
  • Continually search for opportunities to improve reliability and responsiveness


What will you be responsible for:

  • Define and set clear and challenging Key Performance Indicators for the department aligned with company goals and objectives.
  • Define & Lead the New Product Introduction process for supply chain.
  • Manage the buying process and ensure effective conversion of ERP suggestions to PO on time and follow through to ensure on time deliveries.
  • Set-up vendor management program focused on service, quality, logistics and delivery for materials to improve vendor relationship and set CRL as priority customer.
  • Drive and support the implementation of savings and credit terms optimization programs
  • Lead material planning process to ensure availably of stock items at all times while ensuring optimized stock levels.
  • Manage and optimize inventory through balancing the requirements of customer service, cash and cost.
  • Highlight risks and develop contingencies to ensure production plan is delivered and customer service levels are maintained
  • Communication of market price trend to the leadership team as an input to the business planning forum.


This is the job for you if:

  • You love to be tactical and strategic: Capable of developing and implementing plans to hit company goals
  • You are a strong communicator: Will have the ability to track and follow up effectively and concisely relay information to cross functional partners and senior management
  • You believe in proactive collaboration: Self-starter who can work in teams from cross functional departments and can have excellent internal facing customer service
  • You are learning driven: Open to continuously improving on processes and working knowledge.
  • Detail obsessed describes you: Ability to track minor and major details and follow up accordingly


Skills, knowledge and abilities we are looking for:

  • Lead, inspire and manage the procurement team through leading my example & continuous coaching to ensure they realize their full potential,
  • Set clear expectations and commit to the delivery, takes pride in achieving highest standards and results. Hold people accountable for their commitments and delivery.
  • Have a passion for growth, insist on innovation, never settle for good enough, take the lead and seek new opportunities.
  • Externally oriented, bring the voice of customer in everything we do and the decision we make, go the extra mile to exceed customer expectation
  • Results focused, bring sense of urgency to getting things done and making tough decisions, avoid over-analyzing or debating, drive for simplification by keeping end goal in sight.


A few of things we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or related fields
  • CIPS or ISM certification preferred
  • Progressive career in Procurement or Supply Management related functions
  • 5-7 years of overall procurement experience
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Experience on large-scale change management projects
  • Strong communication skill
  • SAP Experience is preferred





What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


C.R. Laurence Co., a CRH company, 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 CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is an E-Verify Employer.


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