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Job Description and Title
Overall responsibility for achievement of the OEM and Distributor purchasing actions consistent with Trinity3 LLC. Asset Management objectives. Title: Director of Purchasing

Duties and Responsibilities
Primary purchasing responsibility for Tier1 OEM and Distributor vendors (Lenovo, Dell, HP, Ingram Micro, D and H, Synnex, Tech Data, etc.)
Ongoing positive relationship development and expansion of/with OEM and Distributors.
Responsible for overall purchasing mechanism and maintenance of purchasing records
Responsible for management of purchasing related problem resolution
Maximization of product discounts
Understand OEM product roadmaps and industry trends.
Understand high demand/value products within the education marketplace.
Maximization of and knowledge of all
OEM/Distributor/reseller rebate, discount, marketing funds and/or incentive plan opportunities available to Trinity3 or its employees. Any/all reporting/claim actions or submissions required should be directed to purchasing staff for completion.
Manage tracking numbers for Tier 1 purchases via ERP
Manage shipping costs for all Tier 1 purchases and the proper application of costs
Manage Tier 1 and OEM websites and portals including user rights for all users
Assist Purchasing Admin in maximizing OEM deal registration opportunities and on:going maintenance
Assist Purchasing Admin in new OEM/distributor partnerships and purchasing authorizations
Secondary purchasing responsibility for Tier2 vendors
Secondary purchasing responsibility for parts
Ongoing management of Tier 2 and Parts Purchasing staff consistent with company purchasing objectives
Integration of purchasing actions with sales/marketing and operations.
Proactive and positive
communications/interaction with entire Asset Management and Purchasing, operations, sales and marketing teams. Integration of purchasing actions with sales/marketing and operations
Assist VP AM and Purchasing in the application of the inventory adjustment account
Attend bi:weekly Asset Management and Purchasing meeting
Attend weekly Production meeting
Other duties and projects as assigned

Bachelors degree or higher with at least 5 years strong purchasing experience
Experience with supply chain management
Administrative and online portal experience in the Technology industry a plus
Planning and
mathematical/financial analysis skills
Technical knowledge and ability to analyze technical data.
Experience working with ERP/CRM software (Microsoft NAV experience a plus)
Detail and multi task oriented
Negotiation skills
Proficient in Word, Outlook and Excel
Ability to work in a team environment and also function/work independently.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills working departments and levels of management
Solid organization skills and ability to prioritize
CPP, CPPC, and/or CPPM certifications a plus
Background check required
Traditional hours of 8am:5pm M:F or any additional hours necessary to complete objectives and tasks
Annual salary: Salary up to six figures (subject to experience and qualifications)


• Location: Minneapolis / St. paul

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