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Purchasing Manager

Remote | Menlo Park, CA
Freelance | Job ID #68926 | Posted Last Month

Onward Play is looking for a mid to senior level Purchasing Manager for a 12 month assignment, 40 hours a week, with benefits.


  • Review and process purchase orders
  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received
  • Helps with negotiates prices and contracts with suppliers
  • Selects prospective vendors and negotiates contracts
  • Evaluates vendors based on quality, timeliness, and price
  • Researches and evaluates vendors to compare pricing and services
  • Coordinates with fellow managers to monitor inventory and determine supply needs

Skills Required

  • At least 5 years of experience in the fields of strategy and operations, marketing, or consulting
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a results-oriented mindset
  • Attention to detail, methodical with the ability to translate complex problems into actionable solutions
  • Exceptional written communication skills (i.e. Google slides presentation and business communication)
  • Ability to think, plan, prioritize, and execute on multiple projects simultaneously in an organized fashion, with careful attention to detail
  • Proficient in gSuite, especially Google Slides and Sheets

Please apply today to chat with a recruiter and learn more!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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