• Director of Purchasing

    Job ID
    2018-2901
    Location
    Corporate
    Type
    Full-Time
    Address
    1600 Redbud Boulevard
    # of Openings
    1
    City, State
    US-TX-McKinney
  • Overview

    WHY INDEPENDENT BANK IS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK:

     

    Footprint
    Established, respected, and growing in Texas and Colorado.

     

    People
    Building thriving relationships and leading with a courageous heart.

     

    Benefits
    Generous 401 (k) plan, paid time off, health benefits, employee programs, and a satisfying work-life balance.

     

    Growth
    Financial stability providing competitive salaries, internal growth opportunities, and a business strategy of continuous growth.

     

    Community
    Volunteering and making a lasting impact, building strong, healthy communities.

     

    Overview

    The Director of Purchasing directs the procurement of materials, supplies, equipment, and services for all locations and departments across the Independent Bank footprint.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and implement a strategic procurement program reflecting best practices; evaluate current practices and provide recommendations for improvement
    • Manage Purchasing staff; ensure efficient operation of the Purchasing function
    • Develop and establish policies and procedures for the procurement of all products and services
    • Develop and establish policies and procedures for selecting and managing product and service providers; maintain positive working relationships with providers; monitor provider performance and resolve issues as needed
    • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with key partners within the Bank; effectively communicate with key partners and management
    • Use technology as a part of the procurement program to ensure efficient ordering and distribution of products and services
    • Create capital budget annually
    • Meet periodically with the VP, Facilities and Purchasing to provide updates to ongoing issues/concerns
    • Other job related duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required. Certifications in purchasing or supply management preferred
    • 8-10 years of experience in a Purchasing leadership role
    • Purchasing work experience with a financial institution preferred
    • Must have strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong quantitative skills and established analytical ability; exhibit strategic and forward thinking abilities
    • Must be able to effectively work with several internal and external partners
    • Strong organization and time management skills; must have attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple aspects of the role simultaneously
    • Computer proficiency with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications required; ability to learn new systems
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
    • Must show tact, discretion, confidentiality and good judgement in handling sensitive and confidential matters and documentation; Candidate must be able to think strategically and work with data
    • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a strong sense of urgency under strict time constraints.
    • Must be a self-starter, be dependable, and have reliable attendance
    • Ability to adapt to a changing work environment
    • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act and OFAC related responsibilities in the performance of daily operations to ensure adherence to bank policies and compliance with all regulatory requirements.

       

    Independent Bank is a host to diverse group of professionals; offering careers in lending, finance, management, marketing, technology and much more. We welcome talented and capable people with a heart for community service, strong personal values and integrity to join our team.

     

    To be considered for this position, you must at least meet the basic qualifications.

     

    No phone calls or direct e-mails please.

     

    Pre-employment background screening will be conducted.

    Independent Bank is an EEO/AA - M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status.

    Note: The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. If you require assistance at any stage of the employment application process due to a disability, please contact Human Resources at 214-544-4777.

     

     

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