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Manager, Purchasing & Planning


Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, 33487

In this exciting role as the Manager, Purchasing & Planning, you will have a broad scope of responsibility, leading the purchasing and planning departments for Malema, a company within PSG®, the global pump, metering, and dispensing-solution expert. You have the opportunity to direct activities related to the purchase of materials and production planning across 3 sites – two in the US and one in India.

What You’ll Do:
• Plan requirements to be purchased, selects best possible source, awards purchase orders, maintains all applicable documentation, ensures purchase orders are entered into the system, initiates purchase order change notices, follows-up on open orders, and represents.
• Responsible for planning department activities coordinating the development of and driving execution of the master production schedule to satisfy customer demand while carrying the minimum effective inventory.
• Manage Production Planning Master Schedulers and Planning teams.
• Manage team toward applicable performance goals and objectives and ensure proper training on systems and processes.
• Assist with inventory planning, and short and long-term capacity planning.
• Collaborate with Sales, Operations, Customer Service and Site Management to meet business goals.
• Promote the company’s safety culture to ensure a safe work environment.
• Lead and/or participate in cross-functional project teams related to planning and purchasing initiatives and continuous improvement programs.
• Maintain cross-training program and assist in creating a strong succession plan to accommodate changes in business needs.
• Assist in developing, revising, and maintaining departmental KPIs.
• Implement policies, procedures, systems, and programs required to meet the department objectives and to ensure continuous improvement in all material management and supply planning areas.

What You’ll Bring:
• Strong leadership skills.
• Exceptional Excel skills and proficiency in MS Office suite.
• The ability to identify opportunities for business improvement and take initiative to drive necessary changes.
• A strong working knowledge of lean manufacturing and JIT principles including understanding and managing lean tools and how to apply them in appropriate situations.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to handle various situations, multiple priorities, changing business needs as well as the diverse personalities within PSG, Dover, and the supplier community.
• Work independently, lead projects, multi-task, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
• High level of commitment to quality work product, organizational ethics, integrity, and compliance
• Skilled at problem-solving, communicating, influencing, and decision-making.
• Proficient financial acumen and analytical skills.


• 8+ years in Purchasing/Planning/Supply Chain environment with applicable business experience.
• 5+ years leading and managing a team.

• Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business, or a related field
• APICS Certification a plus

Generally, travel is not required, but there may be instances where it is required.

About the Company:
PSG® is the global pump, metering and dispensing-solution expert, enabling the safe and efficient transfer of critical and valuable fluids that require optimal performance and reliability in applications where it matters most. Additionally, PSG is a leading provider of flow meters designed to reduce waste and downtime while accurately measuring, monitoring and controlling the distribution of fluids. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA, PSG is comprised of several world-class brands, including Abaque®, All-Flo™, Almatec®, Blackmer®, Ebsray®, em-tec®, Griswold®, Hydro™, Malema™, Mouvex®, Neptune®, PSG® Biotech, Quantex™, Quattroflow®, and Wilden®. PSG products are manufactured on three continents – North America, Europe, and Asia – in state-of-the-art facilities that practice lean manufacturing and are ISO-certified. PSG is part of the Pumps & Process Solutions segment of Dover Corporation. For additional information on PSG, please visit

We thrive on winning and being number one; and are always looking to add the best and brightest to our talented team of professionals. PSG offers a unique combination of the both small company atmosphere: with an ownership mindset that allows you to make close-to-the-customer decisions; an innovative approach in seeing beyond what is possible today and entrepreneurial spirit in the pursuit of new opportunities; combined with benefits of a large company’s scale, tools, expertise, and financial strength with Dover. Join PSG, a growing global company where your curiosity, hard work and ambition is rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a friendly & fast paced environment.

PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $8 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 65 years, our team of over 25,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible.


Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range :    -   

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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Job Function : Supply Chain & Procurement

Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Buyer, Purchasing, Supply Chain, Supply Planner, Operations, Finance

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