Senior Purchasing Manager

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74037

Company: Dover Corporation

“TWG” is the group name we use to refer to the industry’s foremost producers of quality winches, hoists, gear drives and electronic monitoring systems for global industrial applications.  The seven brands comprising TWG include Tulsa Winch, Rufnek, Greer, dp Winch, Gear Products, Pullmaster and LANTEC.  Operating from the Jenks, Oklahoma facility are the Tulsa Winch, Rufnek, Greer, dp Winch and Gear Products brands with Pullmaster and LANTEC brands operating from the Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

By drawing upon the talent of our dedicated employees and the strengths of these brands, TWG has become known around the world for providing innovative products and solutions designed and manufactured to high quality standards and delivered to our customers on time.  The products and solutions produced by TWG find their way into diverse applications including onshore oil and gas, the utility industry, commercial and governmental towing and recovery, construction and offshore cranes, marine applications including fishing and cargo handling, forestry and mining applications and a myriad of other construction applications.

We feel that our success is directly attributable to the creativity, commitment and enthusiasm of our employees.

This position is accountable to the Director, Supply Chain with responsibility for purchasing, sourcing, material control, inventory management and logistics from domestic and international suppliers for all TWG brands.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the supervision of department employees to include the overall direction, mentoring and training.
  • Manage and facilitate all facets of materials management activities and relationship between group business units and their suppliers.
  • Implement sourcing strategies to support corporate and divisional objectives, providing the company competitive advantage in the areas of materials, supplies, and services
  • Maintain mutually beneficial long-term partnerships with suppliers to foster feedback and continuous improvement
  • Work with cross-functional teams to understand company-wide needs and evaluate suppliers
  • Drive continuous improvement in all aspects of the procurement process
  • Managing and optimizing supplier performance, including continuous improvement, innovations, obsolescence and reduction in total cost of ownership
  • Maintains and promotes sound relationships with suppliers and the business community
  • Work with Dover Global Sourcing (DGS) group to obtain the lowest total cost of ownership of materials and services.
  • Seek opportunities to leverage spend and volume to mitigate cost increases across TWG business units and in conjunction with Dover as appropriate
  • Implement processes to ensure continuity of supply at the lowest possible supply chain cost while supporting Dover and TWG metrics including but not limited to inventory turns and on time delivery.
  • Drive continuous improvements and efficiencies within the supply chains. Proposes and implements improvements to sourcing policies
  • Acts as the liaison between suppliers and TWG business units as called upon
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of industry and commodity knowledge, handles special projects and other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s or Technical degree in Supply Chain, Business or related field, demonstrated successful experience in materials management of industrial manufacturing products; or combination of education and experience. 
  • Preferred: Advanced degree or additional coursework, Project management certification, CPM or CPIM accreditation.
  • Must be able to travel as required and /or directed.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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