Purchasing Supervisor
helenoftroy

El Paso, Texas

Posted in Manufacturing and Production
about 1 month ago


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Join our Corporate Finance Team at Helen of Troy as a Purchasing Supervisor and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands, including our 8 leadership brands: OXO, Hydro Flask, Vicks, Braun, Honeywell, PUR, Hot Tools, Drybar. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day!

Look around you at home, and you'll find us everywhere:

In your kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bathroom. We are already making your everyday lives better. We are powered by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking people committed to developing a culture of inclusion. Whether you are just starting your career or in need of a need challenge, we recognize, develop, and empower talent!

*This position will be based in El Paso, TX, and temporarily eligible for Work from Home. When our office reopens, you will be required to work from the office Monday-Friday.

What you will be doing:

The Purchasing Supervisor is responsible for leading all aspects of the daily responsibility of the Purchasing staff performance for all domestic business units and some international locations. Works closely with the Purchasing Manager to establish controls that are aligned with the purchasing policy and procedures. Supervises the settlement of maintenance, repair and operating materials as agreed by the Procurement Agent. Coordinates the RFP and RFQ process and makes recommendation to the Purchasing Manager and Upper management for final decision and approval. Supervises the creation of the vendor master and purchase order creations (of up to $25K). Assists the Purchasing Manager with Capital Expenditure Requests. Administrator for ecommerce procurement systems. Prepares month-end reports and distributes timely to pertinent employees. Ensures that the needs of the Oracle ERP system users and internal / external customers are fulfilled both efficiently and optimally. Prepares quarterly and annual audit reports for Internal Audit. Supervises the credit card purchases made by the Purchasing Associate.


  • Verifies requisitions and purchase orders for conformance to company. Reviews requisitions for accurate GL account codes and for correct signature approvals. Reviews contracts, bids, proposals and vendor agreements for price and acceptability of items to specifications

  • Works closely with the Purchasing Assistant and distribution center to provide assistance and help with inquires

  • Researches and communicates all order issues with Accounts Payable and other department users. Assists with invoice, receipt and purchase order reconciliations

  • Advises the gathering of materials requested by the Purchasing Manager, prepares packets of samples and submits samples with bid request to vendors. Helps settle pricing of annual bids for, but not limited to, janitorial supplies, warehouse packing materials, corrugated boxes, office supplies, printing, office and warehouse equipment

  • Advises the recruiting and maintains suppliers that provide high quality products and services at a better price while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct. Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with quality control personnel, receiving personnel, users, vendors and others to resolve source of trouble and take corrective action

  • Leads vehicle maintenance in Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee

  • Approves time cards via ADP, and performs actual work similar to other employees, conducts performance appraisals, counsel employees, recommends the authority to hire, fire, set pay rate, etc

  • Administrator for Staples Advantage ecommerce

  • Administrator for Amazon Business Account

  • Leads the Purchasing Associates


Skills needed to be successful in this role:

  • Self-starter with ability to successfully adapt to changing priorities and work demands

  • Hands-on and detail oriented

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment

  • Strong analytical capabilities and judgment

  • Results driven with a sense of urgency

  • Proven problem-solving skills

  • Ability to think and operate globally as well as collaborate with teams in diverse locations

  • Strong aptitude for building a culture of trust, integrity and performance

  • Desire to make a true impact on the organization through valuable tax strategy, planning and research


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree from an accredited college or university in related field

  • 5+ years supervisory experience in purchasing

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with all levels of an organization

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency using Excel, Word and Power Point

  • Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis


Wondering if you should apply? Helen of Troy welcomes people as diverse as our brands. Have the confidence to come as who you are because your point of view, skillset, and experience will make us stronger. If you're eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.

For more information about Helen of Troy, visit www.helenoftroy.com. You can also find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.



Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.



We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000 #LI-DNP.

Incorporated in 1968, Helen of Troy has grown into a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Vicks®, Braun®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Hot Tools®, Drybar®. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.

We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great. We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the consumer-centric innovation, operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services to make them soar.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.


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