Purchasing Manager

Chief Buildings Manufacturing/Production Grand Island, Nebraska Lancaster, South Carolina Eufaula, Alabama


Chief Buildings is currently seeking a Purchasing Manager to join our team. This position assists with long range plans and processes in order to achieve in order to achieve operational goals. The Purchasing Manager establishes accurate material costing and maintains a smooth flow of raw material, components, resale, and services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate contracts for designated materials and services to support Chief Buildings.
  • Maintain a department culture of continuous improvement, learning, operational discipline and accountability.
  • Maintain a smooth flow of raw material, components, resale, and services.
  • Evaluate and strengthen partnerships with vendors, both new and existing.
  • Establish accurate materials costing.
  • Collaborate with various departments in order to establish and maintain satisfactory inventory levels while maintaining cost effective order methods and quantities. 
  • Assist and advise in scheduling inbound materials to maximize inventory returns without restricting production.



Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • Five or more years experience in purchasing, procurement and supply chain management within steel industry
  • Working knowledge of Chief Buildings and/or metal building industry preferred
  • Economics or Business emphasis is helpful
  • Must possess the ability to communicate and work well within a team environment toward common business goals


The Company:

Putting the needs of customers first has taken Chief Industries, Inc. from a small construction company in 1954, to a highly diverse company with a reputation for manufacturing quality products and offering unparalleled customer service. Through its many divisions and subsidiaries, Chief Industries employs over 1,400 skilled and dedicated employees who produce a wide variety of products, many of which are used around the world.

A division of Chief Industries, Chief Buildings has designed and manufactured a wide variety of construction solutions for customers located throughout the United State since 1966. Specific applications include manufacturing, commercial, community and agricultural buildings. Each structure is designed to meet the needs of the customer. Chief Buildings are sold by authorized builders throughout the United States, and are manufactured in Grand Island, Nebraska and Rensselaer, Indiana.

Our Benefits:

This full-time position is eligible for full company benefits, including

  • Paid vacation and PTO policies
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Wellness program
  • 401(k) retirement with company match
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And much more.