The Purchasing and Inventory Control Manager (PICM) is responsible for managing Water4’s Programmatic Purchasing, Inventory System, and Controls, which includes managing Oklahoma City Headquarters (OKC) and international purchasing, as well as managing and controlling OKC inventory and developing and supporting NUMA Franchises to manage their own inventories in an online inventory management system.
The PICM works closely with the Director of International Operations to ensure that Water4’s purchasing requirements are being fulfilled, project timelines and budgets are being met, and applicable procurement processes as part of Strategic Partnerships are being followed. The PICM will also work closely with the Production Manager to ensure that purchased and manufactured products are correctly tracked, entered, and removed from Water4’s inventory as final products are produced and packed for shipment.
The PICM will also work cross-functionally with the Operations and Finance departments to ensure the internal processes, auditing, and reconciliation requirements are being fully complied with. The PICM will work to ensure that Water4 is cost-effective in operations, helping to find ways to increase efficiencies and reduce vendor and product costs.
The PICM will facilitate international purchases and shipments of supplies and equipment for Water4 Enterprises, including meeting, negotiating, reviewing paperwork and contracts, tracking shipments, and reviewing final clearance documents for customs taxes in coordination with enterprises management and logistics teams. The PICM will also track and ensure the repayment of these supplies and equipment to Water4 when Water4 extends a short-term line of credit to Water4 Enterprise partners.
Finally, the PICM will provide support to Water4 enterprises to develop and implement their own purchasing and inventory control processes, with an emphasis on inventory management and receiving international shipments in the first year. Required travel will be focused on providing support specifically in this area.
Responsibilities will include:
Qualifications & Education Requirements
The following competencies are expected of all Water4 employees
Position Reports To:Director of International Operations
Location:Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Application Deadline:Rolling Review
Salary: $55,000 – 65,000
To Apply for this Job:Please submit your resume here: https://water4.breezy.hr/p/9b97da33eeea-purchasing-and-inventory-control-manager
Organization Summary:Water4, a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt entity incorporated under the laws of the State of Oklahoma, USA, is an international nonprofit using faith, innovation, and empowerment to reimagine a world free from the water crisis. Water4 equips missional entrepreneurs in developing nations to create lasting economic, physical and spiritual change through market-based safe water solutions. This approach puts the solutions to local problems in the hands of local people and ensures that safe water access is sustained by local resources. Since 2008, Water4 has impacted the lives of over one million people in more than 30 countries through the power of safe and living water.