ITT Corporation Purchasing Supervisor* in The Woodlands, Texas

Job Description:


The Purchasing Supervisor will plan, administer and direct the purchase of materials and supplies while meeting the requirements of production schedules through sound purchasing practices and proper vendor relationships.


-Communicate with vendors regarding the critical delivery needs, major contractors, majors material reject problems and new products or processes which might offer major cost reductions. -

-Review quoting and sourcing activities to ensure quality and delivery needs are constantly met as well as competitive pricing as required.

-Develop, negotiate and implement a comprehensive make-or-buy policy across all current in-house manufacturing processes.

-Review the material cost variances of purchased parts to ensure that materials are being purchased at proper pricing levels and recognize pricing trends affecting future pricing forecasting.

-Review shortages to ensure that the best possible delivery date is being obtained.Take appropriate action to prevent future shortages.

-Review and discuss pricing forecast. Achieve cost saving goals, monitor open defective material reports and corrective action reports to ensure a timely disposition of rejected goods and timely answers.

-Produce on a regular timescale, financial review information for projects released for ordering, projects pending release from Engineering and defined future aspects.

-Ensure that all work carried out conforms to the company’s quality assurance procedures.

-Ensure that all business relations between the unit and the vendor are carried out expeditiously and in a professional manner

-Maintain relations with all other departments to keep purchasing personnel abreast of new product releases, quality trends and changes in the material input plan, etc.

-Maintain communication with other units and Corporate Purchasing in order to maximize the full potential of corporate leveraging.

-Develop and maintain inventory programs that are in alignment with the company’s inventory reduction objectives.

-Administer the logistics of transporting product from the vendors to the point of use.

-Responsible for placing purchase orders in a buying capacity.

-Maintenance of Building

-Keep MSDS sheets updated on ITT web

-Work w/ GSS team to achieve savings goals

This position requires visibility to controlled documents




ITT CTreat


United States

EEO Statement:

“ITT Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”

Minimum Education Requirements:

BS/BA Degree or Equivalent

Paid Relocation Available?:


Percent of Travel Required:

Less than 25%

Position Title:

Purchasing Supervisor*

Skills and Experience:


-Four-year college or university program certificate; and minimum of five to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

-Must be familiar with mechanical terminology, component parts and manufacturing operations.

-Must understand the basic principles of packaging, marketing, accounting, planning, production and material control.

-Must be able to read and interpret blueprints.

-Excellent communication skills.

Work Location:

TX, The Woodlands