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    Tonka Water is Hiring a Purchasing Manager!

    Tonka Water is seeking to hire an experienced manager to supervise our Purchasing Department. 

    A successful candidate will meet the following requirements:

    • Four year college degree in business, engineering, construction management or a related field.
    • Three years experience in a production control role for a heavy industrial fabrication facility.
    • Three years managerial experience in a manufacturing/assembly environment.
    • Capable of resolving project and operational issues in a timely and cost effective manner
    • Experienced in negotiating and knowledgeable about contracts
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proven record of team formation and/or team leadership
    • High integrity and able to exercise independent judgment and discretion
    • Ability to travel

    Duties of the position include: 
    • Manage the procurement of all project based needs
    • Monitor the status of Tonka Water and subcontracted fabrication shops for capacity, capabilities, schedules and quality
    • Lead all supply chain management activities including identifying new suppliers, new products, quality issues, negotiations, etc.
    • Coordinate with our design team and fabrication shops to continuously improve the manufacturability of Tonka Water’s design
    • Communicate material pricing and inflation information to Estimating and management on a regular basis.
    • Report to appropriate personnel and committees on a periodic basis the status of Tonka Water and subcontract fabrication shops and other significant suppliers
    • Develop and maintain operating processes and procedures that provide for efficient and effective department performance
    • Process purchase orders, change orders and claims pertaining to Tonka Water projects
    • Coordinate fabrication shop schedules with inspection and maintain good working relationships with the tank fabricators
    • Participate in operational meetings and process improvements, and design reviews
    • Perform reviews, training, disciplinary actions and other duties related to maintaining department personnel

      We offer a friendly atmosphere and a full benefits package including:

      • Medical insurance with subsidized Health Savings Account
      • 401(k) plan with matching contribution
      • Life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance
      • Short and long-term disability insurance
      • Voluntary dental insurance
      • Cafeteria plan
      • Paid vacation and holidays
      • Tuition and health club reimbursement