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Unifi Manufacturing Inc.
Yadkinville, NC 27055
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Responsible and accountable for the purchasing process concerning all indirect equipment, materials, parts, and services for assigned site locations. Communicate, coordinate, and work closely with indirect suppliers and internal stakeholders to obtain the best overall total cost of ownership, build strong working relationships and leverages purchases.


  • Responsible for initiating and creating purchase orders of up to $35 Million annually through the Oracle purchasing system, either manually or through the automated requisition process. Special projects could inflate this amount periodically. Minimize order processing cost by accuracy, updating cost in quote file, consolidating purchase orders and maximizing price breaks/discounts.

  • Research, resource, and negotiate with suppliers for best total cost of ownership and provide year over year cost savings of $50,000 or more.

  • Build effective relationships with suppliers and internal resources that will support company success.

  • Follow-up with suppliers concerning shipment delays, shortages, availability of supplies, and bring resolution to any issues to avoid manufacturing downtime.

  • Back-up packaging manager in planning, scheduling, and inventory management of all packaging.

  • Determine mode of most cost effective transportation with suppliers and Unifi traffic department.

  • Partner with corporate import coordinator to ensure accuracy of documentation and reduce adverse effects of any issues with customs compliance and delivery of goods.

  • Authorized to determine tanker loads of fuel needed, purchase, and schedule delivery.

  • Partner with finance to ensure accurate and timely banking and supplier documentation for prepayments/payments to support schedule of Capital Lease Projects.

  • Evaluate invoice hold discrepancies daily; determine, coordinate, and implement actions for resolution with supplier or internal stakeholder, ensuring suppliers are paid in a timely manner and all discounts and credits offered are acquired.

  • Partner with accounts payable monthly, quarterly and at year end to verify that purchase orders and invoices are processed within the accurate accounting period. Review quarterly open purchase orders and close all valid orders for accurate financial reporting.

  • Provide guidance to supply rooms personnel regarding Oracle, inventory management, supplier quotes, and order processing.

  • Communicate with internal stakeholders/suppliers to ensure all required documentation for supplier updates, additions, and deletions are compliant.

  • Authorized Visa card user and responsible for maintaining and communicating all Purchasing Visa card purchases and documentation.

  • Ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, update accordingly, and assist in audits.

  • Assist with inventory item adds/changes or inactivating inventory data based on inventory usage.


  • Education: Requires a Bachelor Degree and three years of experience or 6-8 years of equivalent experience in purchasing or related area. CPM a plus.

  • Experience: Must possess excellent communication and negotiation skills; be able to interact with people at all levels. This position makes independent judgments.

  • Skills/Competencies: Proficiency in MS Office applications; Oracle business system preferred; Detail oriented; ability to work in a fast paced environment; able to handle multiple tasks & projects including stakeholder/ and supplier inquiries; self-motivated individual with strong work ethic; commitment to deadlines; must be eager to learn and work well with others.

- Unifi offers an outstanding work environment and an excellent pay / benefits package.
- All applicants are subject to a criminal background check, work history review and drug screening.
- Unifi Manufacturing, Inc. participates in E-Verify.
- No immigration sponsorship is available for this role.
- You may also visit us at www.unifi.com/careers


To apply for this role, www.unifi.com/careers.



  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills


  • 2 - 3 years: Oracle business system experience, preferred

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Posted: 2020-09-30 Expires: 2020-10-29
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