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Procurement Manager

Date: Aug 16, 2019

Location: Reno, NV, US, 89521

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Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is the manufacturing headquarters for both Torchmate® and Vernon Tool® branded product lines. We manufacture CNC plasma cutting machines for two distinct markets: pipe profiling (Vernon Tool), and plate cutting (Torchmate).


  • Direct the procurement team and participate in cost saving efforts
  • Develop purchasing instructions and procedures.
  • Manage the company’s day-to-day purchasing activities and ensure smooth supply of goods and services
  • Propose improvements to the current purchasing system for higher efficiencies and lower costs
  • Negotiate with vendors for goods and services
  • Perform end to end service contract management.
  • Collaborate with internal groups to contribute in management of obsolete and slow-moving stock
  • Responsible for coordinating sourcing activities with suppliers to ensure on time delivery, quality, and cost effectiveness
  • Manage material stocking levels to maintain proper balance between stock availability and inventory levels
  • Responsible for identifying and developing supplier base
  • Validate and rank most critical vendors with performance score cards
  • Must use SAP data to develop reports and metrics to monitor lead times, availability, stocking levels, etc.
  • Responsible for maintaining SAP procurement data integrity and accuracy incl. lead times, replenishment times, costs, etc.
  • Work closely with production manager to identify and plan resource requirements to ensure on time delivery of our products
  • Communicate effectively within the division and with other functional areas of the company to maintain alignment of customer service and manufacturing objectives
  • Hire, train and review of performance of staff members
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Possess strong negotiation skills and contract law knowledge
  • Project Management experience preferred
  • Must be proficient in SAP (or similar ERP system) with demonstrated ability to create reports and metrics
  • Ability to organize/prioritize tasks, possess a sense of urgency, be self-directed and self-motivated
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for internal and external customers
  • Excellent organization skills to handle a constantly changing set of priorities
  • The ability to manage the procurement team



  • Manufacturing environment; may be exposed to loud noises, changing temperatures, and machinery with moving parts.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Supply Management 
Section:  Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems (US70) 


Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

Job Segment: ERP, Welding, SAP, Pipe Welding, Project Manager, Technology, Manufacturing

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