Purchasing Specialist

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Location
ohio, OH
Salary
$65,000 - $75,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor
Date
Jun 19, 2017
Job ID
2478536
The Company:

Our client is an established and successful global organization in packaged and convenience foods industry.  In one of their specialty areas they are consider one of the top three supplies in the world. 
 
State side and international opportunities for growth available.
 
The Position:
The Purchasing Specialist will report to the Procurement Manager and is located in one of the 4 facility buildings in Ohio.

Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for maintaining acceptable inventory levels for assigned items to meet production schedules. 
  • Evaluate inventory position, plans future purchase requirements, and executes purchase orders. Negotiates terms and conditions on simple supplier contracts.
  • Monitors supplier performance to delivery commitments expedites when necessary and resolves issues when required. 
  • Works with suppliers to identify opportunities and implement quality, cost and/or delivery improvements 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:
  • 3 to 7 years of related experience within food industry
  • Competency in various software programs such as Word and Excel
  • Strong math skills 
Preferred:
  • BA/BS in Business related field
  • Experienced working in an ERP environment

COMPENSATION PACKAGE 
  • Bonus eligible
  • Matching 401(k) 
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package to include Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurances
  • Accrued vacation and ability to rollover up to 40 hours annually if have unused time
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 6 months of service 
  • EOE Minority/Female/Veteran Status/Disability
  • Phone allowance