Manufacturer of confection based dietary supplements and nutritional vitamins supplying the sports nutrition, natural product and nutraceutical markets.
200K sq. ft. Plant with 500 employees, 5-day, 3 shift, 3 mogul lines, 14 packaging lines, producing 30mm products daily. Company holds 37% of this market.
Creates purchase orders and manages raw material inventories to support the production schedule, delivery times, negotiates the prices
for services and products long-term and short-term transactions with vendors.
Plans strategic purchasing plans company-wide and collects data on potential suppliers and carriers.
Schedules shipping times and manages the requirements of freight travel.
Coordinate with other departments; Operations, Purchasing, Engineering, Quality, R&D and Warehouse.
5+ years’ experience in procurement / purchasing from food or beverage manufacturing.
MS Office applications and ERP systems.
Ideal: Certification from Institute for Supply Management.