Buyer

Anaheim Permanent USD70,000 - USD75,000
  • Excellent Growth Opportunity with Food & Beverage Company
  • Fast-paced environment within stable company with outstanding financial backing

About Our Client

Mid-size start-up food & beverage company with a highly loyal customer basis and well-known brand presence.

Job Description

  • Maintain a material plan based on backlog, new customer orders, inventory levels, minimum order quantities, and lead times.
  • Determine material requirements from customer sales forecast and orders, production schedules and bills of material.
  • Establish strong vendor relations.
  • Obtain vendor quotes and negotiate for the best possible price.
  • Procure materials at the highest quality, lowest possible cost, with consistent on-time delivery to meet schedules.
  • Expedite orders and requests as needed and communicate the status to all relevant departments.
  • Consistently update records related to items purchased, costs, delivery, quality, and inventory.
  • Resolve non-conforming items with users and vendors to determine the root cause and take corrective action.
  • Prepare and process purchase orders for supplies, raw material and capital expenditures.
  • Keeps abreast of market trends, changes in business practices in assigned markets, new materials entering market, etc.
  • May work with manufactures or potential vendors to undertake the manufacturing of custom-designed items.
  • Perform other job-related duties as needed.



MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

* Preferred Bachelor's degree
* 2+ years related food industry experience preferred
* Thorough working knowledge of purchasing policies, processes and procedures.
* Strong negotiation skills
* Strong business ethics
* Knowledge of RFP, CfB, and IfB.
* Excellent interpersonal relations and written/oral communication skills.
* Strong computer skills with knowledge of QuickBooks, Excel, Outlook, and Word.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Long term growth opportunity
  • Standard benefits package
  • full-time salaried position
Contact
Kacie Cunningham
Quote job ref
JN-042022-5587410

Job summary

Sector
Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Direct Procurement
Industry
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Location
Anaheim
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Kacie Cunningham
Job Reference
JN-042022-5587410