ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Sourcing; assist functions with sourcing new items, vendor partners, equipment, and materials/ingredients for new product development, risk assessments, and cost savings projects. Handle more complex and critical purchases
  • Creating, implementing, executing, and tracking of strategic goals of the Procurement team. – Working with several teams throughout the organization to move initiatives forward.
  • Record management; of new vendor set-up, vendor evaluation & vendor master list, update pricing & material master records in CANOPY; Support external and internal audits and Corrective Action & Non-conforming Material Report.
  • Participate in annual budget/planning process to help all Procurement set and meet goals
  • Assist with action plans and performance with other functions, identify and monitor all potential projects for value.
  • Challenge the suppliers to improve their performance (reliability of supply, quality, services, costs, innovation).
  • Refine purchasing strategy according to internal needs and requirements consistent with the structure and patterns of supplier’s market.
  • Work with all buyers to assure we have the proper number of suppliers for each category to minimize costs and maximize availability.
  • Identify all costs levers related to an item/category in order to control, forecast and reduce them.
  • Forecast and estimate purchasing costs to help PSF to control its margin. Manage purchasing performance through group defined KPIs.
  • Capacity to share knowledge, skills and techniques to help execute projects effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to take part with the cross-functional team through a defined methodology using well-defined tools to reach the objective on time, on budget and on target.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Previous manufacturing, warehouse purchasing experience preferred.
  • Food Industry Preferred.
  • Strong communication abilities, written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of computer software. Excel, Word, Outlook
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
  • Associates degree or higher preferred; or equivalent to include a minimum of 5 years job related experience.

This is a management position
This is a full time position

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