POSITION AVAILABLE:

JO 15367 Purchasing Agent – Beverage Manufacturer

Location:

Southeastern Wisconsin Area

Salary Range:

To $65/70 K + Bonus potential,  100%  Employer paid  Benefits  Plan,  401K etc.

Summary:

 

This position will deal primarily with sourcing ingredients and packaging materials as well as assisting with all aspects of incoming and outgoing shipments. This position's purpose is to establish effective inventory controls, record all materials, and schedule timely shipments. The Purchasing Agent will report to the VP Operations & indirectly to the Executive VP.

Responsibilities:

 

·         Manage the sourcing of ingredients and packaging materials for beverage products

·         Assist in the negotiations of supply contracts for ingredients and packaging materials

·         Qualify vendors for raw materials and packaging components with the R&D and QA Departments

·         Establish effective supply chain and inventory controls with the Production department

·         Schedule shipments of raw materials and finished goods to and from the facility

·         Establish economic order quantities for applicable ingredients and packaging

 

Qualifications:

 

3-5+ years of related work experience in the Food & Beverage industry

 

Experience in purchasing, operations and/or supply chain management

Broad knowledge of Cost Accounting, Quality Assurance and R&D

 

Ability to interact with other departments including Production, QA and R&D

 

Contact:

Terri Sherman, Vice President-Industrial Foods, Ingredients & Flavors, Tom Sloan & Associates, tsherman@tsloan.com, 920-261-8890

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