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Senior Buyer

Company: Carolina Ingredients
Location: Rock Hill
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Carolina Ingredients, located in Rock Hill, SC, is a purveyor of the world s finest food ingredients. Carolina Ingredients takes pride in every aspect of their business, from their top-quality commercial food ingredients and superior seasoning blends to their outstanding customer service.Carolina Ingredients is currently looking for aSenior Buyerin thefood manufacturing/distribution industrywho is passionate about creating value, building partnerships, finding innovative solutions and who has a get it done right attitude.Job Summary:1.Manage finite scheduling at location based on customer demand, service levels, inventory plan, product seasonality and least landed costs while optimizing capacity.To perform responsible purchasing and material management functions with limited supervision within a framework of standard policies and procedures requiring initiative, accuracy, attention to detail, organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to concurrently manage multiple tasks.3.Interface cross functionally with Sales, Operations, Internal/External Warehousing and our Customer Service Team.Job Duties:Duti Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:Work with Supply Chain Manager and leads to keep balanced volume between plants. Manage optimum levels of RM/WIP inventories to support demandWork with Sales to support new product rollouts & maintain new products by providing pricing of ingredients.Update current landed costs upon receipt of price changes from vendors in GP system.Enter current landed costs into preliminary cost structures requested by Sales.Be a subject matter expert as it relates to the plant s ERP and Inventory System.Identifies and executes cost reduction opportunities with the Supply Chain Manager.Identifies the min/max for all material inventoriesMaintain a min level of inventoryManage purchase orders and material deliveriesWork with internal and external freight resources to ensure timely deliveries of inbound materials at competitive ratesIdentifies and drives best practices within total supply chain, including the development of supplier and supply related metricsCoordinates supplier management programs with the Supply Chain ManagerTracks, reports and processes quality performance program for all suppliers, eliminate supplier related quality issues through Root Causes Analysis and partnering with suppliers.Maintains the production schedule alongside the scheduler about new blends up and coming.Req Required Competencies & KnowledgeKno Knowledge of:Carolina Ingredients planning, products, and production processesKnowledge and experience with ERP/MRP systems, Microsoft Great Plains (GP) and Panatrack experience a plus.Skill Skills in: Well-developed phone and email skillsExperienced in conflict resolutionCommunicating our wants and needs on the phonePrioritizes work based on short and long-term objectivesSuccessfully analyzes and presents data to multiple levels of the organizationWell-developed project skillsEffective presentation, writing, and presentation of key reporting data points.Abili Abilty to:Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.Successfully multi-taskEnsure collaborative relationships with industry, trade, other associations, regulatory agencies and Carolina Ingredients staff.Lead best in class behaviors with focus on safety, inventory, quality, and policy focusMini Minmum Qualifications:Bachelor s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Operations and Supply Chain fields preferred.5+ years or relevant business experience in a purchasing/buyer role, knowledge of food industry a plus. Additional background in materials/inventory management Proficiency in MS Office Suite, ERP systemStrong communication skills both verbally and written

Keywords: Carolina Ingredients, Rock Hill , Senior Buyer, Other , Rock Hill, South Carolina

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