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Purchasing Manager

Company: Newly Weds Foods
Location: Springdale
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary The Purchasing Manager is responsible for Managing the Purchase, Receipt, and Valuation of approved materials, equipment, and services.Benefits:Medical InsurancePrescription Drug PlanDental/Vision InsuranceEmployee Incentive PlanFlexible Spending AccountCash Accumulation Plan-401KLife/AD&D InsuranceShort- Term/Long-Term DisabilityVacation PlanPaid HolidaysEmployee Assistance ProgramAdoption Assistance ProgramTuition ReimbursementMaternity/Paternity LeavePet InsuranceEssential Functions: Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability.
Manage Purchasing Department budget(s).
In conjunction with Corporate Purchasing, Update and Maintain purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying materials, equipment, machinery and supplies. Includes Managing, Preparing, and Processing of purchase orders for supplies, equipment, and services.
Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials.
Resolve vendor or contractor grievances and claims against suppliers.
Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
Administer Purchasing/ERP and support systems. Includes AS/400, Lotus Notes, and MS Excel minimally.
Actively manage Daily Average Inventory (DAI) and Inventory Turns to within company guidelines; while supporting production volume requirements.
Arrange for disposition of surplus and aged materials.
Manage maintenance of records of goods and services ordered and received per company policy.
Propose alternate Vendors and Suppliers to Corporate Purchasing.
Must comply with all safety rules and Company policies.
Perform other duties or special projects as needed. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required.
Minimum of five years' experience in Purchasing or related discipline.
Strong communication, analytical abilities, organization skills and general knowledge of ERP applications, Microsoft 0ffice and Lotus Notes . Working knowledge of AS/400 a plus. Work Environment:
General office setting
Periodic exposure to: (1) warehouse, (2) loud environment, (3) airborne particulate with strong odors associated with spicy food ingredients
Fast-paced, self-driven, resource lean environment
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. New Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Newly Weds Foods will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States without assistance or support from Newly Weds Foods. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Keywords: Newly Weds Foods, Springdale , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Springdale, Arkansas

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