Purchasing Manager - Nutrition - Details - Eagle Jobs

Purchasing Manager - Nutrition - Details

Open for Applications Until Tuesday, June 30, 2020.


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Buhl, ID

Job Description

Do you possess a Bachelor's degree with a specialization in Supply Chain, or Ag/Business Administration or a related field? Do you have a minimum of 3 years of previous experience in purchasing, sales, inventory control, and the use of an ERP system? Are you an excellent communicator with the ability to lead a team? If you said yes to these questions, we want to hear from YOU!

For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!

General Purpose and Scope of Position:

The role of the Purchasing Manager is to provide the company with consistent service to customers and suppliers by effectively managing the purchase contracts for an assigned geographical region, or specific ingredients and to develop a sustainable business with acceptable margins as outlined by division, and to promote growth, manage risk and present opportunities for growth in the designated area.

Key Personal Attributes Include:

Must be able to establish and maintain good working relationships with Customers, Suppliers, and Coworkers
Attention to detail and a strong work ethic delivered with professionalism
Exceptional organizational skills
Service-oriented and quality-driven while possessing integrity
Knowledge of industry markets and a general understanding of regulatory requirements
Collect market information and gain comprehensive knowledge about the ingredients marketed
Manage risk by operating within established guidelines
Ability to develop and communicate a strategy for their area of responsibility
Manage key aspects for the execution of the business including Working Capital metrics as outlined by the company, annual budget preparation for the area of responsibility including expense management
Exhibits a strong ability to handle multiple demands with a sense of urgency, drive and commitment
Works well under stress with the ability to deliver on time
Specific Responsibilities and
Key Deliverables Include:

Work with the marketing team to understand the products where Wilbur-Ellis would have a competitive advantage
Develop, maintain and enhance a close working relationship between the company and our suppliers
Examine and evaluate marketplace business conditions, vendor opportunities, and new product introductions
Manage, support, and promote the development, growth, and success of the purchasing staff
Strive to exceed the company goals as to gross profit production and the gross profit percentage
Responsible for controlling and monitoring the company inventory, making sure that the inventory level is reviewed monthly and that the levels meet our company month supply levels
Stay abreast of market conditions, changes in products, changes in price levels, terms, discounts, allowances, and changes with suppliers
Purchase at the lowest costs, improve the quality and marketability of our products, and seek new and/or better products that the company can sell competitively at improved gross profit margins
Evaluate and offer suggestions to increase results, which should include better methods, systems, and procedures
Review the performance of the purchasing staff

Compensation and Benefits:

Competitive annual salary (to be determined based on experience and other factors)
Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, Employee Assistance Program, vacation, sick time, life insurance, + more); Pension Plan, 401k match up to 3%
Drug-Free Workplace
Key Skills and Abilities Include:

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or Ag/Business or equivalent experience
3 years or more of Purchasing, Sales, Inventory control, use of ERP system
Strong computer skills MS Office programs
Great interpersonal, verbal and written communication
Strong mathematical skills
Strong negotiations and contract management skills
Capable of overnight business travel, including occasional travel by airplane
How To Apply
Apply online at: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/WIL1015WELC/JobBoard/301f072f-bb97-f32c-497b-18cdfbd619ce/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=c90933d4-8a19-4cb8-aa75-5a79f7a80147