Accessibility Links

Global Senior Buyer - Ingredients

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 337001/008_1565819453
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 14/08/2019
  • Global Senior Buyer
  • Associate Level
  • Charlotte, NC

My client, an herbal tea and coffee manufacturer, is looking to hire a Senior Buyer for their growing department. The Senior Buyer is responsible for assisting with the strategic management within the supply chain function, creating pricing strategies and buying plans while implementing the most cost-effective sourcing procedures. The Senior Buyer will focus their sole efforts on herbal products, tea and other food related ingredients.

Responsibilities and Desired Experience:

  • Write purchase orders and oversee vendor receipt/acknowledgement.
  • Oversee inventory flow and negotiate product costs.
  • Create strategies on a bi-annual basis for the responsible category.
  • Ensure vendor manual compliance and monitor competitors pricing.
  • Execute price changes in a timely manner to ensure weekly deadlines.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management or related discipline.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience working with buying food ingredients.
  • Well-versed knowledge of buying, tasting and grading tea and herbal products.
  • Demonstrated global procurement and international supply chain experience.
  • Experience working with export operations and ocean freight.
  • Experience implementing sustainable sourcing practices.
Similar jobs
Senior Buyer
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Toledo, Ohio
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Description One of the largest worldwide manufacturers of aerial work platforms and scaffolding is looking for an experienced Senior Buyer to join their team. The Senior Buyer will be responsible for all the
Global Category Manager - Logistics/Transport
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Description A global construction client is looking for a Global category manager for Logistics services to take up a greenfield position in part of their new procurement function
Supply Chain Manager
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Wisconsin
  • Salary: US$95000 - US$125000 per year
  • Description Supply Chain Manager Salary: $95K-125K Company Summary: A growing leader in the global food, beverage, industry located in Wisconsin is looking for an individual to help lead a supply and chain team
Sr. Buyer - Bearings
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Valencia, California
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Description Job Responsibilities: * Develop and deploy category sourcing strategies for various parts of the organizations * Formulating regional / in-country / global sourcing strategies on key spend categories
Project Procurement Lead
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Leipzig, Sachsen
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Description A rapidly growing and market leader in the Medical Device sector, are looking for a strategic and highly ambitious candidate to join their newly created Procurement Organisation