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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.

Requirements:

  • 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.
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