Reports to: Purchasing Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
The ideal candidate is professional and motivated with a strong work ethic. Has the ability to prioritize responsibilities in a fast paced environment. Candidate must be a team player yet able to work independently with little supervision. Must be organized, flexible, analytical and detail oriented, be able to make good judgment decisions and to multitask. Position is responsible for the execution and optimization of daily purchasing activities and cost analysis.
Two key functions of this position are developing strong relationships in the supplier community while working to enhance and leverage cost improvements within the function.
Key Job Responsibilities:
The position provides an exciting combination of hands-on and technical analysis and administrative tasks. Time will be spent in the office. Work closely with quality auditors, production supervisors and managers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required. Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management, or equivalent preferred, not required.
Scope of Authority
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The above statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required for the position. Flexibility and improvement of job skills are essential to all positions at Great American Snacks.
Great American Snacks is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.