Buyer/Purchaser

The Love Beets production facility is looking for a buyer/purchaser to provide leadership and daily direction to the Supply Chain team. The buyer will be responsible for providing support in establishing strategy and direction of procurement initiatives in alignment with company objectives.

Location: Rochester, NY

JOB SUMMARY:

This position provides leadership and daily direction to the Supply Chain Team and provides support in establishing strategy and direction of procurement initiatives in alignment with company objectives. This position will be required to develop and execute within the team, sourcing activities on an ongoing basis in order to provide competitive predictable pricing, cost optimization, and assured supply strategies, with the litigation of risk to Love Beets, and the customer. The individual will be expected to deliver year over year benefits in the key areas to assist the organization in meeting budget and customer goals. You will conduct market research, and follow market trends that will affect pricing, delivery and quality. The Supply Chain Manager, oversees all strategic sourcing and acquisition of direct raw material, including ingredients and packaging.  This position will manage supplier conformance through direct visits and development of a supplier management program. This roll is responsible for working directly with the Operation Director to develop strategic procurement goals and strategies for implementation to ensure corporate objectives are met. The individual will be expected to be qualified and capable, with detailed knowledge in food manufacturing practices and procedures.

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