Purchasing & Store Room Supervisor in Cofield NC

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Perdue Farms
Purchasing & Store Room Supervisor
Job ID: 
Cofield NC
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Job Types:
Buyer, Purchasing Supervisor/Manager

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it&##39;s second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.


Perdue AgriBusiness has an opening for a Purchasing & Store Room Supervisor in Cofield, NC.

This position will be responsible for managing the purchasing function and the value of the inventory contained in the Industrial Parts Room.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead the associates to include hiring, training and developing the staff to meet the needs of the department.
  • Ensure safe working conditions for all associates.
  • Purchase non-stock parts and materials as well as manage storeroom inventories to ensure accurate and appropriate levels of material and parts are maintained.
  • Create and manage all Purchase Orders and ensure proper documentation and approvals are attached per company policies.
  • Identify overstock parts, slow moving parts and obsolete parts and take appropriate action.
  • Develop processes and procedures to reduce and manage emergency buys and inventory stock outs.
  • Evaluate proposals from vendors. Ensure all work is completed in accordance with all Federal, State and local environmental requirements.
  • Manage storeroom records and files.
  • Develop and distribute routine and ad hoc management reports as required.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with suppliers, internal customers and be current with activities and issues that may adversely impact purchasing and storeroom operations.

Minimum Education

  • High school or equivalent (required)
  • Bachelor&##39;s degree in Business Administration or related field (preferred)

Experience Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience with degree.
  • 5 – 7 years of experience in purchasing or parts management can be substituted for a BS Degree
  • Understanding of manufacturing technologies, maintenance management systems and processes
  • Understanding of standard software applications
  • Able to obtain forklift certification
  • Strong communication, math, organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong supervisory and interpersonal skills

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Able to move freely throughout the AgriBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150&##39;), able to lift 50 pounds, exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db – hearing protection required) and chemicals (SDS sheets available). Required to wear personal protective equipment. Required to travel to remote supplier locations and AgriBusiness facilities. Able to use standard office equipment to include telephone and computer.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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