Purchasing/Supply Chain Agent in Westlake OH

Lyons Magnus
Purchasing/Supply Chain Agent
Job ID: 
Westlake OH
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Job Types:
Logistics Management, Purchasing Supervisor/Manager, Supply Chain Analyst/Mgr.


Creativity, innovative thinking and the manufacturing of top-quality products have put Lyons Magnus in the forefront of the food industry. Lyons is involved in each phase of the food manufacturing process from the growing of the raw materials to the marketing of the finished products and everything in between. Lyons produces more than 2,000 different items for the industrial ingredient and foodservice segments, designing products for some of the top restaurant chains in the country, as well as international accounts.

This huge undertaking could not be done without a diverse and talented staff. At Lyons, our people are the heart of our organization. Lyons is proud to cultivate a thriving work environment with employees who are not just satisfied and productive, but engaged in creating the future the company s and their own.

Lyons Magnus is seeking a Purchasing/Supply Chain Agent for its Westlake, OH, Phillips Syrups and Sauces Facility.

Job Summary

A member of the procurement department for Phillips Syrups and Sauces, this position is responsible for support for the procurement of raw materials and procurement related activities in a manner that supports operations production at the Westlake, OH plant, and may support our other Lyons Magnus facilities across the country.

Essential duties and Responsibilities

Supports the mission, values and vision of the company

Maintains the best interest of the company first and foremost

Review and procure raw materials per required specifications for weekly production

Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items

Prepare purchase orders in an accurate and legible manner per accounting requirements

Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers

Manage procurement quantities in a cost-efficient manner in relation to usage demand

Achieve an understanding of commodities and purchase strategies

Achieve an understanding of packaging and purchase strategies

Maintain a viable and competitive vendor base

Maintain a competitive transportation network to support logistics

Analyze customer sales forecast scheduling raw ingredients and packaging

Operate and analyze material requirement planning software

Purchase materials from vendors, as needed, and send to the required sales location

Approve and prepare invoices for payments

Interact with QA regarding raw material specifications and usage approval

Communicate with Inventory Department in verification of raw material stock levels

Coordinate transportation for material movement between outsourced warehouses

Coordinate and support Global Strategic Sourcing (GSS) in conducting RFPs/RFIs as related to site


Highly skilled in MS Office

Excellent organizational oral / written and communication skills

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to multi-task and handle changing priorities in a fast pace office environment.

Self-motivated, ability to plan and act without need for instruction

Willing to gain knowledge and assume additional responsibility for advancement

Education and/or Experience

A minimum of a Bachelor s degree from an accredited university preferably in Business Administration, Supply Chain Logistics or related field.

2+ years experience within related field.

Additional Information

Our compensation program is designed to attract, motivate, and retain the very best people. Lyons Magnus offers a comprehensive benefits plan that include: Health, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Sec. 125, 401(k) plan, and more. If you meet these requirements and are eager to join a dynamic company poised for further growth, please respond with your cover letter, and salary requirements.

To learn more about Lyons Magnus, LLC its products and core values, visit

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