Senior Buyer in Wilmington MA

Monogram Food Solutions
Title: 
Senior Buyer
Date: 
10/30/2021
Job ID: 
29024
Location: 
Wilmington MA
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Buyer, Purchasing Supervisor/Manager, Supply Chain Analyst/Mgr.

Job Summary:

Our role of Sr. Buyer is based in Wilmington, MA and will be responsible for managing the overall Monogram Foods/Supplier relationship at Plant level. Includes sourcing, negotiating, planning, and analyzing commodities to align Monogram Foods with strategic suppliers. This position will report to the Operations Procurement Director.

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Place purchase orders for ingredients, supplies and packaging materials as assigned
  • Contact suppliers to get updates on orders, expedite and troubleshoot late shipments as necessary
  • Identify and qualify potential new suppliers, request samples, specifications and cost
  • Resolve freight/shipment issues, address quality concerns and pricing discrepancies
  • Manage the return, replacement and credit for problem deliveries
  • Support cross-functional activities and interact with Logistics, Quality, Marketing, R&D and Sales to assess current and future sourcing requirements
  • Coordinate regularly with scheduling, warehousing, accounting, and production departments
  • Monitor purchases and inventory replenishment of materials and ingredient inventories to meet weekly production requirements
  • Actively seek opportunities to improve quality and service while driving out costs
  • Manage inventory levels through the use of tools and analysis to minimize risk of write-off while ensuring production continuity
  • Maintain personal knowledge of market trends, including analysis of market drivers, cost structures and technical improvements
  • Participate in meetings involving cross-functional teams, leadership, suppliers or customers


The Ideal Candidate will have the Following Qualifications

Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field preferred
  • 5 or more years of professional experience required (Food Purchasing experience preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal abilities, communication skills, analytical capabilities, and customer service experience desired
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills with a keen sense of urgency required
  • Comfortable with developing and presenting out topics to various groups including leadership
  • Motivated, self-starter, able to work independently and make fact-based decisions/recommendations
  • Able to see the bigger picture and work collaboratively with other business partners to accomplish the common goal
  • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel preferred, Power BI desirable) and ERP systems (MS D365 preferred)
  • Additional experience/training in process improvement (Six Sigma or other technique), critical problem solving, and project management desired.
  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment preferred.
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