Senior Buyer (Raw Materials and Ingredients) in Secaucus NJ

Frank CPG Partners
Title: 
Senior Buyer (Raw Materials and Ingredients)
Date: 
11/15/2020
Job ID: 
13788057
Location: 
Secaucus NJ
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Buyer, Raw Materials/Commodities

Sr. Buyer (Ingredients and Raw Materials)

The buyer will be responsible for ingredient and raw material vendor relationship management. This individual will be charged with developing and maintaining raw material standard operating procedures and overall commodity market analysis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ingredient vendor management including selection, price negotiation, product sampling, ingredient specification management, etc.
  • Coordinate timelines, inventories and transitions during material changes to minimize transition costs
  • Analyzes market dynamics/ trends and price environment in order to manage price risk
  • Maintain control of contracted materials through delivery, including follow-up with the vendor on any product specification issues
  • Creates, measures and communicates supplier performance metrics to improve service and reduce costs
  • Works with suppliers on development of new materials, products or services to optimize opportunity
  • Report forecasted volume to management to manage price risks and other variables in the supply chain

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 5 years of procurement experience
  • Experience in direct material buying, contract negotiations and supplier management
  • Preferred experience in the food industry. Experience in agricultural commodities a plus
  • Requires a BA (or equivalent) in business or related field

PREFERRED SKILLS, COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong communication skills
  • High level of computer competency
  • Leadership skills
  • Market Analysis skills
  • Spanish / English Bilingual

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