Warehouse Purchasing Specialist in Mechanicsburg PA

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Dairy Farmers of America
Warehouse Purchasing Specialist
Job ID: 
Mechanicsburg PA
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Job Types:
Buyer, Purchasing Supervisor/Manager

Dairy Farmers of America is looking for a highly dependable team player to join our staff as WAREHOUSE PURCHASING SPECIALIST at our Mechanicsburg, PA facility. If you are fascinated by the process of industrial food & beverage manufacturing and are committed to supporting our reputation for excellent products, then this is the place for you.

Shift:Day Shift. Monday-Friday


The role of Warehouse Purchasing Specialist is to acquire materials and supplies; to place purchase orders for goods that have standard costs and quoted discounts already in place.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Operations Department to identify and procure necessary packaging and ingredients (P&I) for the plant.
  • Prepare, complete and maintain accurate reports/records on all ordering of P&I and file all related documentation.
  • Coordinates purchasing activities with other departments to maintain inventory at planned levels.
  • Prepare, review, follow up on and track orders to ensure delivery and efficient stock or materials for plant success.
  • Input and maintain orders placed including inventory purchase orders, price changes and order updates.
  • Maintain a weekly and monthly inventory of P&I.
  • Responsible for entries in SAP Computer System.
  • Communicate as required with truck drivers, customers, vendors and suppliers in a professional manner.
  • Expected to function as an engaged employee and contribute to the site s continuous improvement efforts.
  • Follow all DFA GMP s and work in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, quality and sanitation requirements.
  • Other duties may be assigned as required
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