Purchasing Buyer/Expediter/Planner - #99778

Newly Weds® Foods

Date: 04/19/2022 12:00 PM

City: Horn Lake, Mississippi

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

This position is responsible for purchasing and verifying terms in order to ensure the speedy delivery of product for both customer’s and Production’s needs.

  • Performs purchasing functions for the Plant to ensure product is here timely to meet customer orders and Production’s needs. Review orders and coordinate to the projected requirements and need for Floor Stocks.

  • Decides on the manner in which orders maybe placed based on Corporate or Plant rules and regulations and the knowledge of the ingredient needs.

  • Verifies pricing, freight charges, and shipment data on all orders. Ensures that billed data matches the price quotes before releasing data for processing.

  • Works with customer service and production to update and or expedite the order based on feedback, on concerns, and on purchasing history knowledge.

  • Evaluates Real Time Inventory Report weekly identifying root cause and corrective action. .

  • Assists Department by establishing and maintaining records, updating system data and by performing various clerical functions as directed.

  • Maintains records and prepares reports.

  • Provides inventory assistance.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma plus 2 years of college or equivalent education, training, and/or experience.

  • Minimum 1 year experience in purchasing/buyer role within the food production industry.

  • Ability to pass Comprehension and Math Tests

  • Must have Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft word, excel, and AS400.

Newly Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Newly Weds Foods will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States without assistance or support from Newly Weds Foods. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

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Horn Lake, MS

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Purchasing - Procurement, Inventory


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