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22 May 2018

West Coast Produce Procurement Manager – California

Posted by Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #33622

An established food manufacturing organization is seeking an experiences Produce Procurement Manager to join their team in CA.  The Produce Procurement Manager will be responsible for locating and identifying supply opportunities to meet or exceed company goals of assigned commodities.  Communicate and execute approved sourcing programs with timely and effective review of supplier performance

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining vendor relations and recruitment
  • Manage and maintain inventories within guidelines
  • Executes assigned contracted Raw Product commodities
  • Enforce and communicate Raw Product specifications
  • Forecast and communicate potential quality problems and availability of assigned commodities
  • Create and assure purchase orders are entered for all applicable assigned raw products
  • Create debit/credit memos as needed.
  • Review and communicate budget variances for all cost of assigned commodities.
  • Assist in marketing excess supplies as needed, including consignment orders

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • 5 plus years vegetable planning, procurement, supply chain or other relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or other applicable experience
  • English: effective written and verbal communicator; Spanish: written and verbal proficiency desired
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, and able to learn about other relevant programs, knowledge of PACA laws and regulations, USDA vegetable guidelines and basic agronomy, comfortable and professional speaker on telephone, analytical and attentive

Salary: DOE, Medical Benefits

Please contact Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com

 

Job Categories: Buying, Procurement. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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