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Buyer (Ingredients)

Company: Johnsonville, LLC
Location: Sheboygan Falls
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

To be the best and to make the best, we must start with the best. From capital goods to cuts of meat, ingredients, packaging, technology and more, Johnsonville s procurement team is responsible for sourcing a wide variety of materials for the organization s use throughout its operations. As a purchasing Member, you ll work with other teams across many company functions to develop new Johnsonville products.Johnsonville, LLCPostingBuyer (Ingredients)Position Overview:Johnsonville, LLC, a strong, high-growth company, has an opportunity for a results driven and detailed oriented professional to be responsible for the tactical sourcing function for all ingredients used within the company, and other miscellaneous materials as deemed appropriate. This position will interact cross-functionally, primarily with R&D, Scheduling, and with our supply base. Flexible Work Schedule: Opportunityfor Hybrid schedule after training; Summer Hours Available Memorial Day through Labor Day (half day Fridays)Responsibilities: Purchase the optimum quantity of ingredients for each facility to fulfill our customers
demands. Purchase the necessary materials and services as required by our customers in a timely manner. Professionally, creatively, and ethically negotiate with suppliers to obtain the optimum value. Optimize the level of our ingredient inventories to maximize inventory turns, minimize obsolescence, and reduce the risk of stock-outs. Be involved in periodic business reviews and supplier scorecard process with strategic suppliers to gauge performance and set measurements for success. Develop and enhance long-term supplier relationships within a win-win environment. Provide forecasts to our suppliers on a regular basis. Participate in cross functional teams responsible for developing and delivering new products that support Johnsonville s innovation pipeline Ensure continuity of supply and recommend alternates to avoid supply disruptions.
Collaborate with internal and external customers along with our suppliers to ensure proper supply and quality standards. Gather the appropriate documentation for raw materials and store it in the appropriate repository. Perform other duties as assignedEducation: Bachelor s Degree preferred Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or APICS Certification is a plusExperience: A minimum of three years of pertinent work experience required Experience in the sourcing of materials and services for a CPG company preferred Experience in SAP Business Software or MRP systems a plusSkills: Knowledgeable in ERP and MRP systems, inventory control, and Purchasing laws Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office products Ability to work successfully in a team environment, strong interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, ability to multi-task, and drive for results Strong communication skills (written, oral, listening) with ability to instill confidence and trust Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills Self-starter with a keen awareness of customer and team needs Ability to work in typical office conditions with frequent use of computer equipment Proven ability to manage work flow with frequent interruptions Analyze complex problems internally and externally, prioritize actions and follow through with strong attention to detailLocation:
Global Sausage Headquarters, Sheboygan Falls, WI
(Our office is about an hour north of Milwaukee)Coach:
Supplier Development Coordinator(We don t have bosses at Johnsonville. We have Coaches. They are there to help you develop your talents. They cannot make you run laps.)Member Status:
Fulltime, Salaried(At Johnsonville, you are not an employee. You are a Member and, yes, Membership has its privileges
like the ability to buy sausage at great discounts. Our more traditional benefits are great, too.)Travel: Occasional, less than 10% (Not a ton)Reason for Posting:
Member left JohnsonvilleAbout our CompanySince 1945, our family-owned band of sausage-makers has invented better ways to make, eat and prepare crave-able sausage. Today, we are 2,000 Members strong. We sell our famous sausage in all 50 United States and more than 40 countries. We have a culture built on the idea that if we make developing your talents our top priority, great business results will follow naturally. We call it The Johnsonville Way. It has been our secret sauce for decades, and we hope you get to experience it for yourself!Benefits: Members have potential for a monthly bonus, 401k with a company match and profit sharing. Members also have access to terrific benefits including affordable medical, dental and vision coverage;flexible spending accounts; disability and life insurance; and fertility and adoption assistance. Johnsonville also offers competitive paid time off, including paid parental time off, as well as access to the 24/7 onsite fitness center, onsite medical clinic, and tuition reimbursement!How to Apply:
External candidate: Apply on-line only at: Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/DisabilityJohnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

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