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Purchasing Specialist

Company: House-Autry Mills
Location: Four Oaks
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionHouse-Autry is a dynamic and growing food company that has flourished for over 200 years. Our expansion into new markets and new product lines is providing exciting new employment opportunities that offer rewarding work and comprehensive training, along with competitive pay and benefits. Our growing business provides plenty of opportunities for growth and advancement, allowing you to create a fulfilling career as a part of our team. We are growing our business in Hogansville, GA. Join the House-Autry family and be part of our exciting future!We are looking for an energetic experienced Purchasing Specialist to come join our team Four Oaks. The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for raw material and packaging inventory supply. The Purchasing Specialist shall execute purchase orders with negotiated pricing and strategic planning from the direction of the Director of Purchasing. This role will also work closely with R&D, Sales/Marketing, Production and QA to ensure all purchasing needs are met. Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee the review of raw ingredient levels based on schedules/forecasts/open orders
  • Raw materials – maintain reasonable inventory levels based on demand and lead time while aligning with warehouse and finance goals
  • Oversee the review of packaging levels based on production schedules/forecasts/open orders
  • Packaging – maintain reasonable inventory levels both offsite and onsite based on demand and lead time while aligning with warehouse and finance goals
  • Create PO's within SAP and communicate orders with suppliers
  • Review inbound receipts for accuracy
  • Assist finance with PO discrepancies
  • Approve invoices with price discrepancies and bring contract related discrepancies to Director of Purchasing attention
  • Communicate regularly with suppliers to monitor lead time and other supply chain changes
  • Work closely with Director of Specialist for pricing guidance and strategic planning
  • Approve invoices with price discrepancies and bring contract related discrepancies to Director of Purchasing attention
  • Attend regular meetings with Sales/R&D for upcoming project updates and sales projections
  • Attend regular meetings with Director of Purchasing/Supply Chain Team to express current events
  • Assist accounting team during periodical mass level inventory counting
  • Collect all related data for RM/PKG deviations and escalate to Director of Purchasing
  • Act as backup for Operations as it pertains to bulk flour management
  • Act as backup for Purchasing Assistant as it pertains to bulk flour PO receipt
  • Execute all procedures and policies that are put in place to reach company objectives
    • B.S. in related field or 2-3 years of experience in a similar role in supervision in a food manufacturing or distribution environment.
    • Food manufacturing preferred.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and troubleshooting instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to apply mathematical concepts and excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Ability to work with multiple departments within the organization.
    • Ability to manage and complete multiple tasks.
    • Ability to communicate across multiple medias. About Us:Delivering Southern Crafted Goodness® Since 1812, House-Autry Mills has been a staple Southern food brand for over 200 years. We offer over two-dozen products for consumers to use at home and craft specialty blends for the Food Service industry. Our full product line-up includes traditionally seasoned coatings, breading mixes, and sauces. We pride ourselves on opening our doors to a diverse team of different experiences and backgrounds and we are always looking for new talent to join our growing family. For more information about House-Autry Mills please visit House-Autry.com or follow us on Facebook Instagram Twitter or LinkedIn. House-Autry Mills provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sickle cell or hemoglobin C trait, genetic information, sexual orientation, or the presence of handicaps or disabilities or any other basis protected by state or federal law.

Keywords: House-Autry Mills, Raleigh , Purchasing Specialist, Professions , Four Oaks, North Carolina

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