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Purchasing Buyer

Company: Newly Weds Foods
Location: Chicago
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

The Purchasing Buyer is responsible for developing sources of supply for purchases, deliveries, and quality and supervising the procurement of materials, equipment and services. Essential Functions:
Responsible for North American contracting of key commodity categories Represent company in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability. Control Purchasing Department budgets. Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies and procedures. Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying and storing materials, equipment, machinery and supplies. Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs. Resolve vendor or contractor grievances and claims against suppliers. Perform other duties or special projects as needed.
Requires a Bachelor's Degree. Minimum of five years' experience in Purchasing or related discipline.
Strong communication, analytical abilities, organization skills and general knowledge of Adobe applications, Microsoft 0ffice and Lotus Notes.
Work Environment: General Office Setting Benefits:
Medical Insurance Prescription Drug Plan Dental/Vision Insurance Employee Incentive Plan Flexible Spending Account Cash Accumulation Plan-401K Life/AD&D Insurance Short- Term/Long-Term Disability Vacation Plan Paid Holidays Employee Assistance Program Adoption Assistance Program Tuition Reimbursement Maternity/Paternity Leave Pet Insurance
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. New 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.

Keywords: Newly Weds Foods, Chicago , Purchasing Buyer, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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