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Buyer, Food Ingredients and Packaging

Company: Kinsa Group
Location: Lodi
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Kinsa is recruiting for a: Buyer

Location: -hybrid - onsite in Lodi, NJ -near I-80 Expressway, just north of Teterboro and South Hackensack, NJ. - You may work from home up to 2 days/week!
(no relocation assistance provided)

Our client is a frozen food processor with a more than 50 year history in the food manufacturing industry. - They are seeking a Buyer to purchase key food ingredients and packaging for their ongoing food production operations. - This can be an entry-level role for someone with just a couple of years of food industry experience in purchasing.

Compensation / Benefits:

  • Salary range: $80,000-$85,000
  • Bonus: 6% of base, paid out annually
  • Safe harbor 401k with company match of 4% of salary when you contribute 5%!
  • 11 paid holidays and 15 days of paid time off
  • Company pays 100% of employee Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, Short-term Disability (minimal contribution from employee for dependent coverage)
  • No relocation assistance; local candidates only
  • You may work from home up to 2 days/week!Major Responsibilities:
    • Purchase raw materials for manufacturing and packaging of food items, maintaining accurate purchase order records
    • Oversee -and maintain -raw material -inventory, documenting all items -in ERP system
    • Analyze -current and future sales to ensure proper inventory levels
    • Develop -and maintain -relationships with wholesalers and suppliers
    • Work -closely with procurement to assist in negotiating contracts
    • Verify -invoices and work with AP to ensure vendors are paid in an accurate and timely fashionCompetencies Needed:
      • Bachelor's Degree in business, operations management, or related field preferred, but not required
      • 2+ years of purchasing experience in a food manufacturing environment -
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite -and ERP system, preferably Microsoft Dynamics or similar
      • Efficient typing skills, with an emphasis on accuracy and legal aspects of purchasing
      • Ability to compile information and make decisions
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detailCheck out our other food and beverage industry career opportunities at -!/PandoLogic. Keywords: Food Buyer, Location: Lodi, NJ - 07644

Keywords: Kinsa Group, Clifton , Buyer, Food Ingredients and Packaging, Other , Lodi, New Jersey

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