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Procurement Coordinator

Job ID: 2019-1824

Location: Visalia, CA

Company: Perfection Pet Foods

Number of Openings: 1

Posted Date: 6/14/2019

Category: Purchasing

More about this job:

Overview

This is a mid-level position responsible for compiling information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services. Strict compliance with the facility Food Safety and Quality Management System Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions is required.

Responsibilities

  • Order materials, supplies, or equipment.
  • Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests.
  • Send information, materials or documentation.
  • Check data for recording errors.
  • Determine if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, ordering more materials when necessary.
  • Monitor inventories of products or materials.
  • Maintain current knowledge related to work activities.
  • Contact suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems.
  • Coordinate inbound activities with external parties.
  • Track the status of orders.
  • Maintain operational records.
  • Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
  • Monitor in-house inventory movement and complete inventory transfer forms for bookkeeping purposes.
  • Interact with warehouse team members, quality control, and production to maximize output and efficiency.
  • Complete and comply with the Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS), Daily Routine List (DRL), HACCP procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Compliance.
  • Maintain a food-safe sanitary environment at all times.
  • Escalate any non-conforming product/equipment/material to the appropriate manager/supervisor immediately.
  • Follow Company’s quality assurance procedures and protocols at all times while on duty (eg. Labeling of containers, Inventory Control, PM programs).
  • Promote a positive proactive environment where input from team members is valued and encouraged.
  • Provide back-up support for other roles as necessary.
  • Available for overtime work on a scheduled or call-in basis as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by the manager/supervisor.

Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three to Five (3-5) years’ working in procurement, inventory, or purchasing.
  • Forklift certification preferred.