Purchasing Manager
Job Description


A leading company in the snack food industry is currently seeking a Purchasing Manager to join their team. For the right candidate, this is a fantastic opportunity with great growth prospects. Details:

1) Provide a high level of purchasing support to the field by resolving problems and answering questions, which may involve communicating with various vendors
2) Assist in opening of new accounts by helping to determine appropriate vendors, process credit applications and arrange for necessary equipment
3) Co-ordinate online order training by supplier and coordinate first deliveries, in some cases
4) Identify, track and audit all vendor programs for accuracy
5) Analyze and evaluate vendor proposals to determine value to the company
6) Implement programs that are awarded and follow through to completion at the facility level
7) Participate in meetings, trainings, etc. for the purpose of conveying and gathering information required performing job function
8) Perform a wide variety of spreadsheet and analytical assignments which are used to negotiate with vendors, determine areas of cost savings, and measure adherence to company's program at the facility level
9) Participate in the proposal process by working with the Operations team to identify potential suppliers
10) Perform other duties as assigned
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Job Requirements


1) University degree is required (preference will be given to those with degree in relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply)
2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
3) Recent experience in the snack food industry is strongly preferred
4) Preference will be given to people who have recent experience in purchasing management

If you're a confident communicator with the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time and thrive in a busy atmosphere, this could be a great opportunity for you.

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