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Purchasing Manager in Morton, MS at Koch Foods Inc.

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Job Description


Koch Foods is searching for an experienced Purchasing Manager who has worked with commodity chicken. This is an excellent opportunity to grow with no direct reports! The Commodity Chicken Purchasing Manager position reports directly to the VP of Supply Chain. DUTIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

• Design, implement, manage, and monitor procurement reporting systems to meet company requirements.
• Conduct and maintain good communication with all suppliers to ensure they provide the highest quality products that meet product specifications and services while maintaining the highest code of ethics.
• Prepare and issue purchase orders, confirm order acceptance and delivery of product.
• Review and resolve vendor claims for conformance to company policy.
• Prepare and review bids and proposals for price, and acceptability of items to specifications.  Manage supplier commitment performance.
• Professional communication with all levels within Koch Foods, including supervisors, managers, and executives.
• Work closely with processing plants, production schedulers/coordinators, co-pack processors, and sales management to ensure implementation and management of all National Account Suppliers.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor degree in any related business field. Purchasing related certifications are a plus.
• In lieu of a Bachelor degree, consideration will be given to an individual with 3-5 progressive poultry procurement experience.

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills

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