Purchasing Administrator

Newly Weds® Foods

Job Description

The Purchasing Auditor is responsible for performing, reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating audits to ensure accuracy and compliance. The Purchasing Auditor helps ensure that plant purchasing departments are functioning at a high level. The Purchasing Auditor directs the coordination of raw material planning of major sales account activity and serves as back-up to plant Purchasing Manager. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts audits of plant purchasing practices for efficiency and compliance with corporate guidelines, including but not limited to reviewing monthly excess and write-off reports, reviewing random purchase history for best practices, and monitoring compliance with company goals.
  • Analyzes monthly plant inventory reports, payable discrepancy reports, and/or missed ship date reports.
  • Functions as corporate liaison to Newly Weds Foods plants. Trains plant Purchasing Managers in corrective measures as noted in their respective audits. Trains new hires/ acquisition staff.
  • Administrative function includes editing /updating purchasing manuals and procedures, maintaining the Purchasing Document Library and Database, and assisting with the organization of Conferences.
  • Plans new major domestic account promotions, product introductions, and large plant transfers. Incumbent has buying responsibilities of minor categories and coordinates raw material requirements.
  • Functions as back-up to a plant Purchasing Manager as required.
  • Work collaboratively cross-functionally.
  • Performs other duties/special projects as assigned.

  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree.
  • Minimum of five years' experience in Purchasing or related discipline.
  • Strong communication, analytical abilities, organization skills, and strong knowledge of Adobe applications, Microsoft 0ffice, and Lotus Notes.
  • Background in a manufacturing system preferred.

    Work Environment:
  • General office setting and must be willing to travel; typically 3 - 5 business days domestic and international every 2 months or as directed.
  • Periodic exposure to: (1) loud environment, (2) airborne particles with stronger odors associated with spicy food ingredients.

Newly Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans

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