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Purchasing Agent

Advatix, Inc.

This is a Contract position in Reno, NV posted June 22, 2022.

Purchasing Agent Role Summary Our client is looking for a Purchasing Agent who will report to the Senior Director of Procurement and Planning.

The Purchasing Agent will coordinate the daily and weekly purchasing of core ingredients, place purchasing orders, support pick-up and delivery of orders, and returns or quality issues.

They will collaborate with the Supply Chain team to manage projects and dates for the supplier approval program, track vendor performance, set up stocking agreements, and the managing of vendor relationships.

The Purchasing Agent, along with the entire supply team, will support and design the long-term strategy to build a direct and regenerative supply chain.

Key Results Area Vendor Management/Selection 25% Daily Operations Support 15% Purchasing & COGS Reduction 60% Manage the purchasing program for core categories; including sourcing new ingredients, building direct relationships with producers, building order guides, sending POs, reconciling received product Managing 3-way match against POs, received goods, and invoices Coordinate with the receiving and warehouse teams for product deliveries and pickups Support the operations and production teams with product changes or shorts and same day recovery Liaison between operations and suppliers around quality, service, or credit issues Create contingency plans to avoid supply interruption across the system and escalate issues appropriately Establish buying, inventory management, and proprietary stocking processes with suppliers and distributors Manage Vendor Master List Manage data entry and data organization for the companys Supplier Approval Program; including but not limited to: request COIs, organizing spec sheets, updating spec sheets for the receiving team, contacting vendors when a document expires Update our suppliers with weekly and monthly forecasts Track vendor performance and build exceptional relationships with supplier network built on accountability and service Special projects and other duties as assigned Skills & Requirements Minimum of 3 years of Supply Chain Management Experience in Food and Beverage Bachelors degree preferred Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel Highly detail oriented Strong written and verbal communication skills Experience working with end-to-end fresh good supply chain logistics preferred Fully self-sufficient; self-starter with an appropriate mix of confidence and experience to know what to do next without being directed Demonstrated ability to work in a flexible, adaptable work environment Consistently exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, with strong diplomacy and collaboration skills Process-oriented with a sense of urgency and drive to manage projects to completion Benefits Include: Healthcare Benefits Flexible Spending Account Basic Life and AD&D Insurance Employee Assistance Program Travel Assistance Voluntary Accident and Hospital Indemnity Insurance 401K Complimentary Financial Advisor Parking & Transit Benefits Gym Membership Program Wellness Program Voluntary Pet Insurance Tickets at Work Free Meals & Meal Subscription Discount Advatix, Inc.

is one of the worlds leading providers of eCommerce Supply Chain and Logistics Consulting Services and Solutions that enables its clients to transform their operations for speed, service, and cost of fulfillment and delivery of goods and services and we are committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race,nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, orgender identity.

We believe in diversity and encourage any qualied individual to apply.

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