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Sherman, CT 06784

Posted: 05/26/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 22796

Job Description

Are you looking to make a career change to an established company within the food and beverage industry? This exciting opportunity as a Buyer offers a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k, etc. Does this position match your future career goals? Then this Buyer opportunity could be the right fit for you.

  • Prepare agreements for newly obtained suppliers
  • Purchase products such as seed, grains and beans
  • Ensure timely deliveries are scheduled and executed in time
  • Analyze current carrying cost and recommend areas for improvement
  • Work alongside team to cultivate positive supplier relationships
  • Attend trade shows as needed
  • Maintain awareness of NOP, organic certification standards, etc.
  • Analyze and obtain best pricing from vendors
  • Ensure quality standards are exceeded
  • Maintain relationship with current suppliers
  • Ensure best lead times are obtained from suppliers
  • Coordinate deliveries
  • Ensure adequate inventory levels
  • Adhere to safety regulations and company policies
  • Other tasks as assigned

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required
  • Ideal Buyer will have 3 years’ experience
  • Food industry experience
  • Familiarity with NOP standards
  • Experience purchasing seed, grains, etc. 
  • Ability to negotiate with suppliers
  • Ability to schedule deliveries and manage inventory levels
  • COVID19 vaccination required
  • Willing to undergo a background check and drug screen

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(K)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Salary: $60K-$65K annually

Ask for: Kelsey

Job Id: 22796

Ajulia Executive Search is a New Jersey based Executive Search Firm specializing in retained searches in multiple sectors, including Manufacturing, Finance, IT, Legal, and Pharmaceutical. We have a nationwide client base and offer services in temporary and direct hire placements.

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