Purfoods Purchasing Specialist in Ankeny, Iowa
The Purchasing Specialist will play a key, strategic role in the Purchasing team’s ability to support our fast-paced and growing business. This position requires a detail oriented, organized, and strategic thinking individual who has related experience in purchasing, supply chain, finance, or Operations/Business Management in the food industry.
Manage Order Confirmations to ensure accuracy against the PO, including price, quantity, delivery date etc.
Immediately communicate discrepancies to appropriate Buyer
Release the PO for processing once confirmation is complete
Pull Bills of Material (BOM’s) for each projected schedule for kitchen facilities, and provide to appropriate Buyers
Create a calendar for dock appointments related to all incoming shipment associated with Purchase Orders and sample requests
Communicate effectively across departments to ensure appointments are secured
Maintain RMA and all retuned merchandise to suppliers for accounting
Manage Certificate of Analysis (COA’s), by receiving from vendor and saving appropriately in system for further review and approval
Request & acquire all necessary documentation for new items / ingredients from vendor regarding new item set up
Maintain Vendor Master Contact List with applicable information
Perform other duties assigned
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum of three to five years of experience in purchasing and or supply chain within the food industry.
Proficient with SharePoint, Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel), and an ERP system
Ability to multi task and have excellent organization skills
Team Player. Has excellent people skills to interact with colleagues, cross-functional teams and third parties.
Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business Management, or other related field
Experience with Microsoft AX
Repetitive motions that include the wrists, hands and/or fingers
Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting, remaining in a stationary position for prolonged periods
Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Mom’s Meals, a PurFoods Company is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 20 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.
Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.
External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company
External Company URL: https://www.momsmeals.com/careers
Street: 3210 SE Corporate Woods Dr.