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Purchasing Supervisor, Iowa Premium, Tama Iowa

Company: National Beef Packing Co., LLC
Location: Plainwell
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Find your future at Iowa Premium! Iowa Premium of Tama, Iowa, a National Beef Company, is looking for a qualified professional to join our Team as a Purchasing Supervisor. With competitive pay and benefits, safe and stable work, and an environment that is caring and supportive, Iowa Premium could become your next career move! Competitive Salary and Benefits:

  • Health/Vision/Dental
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Company match
  • Paid vacation
  • Employee meat purchase salesThis is not a remote position.Purchasing Supervisor responsibilities include but are not limited to: Job Summary: The Purchasing Supervisor is responsible for developing, implementing, and ensuring adherence to the company's inventory policies. Performs all work in compliance with company standards, procedures, and governmental requirements. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Support and implement the strategic vision for MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Operations) inventory
    • Develop and support new processes, procedures, and systems
    • Coordinate and support the supply needs of all departments of Iowa Premium as needed
    • Works with maintenance to identify critical spares and ensure adherence to proper sourcing programs to minimize any potential impact to Operations
    • Work with Purchasing Manager to document process flows and work toward cost savings objectives
    • Coordinate the process for receiving inventory
    • Ensure that materials existing are recorded in inventory at appropriate values
    • Ensure proper warehousing, storage and disbursement of equipment and materials are managed correctly
    • Oversee the cycle count process for all MRO inventory
    • Maintains a clear and concise understanding of all inventory
    • Establish key metrics to track inventory utilization
    • Establish and maintain disposition programs for obsolete inventory with no turns
    • Perform reviews of inventory usage to establish the proper inventory levels and provide recommendations to Maintenance and Plant Managers on how to improve inventory turns and reduce inventory balances
    • Lead and motivate direct reports to implement strategies that help to develop a best-in-class Inventory Organization
    • Coordinate with local facilities to ensure adherence to the proper work order process as well as ensuring the proper process is taking place for repairs
    • Work in conjunction with the Supply to create cost savings and business relationships
    • Manage a team of 6 to 8 employees with 24/7 coverage
    • Other duties assignedQualified candidates for the Purchasing Supervisor position should possess the following:
      • 2+ years of leadership experience
      • 3-5 years of inventory experience
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Logistics, Business Administration or related field
      • Experience may substitute for education
      • BPCS experience preferred but not required
      • Flexible, can-do attitude is a must
      • Knowledgeable on personal computers and Microsoft Office softwareDesired Skills:
        • Strong Leadership and communication skills
        • High level of customer service internally and externally
        • Team player
        • Dependable and flexible, work to get the tasks completed in a timely manner
        • Initiative, and passion to perform at a high levelIowa Premium, a National Beef Company, is dedicated to being the premier supplier of premium family farm-raised corn-fed Black Angus beef. Our employees are key to our success. We offer a variety of employment opportunities in our production and packaging facility in Southeast Iowa. We strive to be a preferred employer in Tama County, whether it's measured by the number of people employed or the good we do in the community. Come join our family!

Keywords: National Beef Packing Co., LLC, Kalamazoo , Purchasing Supervisor, Iowa Premium, Tama Iowa, Professions , Plainwell, Michigan

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