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Buyer I

Company: Oregon Freeze Dry
Location: Albany
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOregon Freeze Dry is a world class, purpose-driven technology solutions company with nearly six decades of freeze-drying expertise. We find inspiration in our ability to create solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities around the globe. Our customers and consumers look to us to do this through the science and craft of freeze-drying / lyophilization. Our driven and passionate team needs to expand, as we continue to experience strong sustainable growth across multiple markets. We are looking for the intellectually curious who want to make a difference in a fast growing, quick paced team environment and who are inspired by the opportunity to pioneer new areas that touch lives all over the world! Is this you?We currently have an opening for a Buyer I. In this role, you will be responsible for purchasing high quality raw materials (food ingredients, etc.) and packaging supplies (cardboard, foil, oxygen absorbers, etc.) from all over the world!SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Establish and maintain positive, respectful, professional working relationships with suppliers and other departments.
  • Negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services.
  • Track purchases and deliveries, monitors supplier quality and maintains databases of supplier information. Solve problems with orders in an efficient and timely manner. Raise awareness of issues that may impact production schedule.
  • Use OFD business systems to determine replenishment levels and place orders for inventory and manufacturing supplies.
  • Support other OFD departments by maintaining advantageous service agreements and vendor managed inventory programs for Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) Supplies.
  • May be called on, at the discretion of Manager, Procurement, to perform other activities or fulfill assignments in other areas as required.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • One year of college or technical school with emphasis in business or supply chain preferred.
    • Knowledge of various inventory management theories.
    • Proficiency in software and systems for inventory and replenishment.
    • Understanding of general manufacturing processes and procedures.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain high levels of activity or productivity.
    • Demonstrated strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate professionally with others, both internal and external.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain organized business records.
    • Demonstrated ability to follow-up on open action items in timely and organized manner.
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion to apply knowledge to variable situations. SALARY AND BENEFITS:$17.87 - $26.80 (depending on experience).

      Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, paid holidays, and more!Individuals expressing interest in this opening may be provided a job description outline detailing the specific duties and responsibilities of this position. Candidates may be required to participate in personal interviews and other evaluation processes. Criminal background checks may be completed on all applicants. Oregon Freeze Dry is a drug free workplace.AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERPowered by JazzHRwPIkpEKhOE

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