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Perishable Purchasing Manager - Hackensack, NJ in Hackensack, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a contract to hire Perishable Purchasing Manager for an immediate need. Candidate MUST have experience in PERISHABLE purchasing.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible to manage all aspects of product development, sourcing, vendor management, negotiations, manufacturing, testing, quality and forecasting.
  • Responsible for purchasing and distribution of perishable items, preferably in dairy and dairy products.
  • Responsible for managing warehouse inventory.
  • Responsible to actively explore new products, both nationally and internationally.
  • Responsible to manage existing vendor relationships.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Business and related field.
  • At-least 10 years of experience in perishable purchasing
  • Certified professional purchasing manager a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of ERP Purchasing modules and systems.
  • Excel experience is required
  • Understanding of supplier network, supply chain and commodity purchasing.