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Procurement Specialist - FOOD INDUSTY BACKGROUND

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 11/14/2016

ACT-1 Los Angeles, CA

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Seeking a driven & fierce negotiator for this well-known & massively EXPANDING Food Co.

Individual selected will be able to execute the following negotiation: Sourcing and purchasing various food products and services for the company. Serves as Co. resource for product category information, including new products and innovations in the industry. Negotiate supply agreements that meet or exceed supply, inventory, and quality goals and objectives. Manage and maintain raw materials inventory. Manage vendor base: ?Evaluate vendor quotes and service to determine most desirable suppliers. Negotiate pricing, contract, royalties and rebates. ?Source new products both domestically and internationally, through either proactive efforts or at the request of the design team, for potential product development opportunities. ?Serves as the company resource for others in the company for current market trend information, product opportunities, new items and product innovations through sources such as trade shows, studying market trends, vendor correspondence, etc. ?Create buying strategies to improve costs and production efficiencies ?Conduct regular food reviews to introduce new items, concepts, or cost cutting strategies ?Purchase materials needed for production. Partner with vendors through communication of forecasts to ensure adequate supply as well as timely deliveries ?Initiate and maintain key relationships internally with Warehouse, Shipping and Receiving, and externally dealing with freight companies and freight forwarders for domestic and international purchases. Coordinate and negotiate freight activity with suppliers to ensure timely delivery to the company ?Work with the warehouse and shipping/receiving to manage inventory levels ?Work with AP for accounting issues with vendors.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume as an MS doc and place a follow up call to Vivian. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.