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Vice President of Purchasing

Company: Reser's Fine Foods
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

General SummaryResponsible for the purchasing function of the organization; develops and implements purchasing strategies and policies that help the organization obtain necessary products and services while minimizing costs.Benefits and Culture We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to help employees live a healthier life, build rewarding careers and save for the future. Reser's offers choices whenever possible, because we recognize the diverse and ever changing needs of our employees. Full-time employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, AD&D, life, 401(k) with discretionary match, wellness programs, paid time off, company paid holidays and a variety of voluntary benefit options.We strive to be your Employer of Choice. As one of our five cornerstones, this means that we go all-out to create an environment that shows we are committed to investing in employee growth and creating a culture of belonging where employees want to build a lasting career.Visit our website to learn more about our competitive benefit programs - on all job descriptions.Principle Duties and Responsibilities:Establishes a sourcing strategy that ensures a consistent supply of raw materials, packaging and labels.Develops criteria to be used during vendor evaluation and selection.Identifies trends in organizational purchasing and identifies opportunities for cost reduction through purchase consolidation.Sets goals and identifies metrics measuring performance of purchasing processes.Negotiates complex or high-value vendor contracts.Leads and directs the work of other employees and has responsibility for coaching, development and managing employment actions.Collaborates cross-functionally to align departmental strategy or direction with the overall goals of the organization.Primarily responsible for strategic planning, direction, and goal setting for the department or function in alignment with organizational objectives.Responsible for shaping business strategy and aligning goals to achieve the companys objectives.Provide executive oversight of the purchasing departments project initiatives, monitoring progress against strategic objectives.Establishes departmental policies, practices, and procedures that have a significant impact on the organization's long-term success.Job Specifications:Bachelors degree in business or a related field is required.15+ years progressive plant operations experience with at least 5 years in purchasingStrong leadership skills including the development and mentoring of others and ability to build collaborative relationships.Previous experience in food manufacturingMust have knowledge of MRP applications.Basic PC skills are required.Excellent oral and written communication skillsWorking Conditions1. Office environment.2. Travel up to 10% of the time.This position is eligible for a bonus based on company goals/ Jobble

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