Senior Buyer

At the direction of the COO, this individual will be instrumental in purchasing products from suppliers. The Senior Buyer will coordinate the transportation and receipt of products (Bulk Capsules, Containers, Caps and Raw Materials) from suppliers and/or other resources as determined by Company management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Purchasing

Analyzes company needs for inventory using Fishbowl inventory system

Prepares purchase orders through various systems including Fishbowl and QuickBooks

Communicates purchase orders to Suppliers, vendors, truckers, Customs Brokers and shipping agencies Tracks and updates Purchase Order delivery dates

Requests Purchase Order confirmations and updates POs accordingly Rectifies any Purchase Order delivery discrepancies

Prepares and coordinates stock transfers

Analyzes various vendors to determine the best deals for the company; evaluate the pros and cons of each based on price, quality, speed of delivery and other factors

Logistics

Facilitates and works with the Warehouse on the delivery and shipment of product to/from Suppliers

Prepares shipment and transportation paperwork for product pickup and delivery to Company facilities Coordinates outside trucker deliveries for domestic pickup and delivery

Tracks local orders through pick up and inventory receipts

Tracks all domestic order progress on a daily basis with Logistics Coordinators

Tracks all import order progress on a weekly basis

Works with carriers and custom brokers to expedite shipments Coordinates the receipt of goods with our warehouse facilities

Sales Support

Coordinates purchasing through invoicing or special order goods for customers Coordinates invoicing for sub-jobber and out-of-state orders

Prepares documentation for warehouse facilities Processes and coordinates Supplier orders

Communicates arrival information, out of stock information and eta (estimated time of arrival) information with the sales force and company departments

Required Qualifications:

4 to 6 six years of experience in purchasing Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Health & Wellness Supplements, preferably in wholesale and distribution environment.

Complete understanding of Bill of Material (BOM) process and scheduling Fishbowl inventory system use

Proficient in Excel, QuickBooks, G-Suite and Word Ability to work under minimum supervision
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Knowledge of purchasing policies, processes and procedures Knowledge of inventory control policies and procedures
Strong problem-solving and analytical skill.

Able to manage priorities and workflow in a fast-paced environment

Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities Ability to work well in high pressure situations to meet deadlines

Excellent business partnering and interpersonal skills


Employee Benefits:

PPO Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance – 100% paid for Employee Coverage Accrued Paid Time Off

Employee Discounts Casual Dress Code

Beautiful Office Facilities Great Company Culture!

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