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Purchasing and Inventory Specialist

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

Responsible for developing daily production schedule. Plans and prepares production schedules for food manufacturing facility. Prepares master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operating line to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts and/or customer orders. Purchasing/Inventory maintained with SAGE software.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION:

An Associate's degree and manufacturing experience with planning operation experience

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Strong Problem Solving/Analysis

Strong Project Management skills

Ethical Conduct

Time Management

Previous experience using: Microsoft products, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Internet, SAGE (or equivalent)

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS / KEY ACCOUNTABILITY OF THIS POSITION:

  • Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, time, and human resource requirements.

  • Plans and schedules workflow for production department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times.

  • Plans sequence of raw materials, to minimize downtime due to changeovers.

  • Confers with department supervisors to determine status of assigned projects.

  • Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.

  • Prepares production reports / SAGE

  • Monitor production floor inventory as needed (Daily)

  • Oversee workflow of production closely with Production Manager and Supervisors

  • Key member of daily production planning meeting

  • Conducts a daily production meeting

  • Prepares purchase orders to obtain materials

  • Performs other related duties required as assigned

Excellent benefits, 401(k) match, health benefits and vacation pay. No relocation available

Compensation based on experience. Increases will come with more experience


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