Job Title: Buyer
Location: NOrco, CA
1. ERP/NetSuite experience: Capable of utilizing and rapidly learning the functions
of NetSuite in the scope of Supply Chain operations, with specific focus on all
aspects of purchasing and working with vendors/suppliers.
2. Ability to negotiate: This role requires the ability to negotiate pricing and related
terms with suppliers/vendors to put the company in the best position to
balance cost with quality with supplier relationships.
3. Managing inventory and safety stocks: The buyer will be responsible for
managing inventory levels, tracking inventory movement, setting safety stock
and reorder points and ensure minimal risk of material outages.
4.The role may also require project management or project leadership. This will be determined
on a case-by-case basis. In this event, the skills of project timeline development, project action
tracking, possibly spend tracking, resource identification, working with an out-sourced service
provider, and related project management skills.
5.This role benefits from functional experience applicable to the food and beverage industry, with
pharma being an acceptable equivalent. The person in this role must understand how to
operate efficiently and effectively in a regulated environment. Proven ability to rapidly learn
the requirements of food safety, GMP, GDP and related are required, if those skills and
knowledge are not part of the incumbent's experience.