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Purchasing Specialist

Company: AppleOne
Location: Riverside
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description: We are now hiring a Purchasing Specialist for a well-established, and team oriented Food Distributor in Riverside, CA! Job Title: Purchasing Specialist Industry: Food Packaging/Wholesaler Location: Riverside, CA Salary: $55K-$65K DOE Schedule: Mon - Fri 7:30am-4pm We offer: Direct Hire opportunity 100% company paid medical, dental, vision 401K Employee Discounts Paid time off Summary: We are looking for a skilled Purchasing Agent to buy goods and services necessary for our business. You have the means and opportunity to raise our profits by making the most high-quality and cost-effective purchases. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and a commercial mindset. You should know how to evaluate market conditions and different suppliers. Communication skills will help you negotiate effectively and maintain profitable relationships. The goal is to acquire supplies that are critical for the success of our business operations. Responsibilities ? Develop profitable purchasing strategies ? Assess supplier profiles and analyze offers ? Prepare and implement effective negotiation tactics ? Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts ? Review supplies to ensure quality ? Monitor stock levels ? Prepare and submit detailed reports (revenues, buying expenditures etc.) ? Keep updated records ? Attend events, fairs and exhibitions to keep abreast of the market's trends Skills ? Proven experience as a purchasing agent within the food/beverage manufacturing/wholesale industry ? Demonstrable experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditions ? Knowledge of market research, data analysis and purchasing best practices ? Working knowledge of MS Office and purchasing software (e.g. SpendMap) ? Excellent communication and interpersonal skills ? A strong analytical mindset ? Outstanding organizational skills ? BSc/BA in business administration or relevant field; MSc/MA will be considered a plus Please apply online at and follow up with a phone call to Christine Ward with AppleOne Corona, CA for immediate consideration. AppleOne is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. You can view all of our jobs online at Job Experience: , , ? Proven experience as a purchasing agent within the food/beverage manufacturing/wholesale industry ? BSc/BA in business administration or relevant field; MSc/MA will be considered a plus

Keywords: AppleOne, Riverside , Purchasing Specialist, Other , Riverside, California

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