GENERAL DESCRIPTION PURPOSE OF ROLE: This position will manage, create visibility and reconcile cost of the deployment of all crop related materials for the dry portfolio, reconcile shipment orders to demand and manage inventory levels of 3rd party storage of materials.
Contract management: Utilize Sharepoint to load contracts, and to determine contract position to usage monthly
Manage Supplier scorecards and run quarterly supplier meetings
Prepare monthly market and industry analysis reports for portfolio
Perform Associate buyer role for treat related ingredients
Network allocation: Optimize allocation of needed materials and related shipments from all possible sources and suppliers to all manufacturing sites for the designated portfolio of materials, in order to minimize cost while maintaining maximum service levels
PPV Cost reconciliation: Maintain visibility and reconcile costs of all shipments, inventory levels and testing requirements of related materials.
Manage Tracegains quality program including training suppliers and ensuring compliance.
Risk: Identify and communicate supply risk
Efficiency: Identify opportunities to improve value and efficiency in all aspects related to the function
Identify and manage to completion one HMM/Productivity project each year
Ad-hoc analysis as required
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES AS REQUESTED QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum 1 year of experience in material procurement, deployment, inventory management and related functions.
Must be able to work in an environment with free-roaming companion pets.
PREFERRED SKILLS, COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE:
Inter-personal communication skills, including verbal, written and presentation.
Knowledge of principles, practices, methods and procedures used in procurement and deployment and inventory management of raw material.
Analytical, planning, problem solving and negotiation skills.
Highly proficient in Excel
Pet parent preferred
Requires a BA (or equivalent) in business or related field.
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