Boskovich Farms, Inc.

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Purchasing Manager
  2. Location: Oxnard, CA
  3. Number: 9423
  4. Post Date: 1/11/2017
Job description



This position is responsible for the sourcing and purchasing of non-produce materials to support daily operational needs. Ensure there is supply to meet company and customer demands and maintain optimum inventory levels. The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for establishing and maintaining good supplier relationships, excellent quality, and continuously identify opportunities and improvements.


  • Issue Purchase Orders for California and Mexico operations.
  • Work with Production and Sales departments to Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand.
  • Manage Inventory for Packaging materials, seed and other items to meet demand forecast.
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify opportunities and risks.
  • Interface with Management regarding vendor performance and pricing.
  • Train, supervise and direct the purchasing team, assign projects, monitor performance, and perform hands-on functions as a needed.
  • Coordinate with Management, Marketing and Sales Department on new product packaging and packaging modifications.
  • Recommend changes and improvements to Purchasing SOPs.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 years recent purchasing experience for a manufacturer
  • Excellent negotiating, analytical and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust to changing priorities and short deadlines
  • Must be able to work independently and also in team
  • Must use good judgment and strategic business skills in solving problems
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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