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  1. Job Title: Procurement Manager
  2. Location: California
  3. Number: 10278
  4. Post Date: 5/23/2018
Job description

POSITION SUMMARY: Locate and identify supply opportunities to meet or exceed company goals of assigned commodities. Communicate and execute approved sourcing programs with timely and effective review of supplier performance.


  • Responsible for maintaining vendor relations and recruitment

  • Manage and maintain inventories within guidelines

  • Executes assigned contracted Raw Product commodities

  • Enforce and communicate Raw Product specifications

  • Forecast and communicate potential quality problems and availability of assigned commodities

  • Create and assure purchase orders are entered for all applicable assigned raw products

  • Create debit/credit memos as needed

  • Review and communicate budget variances for all cost of assigned commodities

  • Assist in marketing excess supplies as needed, including consignment orders

  • After hours PO corrections as needed


INTERNAL CONTROLS: For assigned products, ensure all POs are entered timely each day, review daily receipts for prior day and reconcile discrepancies, review that all PO information is correct for assigned raw product prior to receipt, timely communication of raw products dispositions, freight handling as needed.


KNOWLEDGE and SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, and able to learn about other relevant programs, knowledge of PACA laws and regulations, USDA vegetable guidelines and basic agronomy, comfortable and professional speaker on telephone, analytical and attentive

EXPERIENCE:5 plus years vegetable planning, procurement, supply chain or other relevant experience     

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or other applicable experience

LANGUAGE SKILLS: English: effective written and verbal communicator; Spanish: written and verbal proficiency desired

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: College math sufficient to work with relevant computer programs, demonstrated proficiency of Excel a plus

PHYSICIAL DEMANDS: Able to walk on muddy, rocky, or otherwise unfavorable terrain

WORKING CONDITIONS: Office and field

GENERAL: Travel to field suppliers as required

Days and Hours of work: Days and Hours of work: M-F 7am-5pm, Sat 7am-11am as needed


And “All other duties and responsibilities that are reasonably assigned from time to time by the employer or its designated representative.”

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

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