Senior Buyer Job Opening-GloryBee

April 21st 2018

Senior Buyer

GloryBee, is a Eugene based, family-owned natural food and product manufacturing and Distribution Company founded in 1975.  We are a dynamic team of individuals focused on providing our customers with quality products and superior customer service.  Our firm foundation includes a strategic outlook focused on long-term vitality.  We are seeking an innovative, people-focused individual who is ready to work hard and have fun in our local owned family business. We are tobacco and drug free at GloryBee.

General Description

Senior Buyer serves as a leader and adviser to others within the organization on market information and buying strategy. This is accomplished through analysis of economic conditions and sales records to determine optimal purchasing levels based upon materials availability and consumer buying patterns. The Senior Buyer will manage relationships with company suppliers including: negotiating contracts and terms, resolving claims and disputes, and evaluating suppliers. The Senior Buyer will select materials based upon: Company specifications and business objectives; procuring the highest quality and quantity of materials at the lowest possible price.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college and 5+ years of professional experience in Purchasing, required.
  • Food industry and honey purchasing experience, preferred.
  • Must be able to work independently and with little direct supervision. Proven record of teamwork and accomplishments.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Inventory Management Software, ERP Software, and Project Management Software.
  • Detail-oriented and work effectively under pressure while meeting all applicable deadlines.
  • Supervision Requirements: This position does not have any direct reports.

Skills:

  • Negotiation, persuasion, customer service oriented, success driven, judgment and decision making skills, strategic thinker, active listener, complex problem solving, ideal team player, excellent verbal and written communication.

Knowledge:

  • Business acumen, mathematics and economics.

Candidates may apply on-line HERE