Purchasing Agent

Purchasing Agent needed for Packaging Co. // $$$ and Benefits // Salt Lake City, UT

  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • $70,000 - $90,000
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A bit about us:

Founded nearly 3 years ago, we are the first independent can maker and filler in North America to streamline the beverage supply chain under one manufacturing roof. Combining everything into one facility significantly shrinks production lead times by weeks or months, reduces costs, and decreases the overall carbon footprint.

Why join us?

  • Competitive base salary and overall compensation package
  • 401 K with generous company match
  • Full benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Generous PTO, vacation, sick, and holiday schedule
  • Life Insurance coverage

Job Details

The purchasing agent executes the purchasing of raw materials and services of a more technical and specialized nature. Quantities of items and materials purchased may be relatively large, particularly in the case of contracts for continuous manufacturing supply. May be responsible for working with stakeholders to develop specifications for raw materials and locating or promoting possible new sources of supply. Ensuring supply with a sense of urgency to keep manufacturing running is the priority of this position.
  • Execute the transactional purchase of materials with the intent to purchase through delivery
  • Manage master data, purchase order execution, expediting
  • Contribute to the development of procurement processes and systems.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to understand business requirements.
  • Request documentation from suppliers to ensure stakeholder requirements are met.
  • Ensure supply by maintaining and strengthening supplier relationships and communication.
  • Leverage results orientation to find solutions in a challenging supply chain environment.
  • Analyze spend data and work with the Finance team to identify improvement opportunities.

You should know some the following:
  • Degree in Supply Chain or Business preferred, or a relevant concentration
  • 2+ years of purchasing experience
  • CPP or CPDW is a PLUS, but not needed
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Salt Lake City, UT
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$70,000 - $90,000