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Purchasing Agent - Packaging/Services/Supplies

Company: Johanna Foods Inc.
Location: Flemington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewJohanna Foods is a state-of-the-art food manufacturer located in Flemington, New Jersey. Privately operated since 1995, Johanna Foods is now one of the country's largest producers and distributors of fruit juices, drinks and yogurt. Our products include the popular La Yogurt and Sabor Latino yogurt, Tree Ripe juices, Earth Wise juice beverages, Ssips and Sabor Latino drinks and nectars, and Ssips aseptic drink boxes, all using cutting-edge technologies and only the freshest, highest quality ingredients. Johanna Foods is also a leading private label and co-pack juice and yogurt producer, manufacturing products for numerous leading retailers and brands. -What we offer:Competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short term disability insurance, long term disability insurance, vacation, and tuition reimbursement. -Job Summary: Manage a group of vendors who supply packaging materials, provide services, and supply operating supplies across all production facilities (Beverage and Yogurt). Ensure the company has access to currently required and new materials and services thru vendor communication, bidding, qualification, and negotiation activities. Responsibilities

  • Organize and maintain the technical files for assigned vendors / categories.
  • Develop and Execute the Competitive Bidding processes, including RFPs, multiple quotes, MOQ negotiations, and consideration for new items/volumes.
  • Interview and qualify new Vendors.
  • Coordinate testing of new packaging materials and supplies with Vendor and JF Operations.
  • Meet and maintain the requirements of SQF Program related to assigned suppliers / categories.
  • Track and report change to commodity prices / indexes that impact packaging material cost.
  • Summarize and publish monthly Pricing Announcements that document changes to cost.
  • Act as a technical resource with internal departments including manufacturing, supply chain, and accounting to address and resolve inquiries and problems.
  • Participate in review and evaluation of new packaging and supplies being considered.Qualifications
    • Above Average Communication Skills
    • Numerical and Technical Competency data, specifications, calculations, formatting reports
    • 3+ Years in Sourcing/Purchasing of Packaging Materials or Supplies
    • Work experience that is complimentary to production operations and food packaging.
    • Work history that reflects stability, reliability, and increased responsibility.

Keywords: Johanna Foods Inc., Trenton , Purchasing Agent - Packaging/Services/Supplies, Sales , Flemington, New Jersey

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