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Procurement Specialist 


Position Overview:

The Purchasing Specialist will be responsible for the assisting the Purchasing Managers for Raw Materials and Packaging with their daily operations. They will work closely with the Purchasing Managers to ensure all items needed for production are in house on a JIT basis. This includes creating and documenting purchase orders, monitoring purchase order progress, confirming receipt, processing invoices, and working with cross functional departments to satisfy company objectives. The role is critical to the overall juice manufacturing business, so there must a large emphasis on attention to detail.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and document purchase orders as directed by Purchasing Managers
  • Manage weekly inbound shipments from Offsite Warehouses
  • Clearly and concisely communicate any/all inventory shortages, which would cause down-stream production issues.
  • Manage current supplier relationships to ensure reliable and steadfast working partnerships and an effective/efficient communication flow.
  • Monitor purchase order progress, confirming receipt and communicating any discrepancies
  • Manage/Improve the current working excel models for all commodities including primary and secondary packaging; and fresh, frozen, and dry ingredients
  • Process Invoices, ensuring three-way invoice match, request credits for damaged product
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives to streamline processes that add value and reduce costs
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Business Administration, or related field is a plus; not required
  • Preferred experience in procurement; 1-3 years
  • EXCEL – be very comfortable within Microsoft Excel and have working knowledge of VLOOKUP functions, pivot tables, and “if” statements. Necessary to use & troubleshoot spreadsheets as they are currently designed.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, communicate, and execute detailed work plans that support operational improvement.
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications required; experience in data gathering; including the ability to translate large amounts of data into actionable insights preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with and influence business partners
  • Strong, professional, and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to adapt well to change in direction and priority in a fast- paced and deadline-oriented environment


A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. We offer the following:

Life insurance
401K plan
Paid vacation and sick days

Suja offers a fun working environment that promotes teamwork, creativity, and supports individual growth. If you are interested please your resume.

Suja Life, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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