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Purchasing Agent  

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If you have an interest in being part of one of the fastest growing industries in the nation and in our own state, Florida, you may consider wanting to work for Trulieve! If you have a desire to help others in need through your efforts, this may be the role for you! 

Trulieve products are hand-grown and specially cultivated in a state-approved, climate-controlled environment to ensure purity and safety. We leave nothing to chance, while letting nature do her work.

Our products are designed to alleviate seizures, severe and persistent muscle spasms, pain, nausea, loss of appetite, and other symptoms associated with serious medical conditions such as cancer.

At Trulieve, we strive to bring our patients the relief they need in a product they can trust. Our plants are hand-grown in an environment specially designed to reduce unwanted chemicals and pests, keeping the process as natural as possible at every turn.

Our specially-trained staff works hand-in-hand with physicians to provide the right products and the correct dosage to ensure patients get the compassionate care they need.

To learn more about our company, please visit our website; 

https://www.trulieve.com

Job Description:

Our company seeks a charismatic, self-motivated buyer to purchase various commodities.  As a purchasing agent for the organization, the buyer will research, evaluate, and buy products to meet our daily operational needs. 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in Business Administration, Operations Planning or a related field; MBA, CPM, or APICS certification desirable.
  • 5+ years of related procurement experience including purchasing, inventory control, contract negotiation, supply management, supplier relationships
  • Knowledge of MRP systems and processes, preferably SAP
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of purchasing procedures
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Contract manufacturing experience beneficial
  • Self-motivated and pro-active
  • Observant, analytical, inquisitive and attentive
  • Ability to respond consistently with a high degree of initiative to resolve issues or complex problems that may arise.
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills, strong listening and presentation skills
  • Efficient organization and time-management skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult situations
  • Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with all employees.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements.  Negotiate and manage long term pricing agreements on critical commodities
  • Handle correspondence concerning over-shipments, delivery shortages, changes in quantity, delivery dates and prices, and report such changes to the interested parties in a timely manner as required
  • Seek new suppliers based on best price, quality, availability, reliability, and customer support
  • Analyze purchase requisitions and review for accuracy and completeness
  • Issue bid requests to several potential vendors and suppliers
  • Resolve receiving error issues in database
  • Maintain accuracy of Item Master data within SAP, including lead-time, pricing, current supplier information, thorough purchase order data, etc.
  • Update Purchase Orders with current delivery information
  • Coordinate Product Change Notification Process
  • Develop relationships with suppliers to resolve delivery and quality concerns and obtain documents

Goals of position:

  • Contribute to the integrity of company purchases through verification and maintenance of all required purchasing documents; {contracts, vendor set up, etc.}
  • Maintain the database such that all users are informed of item status and reporting tools are used at maximum utility; {inventory trace, adjustments, ongoing maintenance}
  • Expand bandwidth of Purchasing Team through added vendor vetting and obtaining samples as directed
 
Position Requirements

Physical requirements:

  • Stand, walk, bend, stoop, sit at a desk; Lift up to 40lbs
  • Ability to type and operate standard office equipment daily

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age (state law requirement)
  • Must be able to successfully complete a comprehensive background screening
  • Must be available to travel, as required.
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience.   A comprehensive benefits package including paid time off is offered with this position. This position will work an average of 40 hours per week and will be available “after hours” if an emergency situation should arise.

We are an EOE company      

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Level 2 Background check required  
Position Purchasing Agent for Equipment/ Spare Parts  
Division Trulieve, INC  
Close Date  
Post Internal Days 0  
Number of Openings 2  
Number Filled 0  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number COR-21-00145  
Open Date 12/28/2021  
Location Clearwater  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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