Packaging Non-Food Buyer

Location: Dallas
Posted: over 1 year ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Operations and Technology Management, Manufacturing, Engineering and Production
Contact Name: Paul Galanti
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Job Description

Our client is a small food manufacturing leader of high-quality frozen food products servicing its retail and foodservice customers. It is currently looking for someone to lead their procurement of all non-food products.


The Non-Food Buyer will be responsible for purchasing all packaging, paper, and other non-foods as required (equipment, tools, supplies, etc.). This person will also be accountable for inventory management for the facility.


The right candidate will have experience in a fast-paced, dynamic and high-volume environment and MUST come from a food manufacturing background.


Key Measures / Expectations:

  • Must manage supplier performance and responsible for developing / meeting KPI’s
  • Previous experience within food packaging working with box design, corrugate, film, trays, various resins, artwork, inventory management, and production runs
  • Identify potential sources of supply, select, and purchase favorable prices while maintain standards for quality, quantity, specification requirements and other factors.
  • Leverage volume and pricing perimeters to enhance margin and reduce costs
  • Manage on-site and off-site inventory. Consider floor stock/par levels for suppliers as well to ensure maximization of inventory levels and JIT ordering and fulfillment.
  • Adability / flexibility in a fast-paced, start-up environment

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