You know us as the food and beverage company behind a lot of your favorites like Stouffer’s, Nesquik, Toll House, and Lean Cuisine, as well as new discoveries like Sweet Earth and Chameleon Cold-Brew coffee. Across our organization, we’re building a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is encouraged, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day!
The Purchasing Coordinator Compiles and maintains information and records to prepare and expedite purchase orders. Edits purchase requests and prepares purchase orders. Consults catalogs and other references to obtain prices and specifications. Maintains files and records of materials, prices, inventories and deliveries. Performs related clerical duties. May contact vendors and suppliers for quotations, and follow-up on outstanding purchase orders. Applies standard formulas to calculate extensions and discount applications
•Oversee the coordination of purchases of all supplies, equipment, and services used by all departments to ensure lowest cost is obtained.
•Review purchase requisitions for accuracy and completeness, designate approved supplier (with support from corporate purchasing), assign correct account information and assign requisitions to staff for processing.
•Facilitate team and functional meetings to drive decision making, information sharing and consensus building in support of an optimized S&IM spend.
•Ensure inventory accuracy through monitoring and reporting effective cycle counts performed by Engineering. Ensure corrective actions are taken if accuracy falls below acceptable threshold. Copilot w Engineering to monitor inventory stock levels and turns.
•Ensure factory is compliant with all Nestle Purchasing Policies and perform periodic audits of processes.
•Negotiate contracts and agreements for factory for localized S&IM purchases.
•Engage the plant with key, strategic suppliers to identify cost savings initiatives and projects.
•Develop and maintain good relationships with all S&IM suppliers.
•Work closely with Corporate Purchasing supporting National initiatives.
•Support all departments with any special projects.
Requirements and minimum education level:
Associates degree preferred. Preferred in business area such as Finance or other analytical field.
Minimum 2 years finance, manufacturing, purchasing, or supply chain experience required.
Strong Proactive Cooperation skills,
high performance team player,
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent analytical and computer skills (SAP & excel)
Ability to visit Gemba to work with teams, audit inventories