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Corporate MRO Buyer

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Smithfield
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your Opportunity Our team members receive industry-competitive salaries and are eligible for great benefits packages: Competitive PayAnnual Bonus Earning PotentialComprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and MoreEducation benefit available to full and part time Smithfield team members on their first day of employment.Open to moving? We will help! Ask about our Relocation Assistance packages!In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance. The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.
The Supply Chain team is looking for motivated professionals to facilitate the distribution of our great products to customers and consumers. These personnel can analyze production metrics against market needs in Supply & Demand Planning, focus on product transportation through Logistics, procure goods and services, or ensure the shelves of your local grocery store are stocked by Direct Store Delivery.
The Corporate MRO Buyer is responsible for purchasing materials, equipment, supplies, and services in accordance with prescribed purchasing regulations and procedures. This position optimizes price, delivery and terms in accordance with all policies.Core ResponsibilitiesCreates purchase requisitions. Rationalizes inventory positions to optimize corporate working capital.Evaluates existing suppliers and makes recommendations on new suppliers.Assists in managing the RFQ and RFP process to determine commodity price and length of strategic agreements.Issues purchase orders; follows up and expedites as necessary.Identifies potential suppliers and issues requests for quotations.Monitors market trends and conditions.Participate in brainstorming across various facilities.May facilitate weekly calls, publishes meeting recaps, and follow-ups as needed. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions .Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university and 2+ years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.Capable of communicating and expressing ideas clearly and concisely, in both written and oral formats.Strong planning, organization, and execution skills.Knowledge of ERP or MRP systems, Internet, Spreadsheet, Word and Excel software.P.M., A.P.P. or APICS certification.Strong negotiation skills.Must have a sold understanding of production planning within an MRP system.Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.20% travel requiredEEO/AA InformationSmithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range$55,000.00 - $83,125.00

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