Buyer

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. Boulder, CO
To source, negotiate, and purchase ingredients and supplies for the Celestial Seasonings. Work in cooperation with the purchasing team and take direction from the Director of Purchasing. Tasks are to be completed while maintaining the highest safety, food safety and quality, cost and GMP standards in a high speed manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities

* Procurement of certain ingredient items including flavors, fruits, nutritionals, and other ingredients as directed. Procurement of office supplies, general production consumables, packaging and other non-raw material items.

* Manage logistics for all purchase orders to meet planning and manufacturing demands.

* Review and approve invoices for issued purchase orders and miscellaneous logistics.

* Monitor and manage all samples and statuses of ingredients.

* Reconcile all purchase orders and manage files.

* Report purchasing issues and updates with various departments on a daily and weekly basis.

* Schedule and distribute reports for Milling, Receiving, open PO's, etc.

* Provide backup to Senior Buyer and Director as needed

* Follow all Food Safety guidelines, but not limited to:

* GMP's

* Allergen Program

* Quality

* Sanitation

* Safety

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

* College degree preferred.

* A minimum of 1-3 years of purchasing experience preferred.

* Advanced computer skills in, Excel, Word, Outlook and Internet Explorer. Attention to detail when entering & comparing data.

* Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, requiring minimal supervision. Ability to multi task and adjust to changing priorities / deadlines.

* Ability to meet attendance guidelines.

* Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with all contacts both inside and outside the company.

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