Buyer II- Manufacturing

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Essex, VT
Buyer II - Raw Materials

The Buyer II – Raw Materials will by responsible for supplier relationships, raw material specifications, inventory level management and purchase order dispatching for some families of raw materials, as well as maintenance of item attribute data in the system. The Buyer II – Raw Materials will fulfill the increasingly complex material management requirements for multiple production sites, increasing SKU mix, and direct importing of products.

What you will do:

* Identification of raw material requirements in both quality and quantity specifications for informing RFP or RFQ projects.

* Research of industry and due diligence to qualify potential suppliers.

* Project management, including bid outs of supply relationships.

* Management of specific supply relationships, including price and term negotiations.

* Logistical management of supply to various production facilities.

* Establish and maintain appropriate inventory levels for assigned raw materials.

* Follows all policies, procedures, ergonomic standards and safety requirements directed by Keurig Green Mountain and the department, including Buyer's Code of Conduct.

* Follows Sarbanes-Oxley financial controls as required by company policies and procedures.

* Performs other duties as requested by management.

What you must have:

* At least five years of purchasing experience required. Experience in food manufacturing, including packaging materials preferred.

* Bachelor's Degree and/or Accredited Purchasing Professional certification preferred.

* Inventory policy and Material Requirements Planning.

* SOX controls knowledge and compliance experience.

* Analytical and reporting skills from data acquired from ERP systems, preferably SAP.

* Great communication skills – verbal, written and electronic.

* Computer Literacy, preferably experience with database programs, electronic purchase order systems, and SAP.

* Ability to uphold Safety standards, participate in Continuous Process Improvement on the job, and follow our Manufacturing best practices.

* Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions.

* Ability to follow Keurig Green Mountain policies and procedures as well as our Operating principles.

Keurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a reference check, background check, drug/alcohol test, and documented proof of work authorization.