Senior Buyer
 New York, NY
Senior Buyer

Why is This a Great Opportunity?

Are you looking to take your career to the next level with an established, progressive company? Are you a dynamic leader with strong analytical and problem-solving skills to collectively improve manufacturing processes and systems? Our client, a nationally recognized food manufacturer, is seeking a resourceful Senior Buyer to join their team.

  • Negotiate supplier agreements and contract terms

  • Maintain long-term relationships with sub-contractors

  • Implement a comprehensive supply forecasting program

  • Analyze inventory levels and product demand to determine re-order points and stocking levels, ensuring availability and minimizing inventory costs

  • Communicate and act to correct defective or unacceptable goods or services; investigate and resolve costing variances related to commodities purchased

  • Identify potential supply constraints and implement recovery plans

  • Ensure functionality of components with production and quality assurance teams

  • Place timely purchase orders and blanket agreements


  • Bachelor’s degree in purchasing, supply chain, or related field

  • 5+ years professional purchasing experience and 2-3 years’ experience in Food Manufacturing purchasing

  • CPM or SPSM designation an asset

  • Strong ERP skills is an asset

  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing processes including inventory, production and distribution is an asset

  • Highly energetic, result-oriented problem solver

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, high volume activity and establish priorities in a changing environment