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Buyer

Category:  Seneca Foods
Date:  Jun 10, 2021
Location: 

Montgomery, MN, US, 56069

Custom Field 1:  771
Description: 

Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States.  Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby’s®, Aunt Nellie’s®, READ®, Seneca Farms®, Green Valley®, CherryMan®, Paradise®, Pennant®, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.

 

 

Seneca Foods Corporation of Montgomery, MN, a food production and distribution center located approximately 35 miles southwest of the Twin Cities metro, currently has an opening for a full-time Buyer. This position will mainly be responsible for selecting and ordering products and equipment, managing inventory, and maintaining relationships with suppliers/vendors.

 

Responsibilities:

Purchase of maintenance repair and overhaul, operating supplies, capital items, UPM items, etc.

Ensure that ordered items are received in proper quantities and quality.

Act as the main point of contact for supervisors and mechanics in planning repairs and ordering parts/equipment to establish the timing/schedule so supplies are on hand as needed and "just in time".

Maintain relationships and communication with vendors and other Seneca locations.

Complete research to maintain competitive quotes and purchase prices.

Monitor spending activity for monthly budget.

Ensure compliance with all regulations, policies and procedures for Seneca, safety, etc.

Actively participate in continuous improvement projects.

Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

4-year degree in Business with previous purchasing experience preferred

Accuracy, attention to detail, organization, and record-keeping skills required

Willingness and ability to work and function in a team environment

Good communication skills

Established computer software and office equipment skills required (i.e., MS Excel, MS Word, SAP, scanner)

Valid driver's license

 

 

 

Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at ADA@senecafoods.com or call 315-926-8100. 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Mankato