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Purchasing Buyer in Springdale, AR at Newly Weds Foods

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position is responsible for purchasing and verifying terms in order to ensure the speedy delivery of product for both customer’s and production’s needs.



  • Performs purchasing functions for the Plant to ensure product arrives timely to meet customer orders and Production’s needs.  Reviews orders and coordinates to the projected requirements and need for Floor Stocks.

  • Decides on the manner in which orders maybe placed based on Corporate or Plant rules and regulations and the knowledge of the ingredient needs.

  • Verifies pricing, freight charges, and shipment data on all orders. Ensures that billed data matches the price quotes before releasing data for processing.

  • Works with customer service and production to update and or expedite the order based on feedback, on concerns, and on purchasing history knowledge.

  • Evaluates Real Time Inventory Report weekly identifying root cause and corrective action. 

  • Assists Department by establishing and maintaining records, updating system data and by performing various clerical functions as directed.

  • Maintains records and prepares reports. 

  • Provides inventory assistance.

  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma plus 2 years of college or equivalent education, training, and/or experience.

  • Minimum 6 months experience in purchasing/buyer role within the food production industry.

  • Ability to pass Comprehension and Math Tests

  • Must have Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft word, excel, and AS400.



        Newly Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer


        Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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