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Purchasing Manager
Ref No.: 18-00405
Location: Plainsboro, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 01/22/2018 to 06/30/2018
Role- Purchasing Associate
Location- Plainsboro, NJ
Duration-6 Months

Key Functions:
  • Request of samples from vendors to facilitate new Raw Material Introductions
  • Requests documents from vendors needed for Raw Material Introductions (standard regulatory documents and Clients raw material questionnaires)
  • Initiate the Raw Material Introductions into Clients documentum system
  • IMPORTANT: Proactively tracking receipt of documents and samples received – coordinating of feedback with functions (QA, PSRA, Creation) > constant loop follow up to ensure timely and accurately completed documents
  • Enter new vendor requests into Vendor Portal – Track & follow up for responses
  • Support preparation of RM supply availability
    • focus on Organic Certified RM's – downloading/capture of info from NF purchasing, supply market
    • RM purchase coverage coordination with NF during transition

Key Desired Skillset:
  • 4 year degree in business or similar
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience
  • Interpersonal/communication – ability to interact with multiple stakeholders for coordinating activities - Internal (QA, PSRA, Creation) and External (Vendors)
  • Proactive, self-directed
  • Detail Oriented
  • Medium Excel based skills – look up/reference
  • Basic SAP and/or other ERP software knowledge experience
  • Nice to have: Knowledge of flavor chemicals/chemistry; previous experience of working during an acquisition

  • Mainly in our Plainsboro NJ office but ability to travel/work from our Newark location as needed.