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Director Of Purchasing

Company: Capitol Food Company
Location: Cerritos
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

As an upper-level management position, the Director of Purchasing will work expressly within logistics, planning and purchasing to ensure the consistency, cost-effectiveness, efficiency and adequacy of the procurement process. They're responsible for overseeing and facilitating the purchasing strategy, supervising teams of subordinate staff in purchasing, operations and logistics, and ensuring all employees and processes meet the company's standards and designations for work quality.The Director will establish essential guidelines for approving purchase orders, set purchasing policies, manage inventory, budget for materials and continuously consider stock requirements, skills and account balances. While managing purchasing processes and results, the Director of Purchasing must also collaborate initiatives for cost-reduction.The Director of Purchasing will communicate regularly Capitol's leadership team, Operations and Finance departments, production workers, sales representatives and administrative workers. He or she will also be in direct communication with vendors and suppliers to handle queries, make agreements and improve the purchasing process. To better understand every aspect of procurement, the Director will attend regular meetings with other teams. The Director of Purchasing reports to the Vice President of Operations.
Express tasks of the Purchasing Director include:

  • Maintaining knowledge of the market, in addition to current prices and fair rates for goods
  • Planning policies and procedures for efficiently, honestly, economically and productively purchasing goods for supply chain production and operation
  • Monitoring, reviewing and analyzing bids and quotes with suppliers, including the negotiation of service agreements and contracts
  • Overseeing sources for purchasing supplies
  • Maintaining company budget and streamlining costs
    About Capitol Food Company:Over 130 years of servicing the needs of your associates and customers. Superior Products, at the Best Price, Delivered on Time and with a Smile. Every Time.
    If you want to understand what Capitol Food Company is all about, believe us when we tell you that headline up there isn't just some "sounds great" sales line. For us, it's real.Around here, customers really do come first. And giving them the best products, price and lead time, delivered with kindness, is how we keep the lost art of customer service alive.We may have gotten a bit bigger over the past century and a quarter, but our small-town service has stayed the same. The smooth operation of our clients, whether in the beverage, snack food, baking or pet food industry, is our top priority.From the simplest wheat flours to the most complex custom blends and mixes, all Capitol Food Company ingredients have two things in common - superior quality and exceptional value.We source hundreds of ingredients painstakingly selected from all over the world, from manufacturers committed to uncommon quality and sustainability. And we're quite willing, able and happy to accommodate our customers' most precise specifications.Our headquarters is located in Cerritos, CA and just down the road in La Mirada is our plant. We have distribution centers in CA, OR, GA, SC, NC and IL.
    Benefits:Medical and dental insurance - Capitol pays 100% of the employee-only premium!Voluntary group vision insuranceLife, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability insurance - 100% company paid!401(k) profit sharing plan7 paid holidays20 days Paid Time Off a year that accrue from day one
    Please submit resume. No telephone calls please.

Keywords: Capitol Food Company, Cerritos , Director Of Purchasing, Executive , Cerritos, California

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