Feed Ingredients Purchasing Agent (HS-7560)
PLEASE NOTE: We will not be able to reply to you if your resume does not meet the position requirements. There is NO closing date. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. QUALIFICATIONS: – Bachelors Degree in Purchasing, Business / Management, or closely related field.- Experience / Contacts with national ingredient suppliers preferred- Experience in a high performance team enviroment- Ability to assimilate and interpret large amounts of information and prioritize tasks with a customer-centric focus- Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills- Competency with MS-Office suite of software tools and sales reporting tools- Must be a proactive self-starter with demonstrated ability as a problem-solver- Must readily embrace and adapt to changing circumstances with a positive and supportive attitude- Demonstrated honesty and integrity, acceptance of accountability for optimal outcomes for the Company and its clients- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to exercise sound judgement in the application of established guidelines, policies, and procedures.JOB DESCRIPTION: Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is assisting an established AG Employer in their search for a Feed Ingredient Purchasing Agent- Develop relationship with vendors to source quality key ingredients/materials and distributed goods.- Develop expertise in the market and business of feed ingredients including all related trade policy regulations.- Work with Vendors to to purchase raw materials within the guidelines provided by senior managers.- Assist in the management of contracts, positions, volumes and contract assignments.- Assist in tasks related to price discovery and pricing practices.- Provide assistance with measuring, reporting, and auditing ownership and risk positions related to assigned ingredients.- Work closely with others to efficiently coordinate logistics for routing assigned ingredients to and through company distribution channels.- Help achieve category objectives for volume and margin on distributed products.- Achieve targeted competitive cost and budgeted costs for assigned ingredients.- Travel to vendors and industry functions related to assigned areas of responsibility. ALL INQUIRIES ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. NO FEES TO APPLICANTS.If you feel that you are not a candidate for this position, but know someone who is, we do offer a Referral Bonus if we place your referral into this position.Apply for this job.