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Purchasing Coordinator

Company: Monterey Mushrooms
Location: Granville
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

"We don't just grow mushrooms; we grow and develop people too!" - Shah KazemiABOUT US: Monterey Mushrooms is proud to provide fresh, locally grown mushrooms to your favorite grocery stores, restaurants, food manufacturers, and institutions nationwide. Founded in 1971, Monterey Mushrooms became a family-owned business when the company was purchased by Shah Kazemi, who began as an employee himself. Today, our 4,000 U.S. teammates are proud to grow more than 200 million pounds of fresh mushrooms yearly. Our humble family-owned business has been enhancing people's lives for over 50 years. We have locations across the U.S., Mexico, and parts of Europe.Why Monterey Mushrooms?Growth - The opportunity for upward mobility within the company & a company that plans to double YOY, in an industry with endless possibilities.Culture - Family-oriented culture with good work/life balance.Enhance People's Lives - Ability to make a difference with a company that is feeding the world!Team - Ability to join an evolving opportunity with a company where teammate tenure is on average 11 years.Benefit - Excellent benefits include but are not limited to:Low deductible and out-of-pocket medical, dental, and Vision insurance.Company-paid life insurance, with the option to purchase additional guaranteed coverage at group rates.Paid Time-Off including, Vacation, Sick Time, and Holidays.Matching 401K Retirement plan.Children of MM teammates are eligible for renewable scholarships.Development opportunities (training) and education reimbursement.An opportunity to make a positive impact and enhance people's lives! Job Title: Purchasing Coordinator Business Unit: Purchasing 145MIL Location: Princeton, IL (In-Person) Reports to: Purchasing Supervisor Work Schedule: Generally, M-F 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Travel Time: %: Less than 5% Position Type: Full-Time FLSA Status: Non-Exempt POSITION SUMMARY: The main job of a Purchasing Coordinator is to create and maintain meaningful liaison with vendors so as to assure constant procurement of supplies. The Purchasing Coordinator coordinates the activities involved with procuring goods and services for the facility, and confers with production managers to determine the amount and types of materials needed for a project and ensure that they are delivered to the department or unit in a timely fashion. JOB REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities are able to perform the work functions. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Generate Purchase Orders from Material Requisitions and place orders with Vendors.Issue inventory parts from StoreroomCheck for inventory material that he needs to be reordered for stockLead daily inventory spot checks and monthly cycles countsAssist with yearly inventory countBackup for Purchasing AttendantBackup for Purchasing SupervisorReceiving in Purchase Orders in JDEAssist with PO's and receipts of Raw Material and occasionally packing suppliesObserve and practice safety procedures at all times. Be safety conscious. Correct or notify supervisor of safety hazards. In the event of an accident, notify supervisor immediately. Attend Safety Meetings. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Discuss defective or unacceptable products or services with users and vendors to determine source of trouble and take corrective actions.Liaison with accounting department to reconcile invoices and purchase orders.Arrange for disposal of surplus material. COMPETENCIES:Planning and Organizing - Engages in short and long-term planning, sets priorities to optimize time usage, adheres to schedules and plans.Creativity and Innovation - Initiates conceptual ideas with practical applications, develops creative strategies and opportunities, creative thinking and problem solving, promotes a creative climate.Judgment and Decision Making - Solves problems, considers relevant alternatives before making decisions, displays intuitive judgment, shows timeliness and conviction in making recommendations and decisions.Teamwork and Relationship-Building Skills - Assists team members in accomplishing their objectives by helping things go right, establishes effective working relationships and promotes team efforts.Adaptability and Change Management Skills - Ability to change to fit changed circumstances. Has the skill to multi-task and juggle competing priorities.Develops Subordinates or Self - Helps subordinates learn and grow, maintains current knowledge in the field.Communication and Cooperation - Effectively communicate upward, downward, and laterally. Prevents unproductive responses, improves the effectiveness of communications and interactions with others.Accountability and Productivity - Holds themselves accountable to team members, accepts responsibility for their own decisions, sustains peak performance, and solves problems that impede productivity. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:Working knowledge of purchasing proceduresAble to create and administer a task priority list based on company needsThe ability to organize and prioritize workflowComputer literate and skilled in data entry (Computer, MS Office suite literate)Knowledge of filing, record keeping and data entry EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE: Required:High School Diploma or equivalent work experienceProven history of effective supply management3 years experience in purchasing role Desired:Two-three years of experience in the mushroom industry, food manufacturing, or a similar fast-paced production environment.Bilingual (English/Spanish).Multiple facility environments experience Physical Demands: STANDING/WALKING: OccasionalSITTING: FrequentLIFTING/CARRYING: OccasionalPUSHING/PULLING: OccasionalREACHING/STRETCHING: OccasionalHANDLING: OccasionalBENDING/STOOPING: OccasionalTYPING: FrequentFEELING: SeldomKNEELING: SeldomCLIMBING: Seldom Notice: The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate. Equal Opportunity Employer/ Veterans/ DisabledFor full details, including physical demands, request the full job description.

Keywords: Monterey Mushrooms, Peoria , Purchasing Coordinator, Other , Granville, Illinois

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