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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Santa Monica, United States

  • Fun food and beverage company focused on healthy living and active lifestyle.

  • Full medical, flexible schedule, fun startup feel in stable organization

About Our Client

Fast growing company in both the Hospitality & Food/Beverage wholesale business. Focused on healthy living and an active lifestyle.

Job Description

  • Functional Responsibilities

    • Ensures on-time delivery for all orders assigned; debugs delays and/or coordinates with appropriate individuals to ensure on-time deliveries
    • May be responsible for managing inputs and outputs as part of the E-commerce order flow and leveraging EDI tools as assigned
    • Promptly and accurately answer customers' and suppliers' questions regarding status of orders and returns
    • May enter new sales orders and create customers or suppliers in systems as assigned
    • Directly responsible for prompt and effective issue resolution with customers in line with Company procedures and maintenance of good customer relations
  • Supplier Facing Responsibilities
    • Key point of contact and relationship manager for assigned suppliers
    • Responsible for timely processing of all sales orders, which may include order entry or review of draft orders created, and associated planning of all orders assigned
    • Responsible for the PO generation process, scheduling of all external POs, and expediting of all orders assigned
    • Responsible for coordinating logistics associated with all shipments (outbound, inbound and 3rd party) including maintaining a knowledge base of geographical shipping requirements (duties, exchange and the like) for assigned projects
    • Perform invoicing in line with all shipments to customers (ensure freight to follow identified properly), and ensures BOMs and SOs are closed properly for assigned projects
  • Internal Manufacturing Planning, Scheduling and Inventory Management/Control Responsibilities
    • Responsible for material planning and maintaining standards, WO generation process and scheduling of all internal work orders for assigned projects and material areas
    • Responsible for inventory allocation for assigned projects
    • Manage inventory as per company policy and procedures to ensure sufficient inventory always on hand to complete pipeline projects in a timely fashion
  • Internal Communication Responsibilities
    • Responsible for providing lead times to Sales for projects assigned
    • Provide feedback based on assessment of supply chain strengths and weaknesses to identify and implement strategies to address weaknesses with a high sense of urgency

The Successful Applicant

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well with others and alone
  • Detail-oriented
  • History of success coupled with success-orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to make profitable business decisions weighing risk and reward
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with an eye on commitments and deliverables
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, people and relationship management and conflict management skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Fluency and ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Strong computer skills (familiarity with Microsoft Office products, spreadsheets; knowledgeable of ERP/MRP systems)
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, Manufacturing, or equivalent.
  • 3 years minimum experience in a Purchasing, Planning or Supply Chain role.

What's on Offer

  • Full Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • 401k + Match
  • Attractive salary & bonus potential
  • Generous company subsidized benefit
  • Vacation package
  • Work from home flexibility
  • Company sponsored events
  • Collaborative work environment

More Info / Apply

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