Job - Ingredient Purchasing Manager

Job Title: Ingredient Purchasing Manager

Job Order #: CT-8349

Location: Indiana

Salary Range: $70000 - $90000

Commission / Bonus: Bonus

Benefits: Dental + Disability Insurance + Health Insurance + Life Insurance + Paid Vacation + Retirement + Vision

  • Minimum 5 years of procurement experience
  • Experience in direct material buying, contract negotiations and supplier management
  • Preferred experience in the protein industry. Also, experience in agricultural commodities
  • Requires a BA (or equivalent) in business or related field

Job Description
Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing pet food manufacturing company who is located in Indiana who is searching for a Purchasing Manager to oversee developing and maintaining raw material standard operating procedures and overall commodity market analysis. The Purchase Manager will be responsible do ingredient vendor relationship management. As Purchasing Manager, responsibilities would include:

- Ingredient vendor management including selection, price negotiation, product sampling, ingredient specification management, etc.
- Coordinate timelines, inventories and transitions during material changes to minimize transition costs
- Analyzes market dynamics/ trends and price environment in order to manage price risk
- Maintain control of contracted materials through delivery, including follow-up with the vendor on any product specification issues
- Creates, measures and communicates supplier performance metrics to improve service and reduce costs
- Works with suppliers on development of new materials, products or services to optimize opportunity

- Report forecasted volume to management to manage price risks and other variables in the supply chain

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Carrie Thomas at or call 308-384-4886. Please to fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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