Nov 15, 2021

Senior Buyer

  • BakeMark
  • Dallas, TX, USA
Full time Transportation Professional

Job Overview

Senior Buyer Dallas, TX, USA Req #62

Thursday, February 25, 2021

When it comes to baking, BakeMark has its own secret ingredient: a team of passionate talented employees. For over 100 years, BakeMark has stood for excellence in quality and service, for our customers, our stakeholders and our colleagues. We attribute our success to our colleagues and their contributions towards meeting the needs of our customers and stakeholders. We shall share our values and ways of working. We are passionate about the baking industry. We excel at creating strong partnerships within the company and with our loyal customers. We love to innovate and thrive to manufacture and deliver performing bakery products and world-class customer service.

BakeMark has an immediate job opening for a Senior Buyer - Dallas, TX
With over 100 years of service to the baking industry, BakeMark is recognized as an industry leader and trusted partner for quality bakery ingredients, products, supplies and service. BakeMark is a manufacturer and distributor with 22 branches conveniently-located across the U.S.
At BakeMark we appreciate our employees and their families and offer a competitive pay and a full suite of benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance (Comprehensive healthcare benefits package, with many coverage options)
  • 401K (generous retirement benefits)
  • Competitive Wages (lucrative commission opportunities)
    SUMMARYManage inventory of BakeMark USA Manufactured, commodities and general resale merchandise at assigned BakeMark location(s). Manages inventory levels and turns to insure that budgeted service levels and financial targets are met. Insures all products that are purchased are of quality and standards identified in the BakeMark approved specifications. Insures Branch General Managers are aware of actual and market cost changes, and are involved in strategic pricing decisions where appropriate.
  • Clear reporting on the period GM report is a key requirement, with clear actions for deficiencies as well as opportunities. The report should prompt an open discussion of all other issues as well as responsible reporting on the period report. A clear insight into the working of the branch and the company should be the outcome.
  • Manage Branch (all) inventory levels for assigned vendors. Using the MARS forecasting module and appropriate NDS reports, calculates economic order quantities, prepares and places purchase orders, reviews vendor confirmations for accuracy and maintains accurate product and freight costs by performing timely and accurate cost maintenance in the NDS system.
  • Negotiates, analyses and arranges the most financially beneficial transportation of product from approved suppliers to BUSA Branch. Ensures that all freight discounts such as pick up allowances and bracket discounts are reviewed and utilized when it financially benefits the company.
  • Reviews margin, service level, obsolescence and inventory turn results, compares them to established objectives, and takes steps to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results. Maintains MARS purchasing data fields such as order fill % , lead-time and order frequency to ensure that budgeted customer satisfaction goals are consistently achieved.
  • Evaluates the results of physical inventory counts or cycle counts to determine procedural deficiencies and takes appropriate actions to correct these deficiencies.
  • Maintains good communications with other departments such as sales, accounting and warehouse to ensure proper inventory and cash flow.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with management, sales and quality control personnel to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
  • Follows up on all customer requests and questions to ensure appropriate response is made and customer is satisfied.
  • Treats all customers (both internal and external) and vendors with respect, courtesy and kindness.
  • Upholds and complies with policies, procedures and attitudes adopted by the company for purchasing.
  • Accepts responsibility to think about how my actions and actions of my associates affect our customers and company.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and safety rules as stated in the Employee Handbook and otherwise posted or communicated.
  • Other duties as assigned to reach Company goals.
    M/F/V/DBakeMark is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at BakeMark via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written agreement in place for this position from BakeMark HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of BakeMark. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by BakeMark as a result of the referral or through other means.

BakeMark is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment, in accordance with the requirements of all applicable state and federal laws, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age or any other basis prohibited by law.

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