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Associate Buyer

Company: Cheetah Technologies Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

5675 Sunol Boulevard
Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
5675 Sunol Boulevard
Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Forget everything you know about the restaurant supply chain because we're building something different. We are revolutionizing the industry and need an experienced, highly motivated Associate Buyer to help lead this charge. We are looking for a skilled professional who brings experience in the food industry and who has a strong background in logistics and fulfillment. You are committed, methodical, detail-oriented and your passion is helping restaurants and small businesses succeed! Responsibilities: Purchase products within company standards to maintain high service levels while simultaneously meeting company's inventory turns goals at the best possible price for the best possible product. Ownership of in-stock and turn metrics for categories / vendors of responsibility. - Provide a daily review of inbound product movement including updating anticipated arrival dates and projected service levels. Work with the Procurement Team to discover alternate sources for key products to minimize risk of stock-outs. - Monitor inbound product to assure "on time & in full" delivery compliance from vendors, manage vendor communications on inbound delivery compliance. Maintain ordering of product lines from vendors on a set cadence based on volume and vendor restrictions. Track inventory levels and discontinue and return obsolete inventory or obtain vendor credits or return authorizations for early spoilage or poor quality perishable goods. Manage product lines through inventory turns, excess and obsolete inventory (Aging Report). Provide first line communication to the sales team regarding product arrival, special orders and item availability. About you: A resourceful, self-starter who is at their best when working hands-on with a team of talented individuals. Experience working with Excel. A detail-oriented individual who takes pride in producing correct and accurate work. Brings a solid understanding of purchasing best practices, specific to food. Very focused with solid project and time management skills. Experience with NetSuite and SQL are nice to have, but not required. - You are passionate about restaurants and small businesses and committed to building a powerhouse from the ground up! Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience - 1-2 years experience in an expeditor, purchasing or supply chain role, preferably within the food and beverage industry Experience in high volume fulfillment or manufacturing environment - Familiarity with office applications such as MS Office, G-Suite, NetSuite, and JDA Benefits and Perks: Unlimited paid time off Competitive salary and stock options package 100% Employer-paid Life, AD&D, Employee Assistance Program, and Long-Term Disability benefits - Additional benefit options including accident protection, commuter and parking benefits, flexible spending options for heath and dependent care, 401K plan and pet insurance Flexible work scheduling and location Company sponsored learning and development, wellness support, team building, events and engagement opportunities The opportunity to work alongside a visionary team during Cheetah's rapid growth!

Keywords: Cheetah Technologies Inc., Pleasanton , Associate Buyer, Professions , Pleasanton, California

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