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Purchasing Clerk - Onsite/No Remote

Company: Steeped Coffee
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

PURCHASING CLERKCompany Description: Steeped Coffee is the new standard in single-serve coffee. Steeped, Inc. is operating in the high-growth specialty coffee and single-serve coffee spaces and uses innovation to bring these two markets together for the first time. Steeped is located in Scotts Valley, CA (in the Santa Cruz area) and has developed a proprietary single-serve coffee method that is brewed in bags (similar to tea) and is entirely made from fully compostable materials. Steeped sells directly under the Steeped Coffee brand to B2C and B2B customers, while also licensing the Steeped Brewing Method and technology to a growing list of national and international coffee roasters and other private label partners.We are a Benefit Corporation and a Certified B Corp that is focused on Purpose Beyond Profit. We believe that business can be done without compromise. Our Mission includes being good stewards of the planet and loving people. All of our current packaging is sustainable, and our coffee is ethically sourced and directly traded - yet we are always searching for new ways to improve and innovate.The -Purchasing Clerk Position is a key position in our Production Operations Department. This individual is responsible for managing all tasks related to the procurement of ingredients, packaging, finished goods, supplies, services, capital, and non-capital items/projects. The Procurement Buyer executes all purchasing activities and associated communications and recordkeeping.Department Structure: Reports to the Purchasing ManagerESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Execution of Purchasing Activities

  • Executes the purchasing of ingredients, packaging, and commodities on time to assure a continuous supply of safe ingredients while optimizing procured volumes to minimize total carrying costs and manage the risk of obsolescence versus supply shortage
  • Execute drop-ship orders and associated recordkeeping
  • Support the team with requesting shipping and freight quotes when needed
  • Execute subcontracting purchase orders with strategic partnersCommunication and Collaboration
    • Collaborate cross-functionally in the areas of responsibility to support the Company's objectives and values
    • Develop and maintain good communication processes with all other organizations and departments within the supply chain
    • Maintain records of purchasing activities to provide clear information to Plant Operations Procurement Manager and Sales Teams
    • Utilize industry networks to identify industry trends and contribute to improving procurement strategiesChampioning Safety & Quality
      • Ensures incoming goods comply with SQF-approved supplier program, as established, including confirmation of Certificate of Analysis (COA) and receiving protocols per company policy & associated quality programs to ensure food safety. -
      • Support Steeped's Supplier Verification process through correspondence and record managementRecord Keeping, Reporting, & Deliverables
        • All records must be maintained accurately, legibly, in a timely manner and should be maintained and distributed in an organized fashion
        • Report on financial metrics and associated KPIs for the performance of vendors to the Purchasing Manager
        • Update documented procedures and policies to reflect any changes to the process, as needed, with approval from the Purchasing Manager
        • Perform other duties as assignedQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: -To perform this job successfully, an individual must be computer savvy to complete and manage each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.Minimum Requirements
          • Excellent computer literate
          • Strong systems skills, including proficiency with integrated software applications, Google Suite, Spreadsheets, and Apps
          • ERP/MRP experience preferred
          • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
          • Comfortable delivering frequent written and oral feedback
          • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team
          • Ability to communicate with team members at all levels
          • Excellent internal and external customer service skills
          • Flexible and able to manage with varying timelinesPreferred Experience
            • Knowledge of procurement process or sourcing -
            • Entrepreneurial mindsetJob Type -
              • Full-time, non-exempt, M-F
              • Located in Scotts Valley, CAEducation
                • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience -Required work authorization
                  • United StatesCOVID-19 ResponseAs this uncertain time unfolds, we feel it's important to let you know the health and well-being of our community, our employees, and our partners is at the forefront of every decision we make.Physical requirements include but are not limited to
                    • The ability to sit & stand for long periods of time (4-6 hours).
                    • Perform regular light work (10-20 pounds of exertion).
                    • Two-story building w/out elevator (accommodations can be made if needed)Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office/warehouse environment. This job description intends to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities to be performed. It should be noted, therefore, that associates may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description.

Keywords: Steeped Coffee, Las Vegas , Purchasing Clerk - Onsite/No Remote, Professions , Las Vegas, Nevada

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