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Purchasing Supervisor, Iowa Premium, Tama Iowa

Company: National Beef Packing Co. LLC
Location: Tama
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:


Position Type: Salaried Full Time
Category: Purchasing


Find your future at Iowa Premium!

Iowa Premium of Tama, Iowa, a National Beef Company, is looking for a qualified professional to join our Team as a Purchasing Supervisor. With competitive pay and benefits, safe and stable work, and an environment that is caring and supportive, Iowa Premium could become your next career move!

Competitive Salary and Benefits:
Paid Life Insurance
401(k) with Company match
Paid vacation
Employee meat purchase sales

This is not a remote position.


Purchasing Supervisor responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Job Summary: The Purchasing Supervisor is responsible for developing, implementing, and ensuring adherence to the company's inventory policies. Performs all work in compliance with company standards, procedures, and governmental requirements.

Support and implement the strategic vision for MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Operations) inventory
Develop and support new processes, procedures, and systems
Coordinate and support the supply needs of all departments of Iowa Premium as needed
Works with maintenance to identify critical spares and ensure adherence to proper sourcing programs to minimize any potential impact to Operations
Work with Purchasing Manager to document process flows and work toward cost savings objectives
Coordinate the process for receiving inventory
Ensure that materials existing are recorded in inventory at appropriate values
Ensure proper warehousing, storage and disbursement of equipment and materials are managed correctly
Oversee the cycle count process for all MRO inventory
Maintains a clear and concise understanding of all inventory
Establish key metrics to track inventory utilization
Establish and maintain disposition programs for obsolete inventory with no turns
Perform reviews of inventory usage to establish the proper inventory levels and provide recommendations to Maintenance and Plant Managers on how to improve inventory turns and reduce inventory balances
Lead and motivate direct reports to implement strategies that help to develop a best-in-class Inventory Organization
Coordinate with local facilities to ensure adherence to the proper work order process as well as ensuring the proper process is taking place for repairs
Work in conjunction with the Supply to create cost savings and business relationships
Manage a team of 6 to 8 employees with 24/7 coverage
Other duties assigned


Qualified candidates for the Purchasing Supervisor position should possess the following:
2+ years of leadership experience
3-5 years of inventory experience
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Logistics, Business Administration or related field
Experience may substitute for education
BPCS experience preferred but not required
Flexible, can-do attitude is a must
Knowledgeable on personal computers and Microsoft Office software

Desired Skills:
Strong Leadership and communication skills
High level of customer service internally and externally
Team player
Dependable and flexible, work to get the tasks completed in a timely manner
Initiative, and passion to perform at a high level

Company Overview

Iowa Premium, a National Beef Company, is dedicated to being the premier supplier of premium family farm-raised corn-fed Black Angus beef. Our employees are key to our success. We offer a variety of employment opportunities in our production and packaging facility in Southeast Iowa. We strive to be a preferred employer in Tama County, whether it's measured by the number of people employed or the good we do in the community. Come join our family!


National Beef is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, natural origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, or status as a disabled individual.


Keywords: National Beef Packing Co. LLC, Cedar Rapids , Purchasing Supervisor, Iowa Premium, Tama Iowa, Professions , Tama, Iowa

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