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Senior Buyer

Company: ProCaps Laboratories
Location: Henderson
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position: Senior Buyer Job Type: Full Time OVERALL JOB PURPOSE Headquartered in Henderson, Nevada, ProCaps Laboratories a leading provider of additive-free vitamin supplements is looking for a SENIOR BUYER. Youll be responsible for sourcing quality raw material using scientific data collected from the vendor to determine if it meets our fundamental material specifications based on input from Research, Product Development, and CEO. Additional duties will be to summarize technical data, and compile reports of assigned materials as required by the company in maintenance of the organizational goal, which is manufacturing the best quality vitamins and supplements in the industry. MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS * Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Food Science, or Business is required; related certification, training and/or extensive experience may be considered in lieu of a relevant degree * 7+ years of experience in a procurement role in a Nutritional Supplement organization * Proficient in data interpretation, process improvement, and strategic thinking * Comprehensive knowledge of Manufacturing and Distribution networks relative to the natural ingredient industry, both domestic and international * Knowledge of nutritional supplement, food, functional foods, tea, organics, and natural personal and skin care ingredients is highly desired * A passion for health, wellness, and nutrition will be key to an applicants success OTHER ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Keeps abreast of current trends, practices, developments, and regulatory changes which would impact products, procedures, and/or supply, and communicate same to CEO and CFO * Manage supplier relationship and rank suppliers based on various metrics, including returns, quality, and shipping compliance * Conducts intellectual material searches using technical information through a variety of resources * Employ strategic sourcing techniques using ProCaps specification data to ensure the highest quality material for the best total cost of ownership * Maintain current price of all relevant materials for proper costing of products * Reviews procedures, purchase orders, quotes, and specifications needed to support product development activities * Compile technical summary reports highlighting material standardization, constituents used, and HPLC information to aide in qualifying material * Communicates in a timely fashion, all information regarding raw material sourcing, pricing, results, etc. to appropriate individuals in Procurement, Product Development, Product Administration, and others, as necessary * Keeps abreast of current trends, practices, developments, and regulatory changes, which would impact products, procedures, and/or supply * Participates in process improvements, material investigations, and vendor onboarding * Maintain constant focus on quality and drive continuous improvement within the procurement process; contribute to and support the organizational quality goals and programs by demonstrating vigilance and leadership on quality issues * Anticipate potential risks regarding material availability, identify actual challenges, and take proactive steps to achieve resolution while informing appropriate personnel * Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selection methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results * Apply sound judgement while adhering to safety protocols while handling sensitive material * Create and maintain an integrated database of material standards used by our suppliers * Performs other duties and responsibilities, as assigned BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION * Excellent Medical Insurance * Excellent Dental Insurance * Excellent Vision Insurance * Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay * 401K matching program after 60 days of employment * 100% Company Life and Short-Term Disability Coverage * Health & Wellness Program * Reimbursement for Gym Membership Fee * Vitamin Allowance/Discounts up to 90% * Company Funded - Health Savings Account ($1600 annual) * Employee Referral Program ($250) WORKING CONDITIONS * Duties are performed primarily in an smoke-free office environment PROCAPS LABORATORIES Founded in 1979 by Andrew Lessman, ProCaps Laboratories has long been dedicated to enhancing health and well-being by providing uniquely highest dietary supplements. For over 40 years, ProCaps Laboratories has led the industry in research, development, and innovation, continuously advancing product formulations based on cutting-edge nutritional science and progressing technology. This unique company remains one of the few that actually develops and manufactures each of its products in a state-of-the-art, 100% solar powered eco-friendly, award-winning facility. Today, Andrew Lessman remains the sole owner of the company and carries his vision through the core values of the corporation: to enhance health naturally by sustaining and ethically creating safe, pure, and effective nutritional supplements in an environmentally responsible way. For more information about the company, visit: * ProCapsLabs.com * The Andrew Lessman brand store on Amazon.com * Andrew Lessman on HSN.com (Home Shopping Network) ProCaps Laboratories is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Depending on the volume of interests and submissions, we will only be contacting applicants who meet all of the minimum requirements listed in the job description. Only those applicants who align most closely with our minimum and preferred qualifications will be contacted for an interview. ProCaps Laboratories will retain your application materials for one year and may contact you regarding future opportunities.

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