Information Technology, Transportation, Purchasing
For more than 100 years, Purina has led the charge in revolutionizing pet food production and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. By 1956, through innovative engineering, we literally reshaped Pet Care, introducing Dog Chow® as the first extruded dry food. We’re still at it today, with Tidy Cats®, the lightweight cat litter champion of the world and our new Ultra-Premium brands, Beyond® and Just Right® pet food.
We’re a safety-first culture motivated by our greater mission of enriching the lives of pets and the people who love them. We’ll empower you to continuously think “What’s Next?” and we’ll challenge you to do so with integrity, expertise, high performance and passion. So, if your full potential could be unleashed, what would you add to the ‘mix’?
As a Materials Coordinator, you will play a key role in assisting the Plant Buyer with the procurement of high quality ingredients in volumes consistent with plant usage, market structures and division guidelines. You’ll set up logistical movements of contracted ingredients via rail and truck conveyances, with the overview to minimize freight costs. Work closely with ingredient suppliers, St. Louis corporate staff, and railroad and trucking personnel.
Enter and validate materials usage and associated variances
Arrange logistical transportation for prescribed ingredients
Assembles the requisitioning of ingredients purchased by St. Louis Buying Staff
Responsible for departmental objectives, goals, strategies, and measures.
Monitor elevator bin space, liquid tanks, and flat sacked ingredient floor space in collaboration with unloading team leader
Input and maintain freight invoice data through the JDA System
Utilize and be proficient with information systems; SAP, Ingredient Navigator, MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
Qualifications & Requirements
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Experience (Years/Type): 1 years of experience in a Buying, Logistics, Supply Chain and/or Accounting role. SAP Experience preferred.
To our veterans and separated service members—you’re at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you’ve gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you’ll consider sharing in our mission—you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.
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