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EMPIRICAL FOODS INC Purchasing Agent in South Sioux City, Nebraska

less thanspan style="font-size: 14pt;">less thanspan style="color: rgb(0, 112, 192);">less thanspan style="line-height: 115%;">less thanspan style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif";">less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Join the future of food!less than/span>less than/span>less than/span>less than/span>less than/span>less thanbr>less thanspan style="font-size: 10pt;">less thanspan style="color: black;">less thanspan style="font-family: "Calibri","sans-serif";">less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">At our company we strive for continuous improvement, not only in our processes, but in our people.i High quality employees allowius to remain on the leading edge of innovation.i With you, we make things better!less than/span>less than/span>less than/span>less than/span>less thandiv class="job-posting-section">less thandiv>less thanspan style="font-weight: bold;">less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">less thanspan style="color: rgb(0, 112, 192);">less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">KEY TASKS: less than/span>less than/span>less than/span>less than/span>less thanul>less thanli>less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Receives and reviews requisition requests for completion and authorized approvals. less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Prepares purchase orders, obtains quotes and carries out related administrative tasks. less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Communicates with vendors to negotiate pricing and obtain information related to price, specifications, delivery and sources of supply. Updates and keeps records on related projects. less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Arranges and expedites freight for orders. less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Assists in resolving purchasing or contractual related disputes. Communicating and working with management until resolution is reached. less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Researches and assists management in the selection of materials, parts, equipment, and tooling items as needed. Provides information as needed regarding price comparisons, quality, availability etc. less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Processes and maintains purchasing records, such as costs, delivery, product quality or performance, inventory and usage. Maintains purchasing library and related catalogs. less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Investigate discrepancies between purchase order, receiver and invoice. Communicating and working with vendor, company management and appropriate department personnel to resolve issues. less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Manage forklift and vehicle fleet. Responsible for the upkeep, maintenance and tracking of forklift and vehicles. Will schedule and negotiate with vendors regarding service and parts. Overall responsibility to ensure forklifts and vehicles are safe and in good operating order and available when needed. less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Will provide backup support to other purchasing agents to cover or assist in coverage, scheduling conflicts, etc. less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Ability to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">Performs all other duties as assigned. less than/span>less than/li>less than/ul>less thanbr>less thanspan style="font-weight: bold;">less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">less thanspan style="color: rgb(0, 112, 192);">less thanspan style="white-space: normal;">QUALIFICATIONS:less than/span>less than/span>less than/span>less th

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