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Procurement Specialist

Campari America

Campari America

Operations
Remote, OR, USA · Kentucky, USA
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024
Campari Group today is a major player in the global branded spirits industry, with a portfolio of over 50 premium and super premium brands, marketed and distributed in over 190 markets around the world, with leading positions in Europe and the Americas.

Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Campari Group owns 22 plants worldwide and has its own distribution network in 22 countries, and employs approximately 4,000 people.

Shares of the parent company Davide Campari - Milano N.V. are listed on the Italian Stock Exchange since 2001. Campari Group is today the sixth-largest player worldwide in the premium spirits industry.

Procurement Specialist

Job Description: Procurement Specialist, or Purchasing Specialist, responsible for acquiring and maintaining the company’s various supplies. Main duties include locating key suppliers, negotiating the company’s purchasing agreements, and making sure their materials and products meet the company’s specifications. Issues purchases orders, receives shipments, and maintains inventory levels for components, raw materials, and miscellaneous supplies.

Position Type: Exempt, Full Time: 40+ hours per week Shift: 8:00 am - 5 pm. Availability for overtime may be required during high demand periods. Must have a flexible schedule to come in early or stay late on occasion to fulfill plant needs.

Procurement Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Researching and identifying prospective suppliers.
  • Requesting quotes and obtaining pricing & purchase terms and conditions.
  • Preparing and issuing purchase orders and agreements.
  • Receiving both inventory and non-inventory items.
  • Inspecting and evaluating the quality of purchased items and resolving shortcomings.
  • Maintaining accurate inventory and procurement records.
  • Developing and maintaining a system for inventory management to support the Min/Max level system.
  • Complying with company policies, procedures, and regulatory standards.
  • Purchase goods or services that meet the quantity and quality expectations of the organization
  • Evaluate and negotiate contracts with vendors and suppliers
  • Track inventory and restock goods when needed
  • Assist finance with invoice follow-ups and discrepancies
  • Communicate with collogues and vendors on order statuses, cancelations, and order adjustments
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • 2+ years of experience as a purchasing specialist or inventory control specialist or in a similar role.
  • Good basic knowledge of inventory control strategies.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and with business application software, purchasing, and resource planning systems.
  • Team player with strong organizational skills.
  • SAP experience preferred.

Benefits:

401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation, Holidays, etc.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

At Campari Group we believe in building more value together, thus we see diversity in all forms as a source of enrichment. Our employment policies and practices ensure that we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all aspects of employment without regard to any individual’s race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or characteristics or expression, political affiliation or activity, age, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note to applicants:

Your application will be assessed based on your abilities, expertise, general knowledge and experience, not because of any confidential, proprietary or trade secret information you may possess. You must not disclose to Campari Group any such information. In the event that you are asked a question that cannot be answered without disclosure of any confidential, proprietary or trade secret information (including from a current or prior employer or their vendors or customers), you must decline to answer the question.

Notice to third party agencies:

Please refrain from cold-calling or emailing our executive leadership team or the HR community directly. The Talent Acquisition department manages centralized recruiting operations globally, including the selection and management of external suppliers. Currently, our preferred supplier list is at full capacity. To ensure we have your information on file for future consideration, we kindly request that you complete the online form provided here.