Supply Chain Coordinator (US)

Treatt USA 4900 Lakeland Commerce Parkway, Lakeland, Florida, 33805

Full Time | Posted 17 days ago


Job title: Supply Chain Coordinator (USA)
Reporting into: Procurement
Location: Lakeland, Florida, USA
Hours: 40 hours per week

The Opportunity

This post holder will provide support to the global Procurement team, with a focus on supporting citrus purchasing. Ensuring continuity of supply, maintaining key supplier relationships and improving communications are the objectives of the role as well as managing key aspects of the supply chain from origin through to stock. From a global supply base, this person will assist in ensuring the sustainable supply of key raw materials (particularly citrus raw materials) to the business. He or she will work very closely with all citrus buyers and will be a main point of contact for the administration of purchase orders, samples, documents and logistics. It will also be his or her responsibility to collaborate, communicate, create efficiencies and innovate with Treatt team members and stakeholders, supporting the global department where required and championing teamwork.

What it’s like to work here

We’ve been making the world taste better since 1886 and sell over 3000 products in more than 90 countries, but we’re only just getting started. We’re on an exciting journey and have ambitious plans to become the indispensable partner of choice for the world’s leading flavour and fragrance houses, beverage and consumer brands.

On joining Treatt, you’ll become one of over 350 international experts, working together to collectively surprise and delight our customers. Nothing is more important to us than the happiness of our people as without them, we’d never succeed.

We think Treatt’s a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it:

“Everyone wants your feedback and opinion; it feels like a place of study where nurturing and encouragement are the standard. It is very clear the hard work that goes into providing excellence for customers, but it is also very apparent that managers have the same goals for helping us all to progress.” – Anita, Innovation Scientist

“Joining my close and supportive team was the most enjoyable way to gain more skills and increase my knowledge” – Ashley, Distillation Control Team Leader

“Treatt creates an environment to help you be the best you can, with no two days the same and opportunities always available to help you learn and develop. The people and the culture create a fantastic company to be part of” – Rebecca, Commercial Coordinator

What you’ll be doing

The responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

• Understand Treatt’s procurement strategy, supply base, basics of procurement and processes within the department
• Support and contribute to Treatt’s strategic sourcing initiatives
• Enter pre-purchase shipment samples into JDE and / or Stars; monitor progress and report results back to the buyer(s)
• Working with Regulatory and Imports, request documents that ensure suppliers and products are certified and details are in place for the movement of goods
• Work particularly closely with Planning and Imports in Lakeland to ensure smooth timing and receipt of products; assist with the import process, and with imports, communicate to relevant parties’ details on delays of materials and / or long lead times
• Following instructions from particularly the Lead Citrus Buyer, enter purchase orders and contracts (with a focus on citrus products and suppliers, but not limited to) into JDE and issue those to suppliers
• Monitor the Lakeland dashboard, placing orders as necessary, returning details to Customer Service within a very timely manner
• Monitor the Bury purchasing dashboard and work with that team to place necessary orders
• Regularly run MRP for items purchased from branch 1310, placing orders and updating safety stocks as necessary
• Run citrus MRP for both 2310 and 1310 and report to appropriate buyer(s)
• Transfer products between
• Visit suppliers and attend industry events as and when required
• Ensure that pricing and supplier master data is kept up to date on the relevant IT systems to maintain procurement, planning and sales efficiencies
• Update commodity price list and graphs
• Cross train to become backup for Imports and Bury Procurement when needed
• All other duties as assigned and customary (i.e. working on New Product Submission forms, acquiring Kosher approval for isotankers and entering supplemental data onto orders)

What we’re looking for

• Degree level education, MCIPS/CIPS qualified is desirable
• Previous supply-chain management experience or education also desirable
• An intense level of attention to detail
• Self-starting and deadline focused
• Great interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Knowledge and experience of MRP systems
• A can-do attitude with a pro-active hands-on approach to all tasks
• The ability to communicate complex issues effectively and efficiently both verbally and in writing across all levels within the business
• Negotiation and influencing skills
• An ownership mentality with the aptitude to work independently and in a team
• Someone who demonstrates innovation, drive and enthusiasm
• Highly numerate with strong analytical skills and the ability to analyse a high volume of data and produce recommendations
• High proficiency in Microsoft Office packages, with particular focus on EXCEL

Desirable criteria:
• Experience of working within the Flavour & Fragrance industry
• Knowledge and experience of buying from a global supply base
• Experience using JD Edwards (JDE)
• A minimum of 3 years relevant Procurement or Supply Chain experience and commercial awareness

What we’ll do for you

We offer an excellent package which includes a competitive salary; a performance related bonus, generous vacation time as well as the opportunity to purchase additional vacation.

Polite Notice

We politely request that we are not contacted by any recruitment agencies. We have a preferred supplier list and high volumes of speculative calls from agencies negatively impact upon the efficiency of our business. Please help us to maintain the highest levels of customer service by respecting our wishes.

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