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Nestle Purina Buying Coordinator - 20006086 in Denver, Colorado

Buying CoordinatorJob DescriptionAside from its 300 days of annual sunshine, beautiful scenery and remaininga mecca for some of the country's best brews, Denver has consistentlyranked in the 'Top 10 pet-loving cities' and 'Top 5 dog-friendlycities' year over year. Nestl Purina has a proud presence in this mile-highcity, having been in operation since 1930. Its first 42 years in operationwere primarily to produce livestock feed until the plant transitioned into apet food-only manufacturer in 1972. Since then, the location became thefirst-ever pet food factory to utilize solar energy. To date, we're proudto sustainably produce 260,134 tons annually of Dog Chow, Cat Chow, Kitn Kaboodle, Alpo, Beneful, Nestl Purina ONE and Pro Plan.We're a "safety first" culture passionate about a zero defect and zerowaste attitude. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacyof our Founder who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. With over120 years in existence, we've grown our hardworking Nestl Purina Familywhile establishing breadth of our business. Your needs are ourresponsibility-job security, benefits, safety, and career growth. But,we leave it up to you to shape our future and your career aspirations.The Buying Coordinator works with the Plant Buyer for the procurement ofhigh-quality ingredients in volumes consistent with plant usage, marketstructures and division guidelines. You will set up logistical movements ofcontracted ingredients via rail and truck conveyances, with the overview tominimize freight costs. This includes monitoring the progress of theseconveyance movements to constantly maintain optimum inventories, whileprotecting scheduled production, and minimizing ingredient substitutions aswell as rail/truck detention.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Arranges logistical transportation for prescribed ingredients used at theDenver plant.Assembles the requisitioning of ingredients purchased by the St. Louis BuyingStaff via guidelines set forth through our M.R.P. systems.Monitor elevator bin space, liquid tanks, and flat sacked ingredient floorspace in collaboration with Unloading Team Leader.Assist with the successful implementation of our Quality Assurance guidelinesfor incoming ingredients.Other duties as assigned.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)Experience: One year of experience in a procurement, buying or logisticsrole within a manufacturing, industrial, military, or related environment.It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront ofour minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl Purina. The skills you'vegained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, andleadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in thisrole. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohortof others who have chosen to call Nestl Purina home.The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers andlook for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to informus confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order toparticipate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us to notify of us of any needs related tocompleting the job application.Job: Buying CoordinatorPrimary Location: Denver, CO USOther Location:Career Area: ProfessionalNestle Purina PetCare Company OpportunityEmployer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals withdisabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity