Purchasing Manager - Food, Packaging & General
Rembrandt Foods - Rembrandt, IA

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A State-of the-Art food processing manufacturer in Northwest, Iowa is looking for the following position:
Direct and manage the purchasing functions for multiple locations at Rembrandt production and further processing plants. Develop vendor relationships to create supply chain efficiencies that optimize operational performance. Develop and implement RFQ program for specific raw material and packaging suppliers. Manage inventories in Batchmaster or comparable system and develop and manage MRP for the further processing plants. Negotiate master contracts with suppliers, where appropriate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and implement purchasing strategies, policies and procedures
  • Develop relationships with vendors to understand and develop strategic purchasing opportunities
  • Work with QA on specifications for vendors
  • Coordinate with plant managers and QA personnel to address quality and production needs


  • Bachelor degree in business or supply chain management
  • Minimum of 3-7 years' experience managing procurement functions
  • Strong time management and planning skills required to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously while adapting to changes in business requirements in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to set clear goals and through effective communication, share those goals with staff and production management
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills