Formulated Solutions Innovates, Formulates and Creates consumer
brands. We put together a broadly talented team of experts in
manufacturing, production, laboratory, regulatory, distribution and
marketing, that possesses an unparalleled drive to deliver
market-ready products of the highest quality. Our in-house
technologies in Aerosol, Biochemistry, Cosmetic, Pharmaceutical and
Polymer Chemistry, coupled with innovative package design and
strategic marketing services, provides clients with one of the
fastest design-to-market solutions in the world. We serve companies
in pharmaceutical, cosmetic, personal care and specialty chemical
applications. We also support small and large companies in
generating and producing unique products for the retail market.
Formulated Solutions offers a wide range of benefit options for
our full-time employees, allowing them to find the right plan to
enroll into. We also offer 401k with a company match and much more!
If you are hard-working, self-motivated and looking for a new and
exciting career opportunity, apply today!
All applicants are encouraged to participate in the assessment
provided in this link: Formulated Solutions Assessment -Buyer
A)Obtain the materials used in the manufacture and distribution
of the products sold to customers, supplies, services and
B)Maintain high quality relationships with existing vendors as
well as searching for new or alternating vendors.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
A)Issue all commercial raw material purchase orders as required
per production forecast.
B)Maintain reliable vendor sources for all raw materials used in
manufacturing, as well as maintaining good relationships with
C)Identify and establish new vendor sources as needed.
D)Develop strategies and negotiate with vendors to achieve best
possible pricing and terms with the vendors based on company
E)Maintain satisfactory inventory levels of raw materials,
packaging and products for resale by establishing minimum and
maximum inventory levels and reorder quantities.
F)Manage purchase quantities to obtain optimum inventory levels
to prevent stockouts and achieve working capital targets.
G)Work closely with Quality / Inspection Department to resolve
H)Collaborate with Planning, Customer Satisfaction and
Operations to adjust orders to meet customer requirements.
I)Promptly communicate any critical material pricing and
availability changes to Planning, Finance and Customer
J)Meet purchasing financial standards by providing annual budget
information, monitoring expenditures, identifying variances and
implementing corrective actions.
K)Manage open orders and expedite as required to ensure on time
L)Maintain pricing, delivery dates and inventory data in a
timely manner for ERP system.
M)Daily review, purchase and schedule of deliveries for all
alcohol and propellant tanks to maintain appropriate inventory
levels to meet production.
N)Assist Product Management and I&D in sourcing of new
materials per required specifications as needed.
?4 year business or equivalent degree preferred.
?Must have a strong sense of urgency and is improvement and
?Ability to multi-task in faced paced environment.
CRITICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
A)Vendor Relationships-including Off-Shore Suppliers
B)Solid Negotiating Skills
C)Supply Chain Management
D)Manufacturing Methods and Procedures
E)Quality Standards – FDA Environment
F)Materials Resource Planning (MRP)
?MS Office product skills
?Navision experience a plus (not required)