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Replenishment Buyer - Food (non-produce)

Posted on May 26, 2022 by Marley Spoon

New York County, NY
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Marley Spoon is a direct-to-consumer manufacturing business with a waste free supply chain. We deliver top quality fresh ingredients in the exact quantities required with chef-designed easy-to-cook recipes, to thousands of households across the globe. Together we build brands customers love. Currently we operate various brands that are serving households in the US, Europe, and Australia: Bezzie, Martha Stewart & Marley Spoon, and Dinnerly.



Marley Spoon simplifies weeknight cooking and helps busy people skip the supermarket. But in the end, it's simple: We started Marley Spoon because we love cooking and we love eating!



We are looking for an entrepreneurial and analytical Replenishment Buyer -Food (non-produce) to help us grow Marley Spoon. Responsibility for centralized purchasing for our three Fulfillment Centers in Newark, NJ, Dallas, TX and Tracy, CA. This position has a hybrid work schedule and is based out of NYC with travel to our Newark, NJ Fulfillment Center as needed.



What you will do:



Analyze forecast and sales data together with suppliers’ performance to ensure an efficient inventory replenishment strategy of an assortment of SKUs for daily orders fulfillment while achieving desired weeks on hand, minimum inventory levels and 0% food waste



Generate, track, and manage purchase orders in Marley Spoon’s ERP system, certifying accurate quantities and timely delivery/ receipt in collaboration with three fulfillment centers (FCs) onsite teams



Communicate any inbound delivery delays to fulfilment centers to warrant 100% manufacturing uptime



Collaborate with suppliers to ensure complete and timely delivery of the product; resolve shipping issues, manage forecast and purchase order changes and review monthly/ quarterly supplier scorecards



Work through corrective action plans as needed with the supplier with regular follow-ups



Review, track, reconcile and approve invoices in conformity with the received product



Collaborate with the Sourcing Managers to resolve item and supplier issues where stock and service levels are not being met against the forecast and purchase orders



Maintain a daily inbound receiving schedule and coordinate with suppliers to ensure that all the purchase orders meet the OTD and SSL and communicate any issues to the organization



Work with Receiving and Inventory Teams to ensure purchase orders are received in a timely manner on the assigned delivery dates in the ERP system, and the product is available for production on time



Establish and maintain the supplier database with plan A, B, and C vendors and improve the supplier base by establishing relationships with quality alternative vendors



Work alongside Sourcing Managers on a potential new supplier review and onboarding together with quarterly and yearly supplier reviews.



Requirements



Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s Degree a plus), preferably in the STEM field with a minimum of 3 years of experience as a food buyer



Experience with an ERP system and ability to work with large datasets



Knowledge of various food ingredients and their substitutes



Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross functionally



Comfort with using KPIs to measure performance and inform course corrections



Ability to react promptly to unforeseen procurement and workforce planning scenarios as they arise



Ability to balance numerous priorities in a fast-paced environment



Results-oriented attitude; able to multi-task and get things done



Willingness to embrace change and adjust quickly



Excellent written and verbal communication skills



Proficiency with Microsoft products and Google suite (intermediate user of Google Sheets/Excel)



Must be willing to travel



Benefits



Ability to build and leave a legacy on a rapidly growing global brand



Comprehensive medical, dental, vision for only $1 per month



PTO package including holidays, 5 learning and development days, 20 vacation days (plus incremental vacation day add-ons at employment anniversaries)



Free Martha Stewart & Marley Spoon and/or Dinnerly boxes



Diverse and respectful work environment with over 50 nationalities worldwide



Autonomy in your work and drive innovation


Reference: 70115182

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