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Materials Coordinator (20005392)

Nestle Purina PetCare

Last Updated: 10/29/20

Job Description

Materials Coordinator Job Description For more than 100 years, Purina has led the charge in revolutionizing pet food production and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. By 1956, through innovative engineering, we literally reshaped Pet Care, introducing Dog Chow® as the first extruded dry food. We’re still at it today, with Tidy Cats®, the lightweight cat litter champion of the world and our new Ultra-Premium brands, Beyond® and Just Right® pet food.
We’re a safety-first culture motivated by our greater mission of enriching the lives of pets and the people who love them. We’ll empower you to continuously think “What’s Next?” and we’ll challenge you to do so with integrity, expertise, high performance and passion. So, if your full potential could be unleashed, what would you add to the ‘mix’?
As a Materials Coordinator, you will play a key role in assisting the Plant Buyer with the procurement of high quality ingredients in volumes consistent with plant usage, market structures and division guidelines. You’ll set up logistical movements of contracted ingredients via rail and truck conveyances, with the overview to minimize freight costs. Work closely with ingredient suppliers, St. Louis corporate staff, and railroad and trucking personnel.

  • Enter and validate materials usage and associated variances
  • Arrange logistical transportation for prescribed ingredients
  • Assembles the requisitioning of ingredients purchased by St. Louis buying staff
  • Responsible for departmental objectives, goals, strategies, and measures
  • Monitor elevator bin space, liquid tanks, and flat sacked ingredient floor space in collaboration with unloading team leader
  • Input and maintain freight invoice data through the JDA System
  • Utilize and be proficient with information systems; SAP, Ingredient Navigator, MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Experience (Years/Type): 1+ years of experience in a Buying, Logistics, Supply Chain and/or Accounting role. SAP Experience preferred
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Company Details

Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...