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O'Neill Vintners & Distillers

Parlier, CA

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Responsible for purchasing of all dry goods, operational supplies and services for the entire operations including cellar, winemaking and bottling as well as administrative departments as needed.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

•  Maintain the highest level of customer service with suppliers, customers, co-workers and guests
•  Collect purchase requisitions from all departments, issue purchase orders and follow through with vendors
•  Plan purchases of dry goods and wine making supplies per schedules and forecasts
•  Support AP and inventory control staff with reconciling discrepancies with purchased items
•  Monitor stock levels at the suppliers and plan replenishment or releasing them as needed
•  Track dry goods as well as wine making supplies to ensure inventory is maintained at adequate supply levels based on production schedules and forecasts
•  Support all departments in finding most efficient vendor considering quality, lead time and cost
•  Purchase non-stock items including MRO according to the purchase requisitions and company policies
•  Source vendors for required goods and services with the goal of obtaining required quality, best price and timely delivery
•  Follow up and resolve discrepancies in receiving process
•  Prepare and submit dry goods and case goods inventory reports as needed
•  Support Sales and Marketing initiatives, supplies, and special projects
•  Assist with departmental initiatives, new projects, tailgate safety meetings and functions
•  Perform various other duties and participate in special projects as assigned by the supervisor or manager within the physical constraints of the job

QUALIFICATIONS:
•  Associates degree (AA), two to four years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
•  Strong knowledge of local and national MRO supplies vendors
•  Experience with overseas vendors and imports process
•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•  Extremely proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook software
•  Strong interpersonal skills
•  Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
•  Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels
•  Commitment to excellence and high standards
•  Strong organizational skills; able to manage priorities and workflow
•  Keystrokes a minimum of 45 wpm
•  Versatility, flexibility and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
•  Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace
•  Bilingual skills; a plus
•  Experience with Microsoft Dynamics SL is a plus

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:
•  Sit for prolonged periods
•  Perform some repetitive motion activities
•  Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
•  Lift, move and stack boxes up to 30 lbs

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
•  Work is mainly performed in a normal office environment


-Must pass a comprehensive background check and drug screen
-Must adhere to all Company, Federal and State Food Safety Regulations and Policies
-This organization participates in E-Verify

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, October 22nd
Type of Work:
Full Time

Contact Information:

O'Neill Vintners & Distillers
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