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Careers

Ingredient Procurement and Logistics Manager

Dodgeville, WI

Are you passionate about working with a GREAT team and contributing value to the agriculture industry?  Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc is looking for team-oriented individual who is ready to help us feed the world.  Duties and responsibilities:  This individual is responsible for purchasing, and overseeing logistics, of essential ingredients in a cost effective and efficient manner to storage points, manufacturing sites, and final sale destinations either as end products or for their future use in feeds or direct sales.  Purchasing and transporting these essential ingredients will be done in a manner that assists the Regulatory Affairs Manager in accomplishing his/her goal of feed safety and quality.

This person will lead and coordinate all ingredient procurement activity for all 17 + Employer-owned facilities, follow ingredient markets and initiate price list changes accordingly, lead the development of business relationships with suppliers, identify and manage financial as well as supply quality and timeliness of ingredients.  This position will oversee the operations of the Company Rail fleet.  This individual will provide monthly summary reports to Company President regarding purchase and logistics activities, movements in markets, new ingredients, bookings, rail and barge activities, opportunities, challenges, etc. and participate in key leadership sessions.  This position will review and approve payables for all ingredients purchases as well as freight associated with each purchase.  Additionally, this person will be expected to work collaboratively with sales, manufacturing, marketing, technical, transportation and wholesale departments within QLF to provide and request timely and accurate information necessary for cost effectiveness, efficiency, accuracy and teamwork.  This position is responsible for the assuring a continuous supply and timely procurement of necessary ingredients while managing the physical inventory capacity and inventory value on hand.  Moderate amount of travel will be required.

Required:  Strong understanding of the agriculture/commodity/manufacturing environment.  Consistent performance and delivery of sourcing and successful negotiation.  Strong computer skills: email, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills.  Must be able to multi-task, prioritize, work under deadlines, and function well as part of a team.  Must have strong analytical skills with experience in financial or cost modelling and the proven ability to build effective Supplier relationships.

Education: Bachelor’s degree and/or significant procurement experience, preferably in the agriculture/commodity environment.

 

We offer competitive wages and excellent benefits to full-time employees.

Deadline Submission is December 31, 2020

Online Application

Applications

Applications and resumes may be submitted via fax to (608) 935-5847; email amybeth@qlf.com or mail to:
Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc.
Attn: AmyBeth Levetzow
PO Box 240
Dodgeville, WI 53533