Purchasing Planner Agent in Greensboro, NC at ITG Brands

Date Posted: 6/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

If working for a company that values its people and recognizes the importance of work/life balance is appealing to you, look no further than ITG Brands!

WHO WE ARE

ITG Brands is the U.S. division of Imperial Brands. We are the nation's third-largest tobacco company with offerings of some of the most well-known cigarette, cigar and vaping products. ITG Brands carries at its core, the mindset that, in order to succeed, a company must treat its people well and give them the tools they need to win. 

WHAT WE ARE SEEKING

We are currently searching for Purchasing Planner Agent at our Operations facility located in Greensboro, North Carolina.

As the Purchasing Planner Agent, you will work closely with the Manager of Purchasing and the purchasing team within the Factory Supply Chain Department.  The Purchasing Planner Agent will be responsible for managing the purchasing of direct materials, indirect materials services, direct materials requirements Planning (NTMs), supplier relationship management, and various other opportunities.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Undertake in-depth analysis and planning to enable effective material sourcing and supplier negotiations.
  • Purchases assigned materials and services assigned by locating qualified sources of supply and negotiating all contractual terms.
  • Responsible for assigned subcategory strategy development, including commercial interaction, spec analysis, and optimization, identification, and implementation of cost improvement opportunities, etc.
  • Develop relationships and continually work with key stakeholders (Operations, PD, Regulatory, QA, Engineering.) to ensure appropriate sourcing service level and fulfillment of commercial requirements.
  • Full responsibility for assigned suppliers to ensure continuous improvement process, conflict resolution, supplier's product compliance, quality assessments/reviews when needed, risk assessment, etc.
  • Adherence to procurement standards, including appropriate record-keeping, ensuring compliance to Req and PO approval levels, approval of sourcing strategy by the line manager, material and supplier maintenance in SAP, price list formalization and recording, etc.
  • Support planning, coordination, and realization of procurement projects to drive continuous improvement within the procurement function.
  • Ensures adequate competition and alternate sources of supply by periodically reviewing items purchased relative to cost and availability

 

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Licensing/Certification 

  • Purchasing Management Certification preferred.

Related Work Experience 

  • 2+ years FMG industry experience preferred. 

PERKS OF WORKING AT ITG BRANDS

  • Competitive benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision/life insurance
  • Dollar for dollar 401k match up to 6% and 5% annual company contribution
  • 14 Company-paid holidays
  • Education assistance
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Employee discounts, including Verizon Wireless and select car manufacturers

COMPENSATION

  • The salary range for this position is $48,000 - $65,000

TO APPLY

If you are a qualified candidate and interested in this position please visit our website at www.itgbrands.com.  Please reference job code 000614-ITGB-OPS.  

All candidates must consent to an independent investigation of their background, references, past employment, education, criminal record, and drug screening.

ITG Brands provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class.

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