Procurement Agent

Date: Jul 2, 2024

Location: Carlsbad, CA, US, 92010

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Procurement Agent

The Opportunity 

Are you a detail-oriented professional with a passion for procurement and a knack for negotiation? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are seeking a dedicated Procurement Agent to join our dynamic team. This role is integral to our operations, ensuring the smooth running of our domestic and international procurement activities. This permanent position will report to the Procurement Operations Buying Program Manager and duties include but are not limited to the following; 

  • Collaborate with the Materials Planner to order direct materials, ensuring minimal stock-out occurrences and maximum customer demand adherence.
  • Communicate demand forecasts for ingredients to suppliers and work closely with the Category Management team to align orders with the defined strategy.
  • Manage orders to ensure fulfillment meets the needs of the production schedule and take proactive action to mitigate or prevent possible supply chain issues.
  • Support customer projects and new product commercialization efforts.
  • Submit Supplier non-conformance issues to the appropriate supplier contact.
  • Coordinate logistics (import & domestic) and support the purchases of indirect material needs.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements within Procurement.
  • Promote cross-functional process improvements.


  The Skills you will bring to the team

  • Education and Experience: Bachelor degree or APICs/ISM Certification recommended. Alternatively, relevant experience can take the place of education. Minimum of 1-3 years of business experience is required, which can be substituted with college education.
  • Industry Knowledge: Working knowledge of and experience with food or fortification manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Detail-Oriented: The candidate should be highly detailed with a systematic approach, sense of responsibility and positive customer focus.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required.
  • Professionalism: Ability to effectively interact with all levels of personnel with the utmost professionalism.
  • Adaptability: Flexibility and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Language Proficiency: Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
  • Technical Skills: Experience with ERP/MRP systems, preferably SAP, along with strong computer skills and proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Strong math skills, and knowledge of the metric system, are also required.


If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply!


Where and how you will work  

The opportunity is based in Carlsbad, CA with hybrid working models available. (Weekly office time is required)


What we would like to offer you!  

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package including staff discounts, generous family leave policy, health & dental plan, competitive salary, 401K.  


About Glanbia  

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.


At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.


Compensation for roles at Glanbia varies depending on a wide range of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience.  Glanbia provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California. This range may not be applicable to other locations. Factors that could be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, years of experience and comparison to current employees already in this role. The typical candidate is hired below midpoint of the range.  The annual salary for California based employees for this role is $67,000 - $83,000.  

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