Procurement Agent

Date: Feb 6, 2024

Location: Twin Falls, ID, US, 83301

Company: Glanbia

Procurement Agent


Glanbia – Twin Falls

With facilities worldwide, Glanbia Nutritional’s is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of cheese and whey products.  Glanbia Nutritional’s provides ample opportunity for career growth and experience in a fast-paced, high-performing enterprise.

The Opportunity 

The Procurement agent is responsible for managing, planning, and procurement activities of direct materials for Glanbia facilities.  Additionally, the role is responsible for site support including training other departments on procurement practices and policies, and ensuring site requirements are sourced according to company procedure while managing day-to-day supplier relationships and site inventory replenishment. Will support savings initiatives and additional supply-related improvement projects. Will manage the ordering process, in conjunction with plant operations, in order to ensure facility production schedules remain uninterrupted. This permanent position will report to the Procurement Operations Manager and duties include but are not limited to the following; 

  • Work cross-functionally to assist in maintaining inventory levels as agreed between Procurement, Production, and PSM where applicable to minimize costs, ensure minimal stock out occurrences, and maximize customer demand. Ensure appropriate KPIs are implemented, and action taken against deviation from operating parameters.
  • Utilize weekly site inventory counts whilst reconciling with system recommended purchase volumes and perform adjustments based on knowledge of materials management best practices. Including factors such as: economic order quantities, supplier/supply chain factors, ongoing site initiatives, and ensuring goods receipting.
  • Manage orders to ensure fulfilment meets the needs of the production schedule.
  • Perform day-to-day sourcing activities of low-value one-off purchases (spot buys) to support the category team as requested.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to report and manage product shortages and material availability.
  • Monitor invoice discrepancies for designated areas of responsibility to ensure issues are resolved to enable on-time payment to suppliers.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to trial and observe new products and specification changes, including support for commercialization, to aid in improving processes and obtain cost-saving or avoidance with improvements.
  • Support the non-conformance process, including resolution of category and site supply issues, defective and unacceptable goods and services, and ensure the SRC process is utilized where applicable.

  The Skills you will bring to the team

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and/or a minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of and experience with food or fortification manufacturing environment preferred but not required.
  • Experience in SAP S/4HANA, SAP B1, or Equivalent ERP system preferred.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Word, etc.).
  • Ability to work with minimal supervisor while always remaining productive and able to participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Understanding of numeracy with emphasis on concepts such as probabilities, statistical inference, geometry, and trigonometry fundamentals. Ability to apply fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

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 Twin Falls Id. and is fully onsite.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Idaho
Nearest Secondary Market: Twin Falls