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Specialist, Bakery-Inventory Planning

City & State: 

Van Nuys, CA, US, 91406

91406
Job Category:  Bakery Operations
91406

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

 

 

Coordinates purchasing and distribution of finished materials consistent with direction from supply chain manager. Coordinates and controls inventory levels consistent with sales forecasts.  Schedules deliveries to insure an uninterrupted flow of finished goods to outside distribution centers and directly to customers

 

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans, organizes, directs, and controls activities related to the procurement function. Monitors receipt of materials to outside distribution centers.
  • Monitors stock variances and gets reasons for same. Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability.
  • Prepares and issues purchase order and change notices. Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Arranges for disposal of surplus or outdated materials.
  • Schedules purchase orders to meet business i.e. stock levels, inventory turn efficiency.
  • Meet agreed deadlines.
  • Works to maintain and improve on the quality, legality and safety of each product and the processes used in their manufacture. Responsible for keeping assigned work area clean and tidy at all times and reporting any potential contamination and suspicious activity to a Supervisor immediately.
  • Responsible to maintain updated the Hold and Internal Foreign logs and to generate monthly Hold and Internal Foreign material trend reports, Responsible to maintain the Bulk Flour COA log updated and generate trend reports on a weekly basis.
  • Using the Minitab software, responsible to conduct statistical analysis to generate product specification and assess the process capability, submit trend report with recommendations when is needed.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Experience: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold (non-weather).  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

 

 

 

ARYZTA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.