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There has never been a more exciting time to join Request Foods. We’ve been selling products to many of the world’s leading food companies, retailers and restaurants for nearly 25 years. A privately owned and financially sound company, we do our best to run our business based on Christian values. Whether it’s cooking up great tasting food, assisting in customer support, providing quality and production leadership, or supporting administrative or technical activities, a career at Request Foods is a great opportunity. At Request, we’ve achieved success by treating our employees with integrity, trust and respect. If you’re passionate about food, and the people who help produce it, then Request Foods might just be for you.
Purchasing Agent/Buyer — Entry Level
This position is responsible for purchasing ingredients and materials to meet production schedules and inventory needs. Specific responsibilities include the following:
- Enter purchase orders into the system
- Analyze overdue purchase orders and take appropriate action
- Analyze the reschedule report for items that need to be moved to meet the demand date
- Expedite both current orders and those that need to be changed due to production changes
- Assist with any receipt problems or issues
- Bachelor’s degree in business or related field is preferred
- One year of purchasing experience or related internship is helpful
- Strong organization skills and attention to detail
- The ability to multi-task and prioritize
- Proficient in Microsoft Office software—Word and Excel
- Outstanding people skills
- Excellent communication skills.
Our benefit package includes:
- Excellent Health, Prescription and Dental Insurances
- Life and Disability Insurances
- Semi-annual Performance Bonus Program
- Outstanding Retirement Program, including 401(k)
- Paid Vacation and Holidays
- Education Reimbursement Program
- Fully Equipped Fitness Center
To apply, please use the form above, or contact us at:
Request Foods®, Inc.
Attn: People Services Department
P.O. Box 2577
Holland, MI 49422-2577
Request Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free organization.