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Arizona Nutritional Supplements Chandler , AZ 85249

Posted 2 months ago


About ANS

Founded in 1996, Arizona Nutritional Supplements (ANS) is one of the leading manufacturers of specialty supplements for private label for leading national and global marketers and retailers. The company's high quality standards and superior customer service have attracted many of the leading sellers of supplements and driven rapid growth.

Our state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly facilities in Chandler, Arizona, exceed cGMP standards and allow us to grow in anticipation of our customers' needs. With over 350,000 square-feet of production and warehousing space, as well as continued expansion plans, ANS is equipped to bring its customers' product vision to market.

Support manufacturing through procurement of raw materials and components. Execute supply chain strategies to improve lead-time, while managing out-of-stocks on raw materials. Provide timely and accurate information for internal employees.


  • Essential Duties Order does not necessarily indicate duty importance.

  • Follow all company policies and procedures.

  • Follow and ensure compliance to quality system and cGMP programs.

  • Purchase components, raw materials and consumables to support production using lean practices and analysis gathered from the Materials Replenishment Planning (MRP). Take actions to prevent out-of-stocks to satisfy operational requirements.

  • Help maintain integrity of ERP system data in relationship to suppliers, parts pricing, receiving records, lead-times and supplier contact information.

  • Shift business needs as requested by production planners and sales team to ensure on-time finished goods to customers. Expedite and/or cancel materials as work orders are adjusted in MRP.

  • Keep management, supervisors and co-workers informed of significant variations to Production and Demand Planning on a timely basis.

  • Analyze and report vendor performance in relationship to projected and realized volumes, on-time delivery.

  • Analyze and report vendor performance in relationship to projected and realized volumes, on-time delivery, pricing and quality of raw materials. Develop relationships with suppliers to ensure integrity of ANS standards.

  • Perform other duties as assigned or needed.

Minimum Requirements


  • Non-supervisory role.

  • 3 to 5 years of work experience or college degree.

  • No certifications or licenses required.

  • Must have moderate math skills.

  • Moderate reading skills required.

  • Complex computer skills needed.

  • Must have moderate language skills.

  • Must have moderate writing skills.

  • Must be willing to learn new tasks and procedures.

  • Ability to efficiently and effectively perform all essential position duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation without posing a direct safety threat to self or others.

  • Maintain a regular and dependable work attendance record with few instances of unplanned and/or unexpected absence.

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Commodity Buyer

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Arizona Nutritional Supplements