Procurement Buyer-Expeditor

Beach Body El Segundo , CA 90245

Posted 2 weeks ago

Beachbody, the leader of in-home fitness programs and nutritional products, is on the lookout for top-notch talent. We're an equal-opportunity employer who offers competitive compensation, incredible benefits and perks, not to mention a laid-back office filled with smart, friendly people and positive energy.

We also provide free Shakeology, onsite gyms, flexible work hours, and cool product discounts. Are you ready to help us achieve our goal of helping people live healthy fulfilling lives?

As the Procurement Buyer-Expeditor you will have a chance to impact the procurement process for Beachbody's nutritional and fitness products. Working with other members of the Global Procurement (GP) team, you'll issue POs, lead our Open Order Management function, and track production, shipment, and successful receipt of several hundred different items.

You will be that experienced person that can "own the buy" from issuing the PO through ensuring the right material has arrived at the right quality level, at the right location, on time. You will purchase nutritional ingredients, fitness products, printed collateral, and other commodities. You will work very closely with Strategic Sourcing Category Managers in GP, our suppliers, as well as other Beachbody employees across our functional teams.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Review purchase requisitions, coordinate with suppliers to obtain product availability, and author and issue POs

Track all inbound shipments tightly to ensure that our suppliers perform on-time, to the right quality level

Handle assigned administrative duties related to procuring materials (e.g., deviations, samples collection, testing results)

Manage material flow by working with the Planning team to purchase the right amount of product, on time

Prepare and issue purchase orders

Negotiate improved terms & conditions with suppliers, including price, quantities, lead time, delivery date, and payment terms

Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, suppliers, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action

Apply best practice principles in procurement

Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) from a 4-year accredited college or university in a related field

EXPERIENCE:

Intermediate Level 2 to 4 years

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Minimum 2 - 4 years' of experience in Supply Management or related field, with specific experience in Procurement required.

BA or BS in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or another relevant major (or equivalent experience required)

Candidate should have experience in Procurement in the food & nutritional sector

Proficiency in the administration of purchase commitments, monitoring supplier performance, back charge procedures, and the resolution of claims and disputes

Perform work of complex scope

Work under general direction, participate in setting assignment objectives; plan own task schedule to satisfy objectives; present your work for review of adequacy and completion

Represent the organization, interacting with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters

Perform duties in purchasing, open order management, and supply troubleshooting

Perform administration of purchase orders following commitments involving high monetary expenditure or risk, technical specifications, and other commercial terms

Prepare and process forms, issues, and administer purchase orders

Communicate with suppliers to achieve required service and meet project needs

Skilled in working with and communicating effectively both orally and in writing with other project functional groups, primarily Research & Development, Supply Chain Planning, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Quality Assurance

Knowledge of international commercial conditions of buying as well as international suppliers

Excellent oral and written communication skills required

Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills required

SCMP, CPP, or other professional procurement designation preferred

Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) preferred

Beachbody, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, creed, age, physical or mental disability, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

To all recruitment agencies: Beachbody does not accept unsolicited agency resumes.

Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Beachbody employees, or any other company location. Beachbody is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.



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