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Nestle Senior Procurement Coordinator in Ft. Dodge, Iowa

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Position Summary

As the Senior Procurement Coordinator, you will schedule assigned raw and packaging materials according to production requirements and ensure production schedule compliance. You will also publish a detailed weekly receiving schedule for assigned raw and packaging materials. The Procurement Coordinator will also serve as the primary point of contact for all vendor communications and as the collection point for the vendor notification process.


  • Update and maintain weekly production schedule. Maintain schedule within SAP. Create process orders daily. Communicate to production if changes are needed.

  • Communicate daily/weekly production needs to sub-contractors. This includes creating all call off PO’s, prioritizing production, managing work in progress inventories at the Factory and at sub-contractors locations.

  • Utilize forecast, economic production quantities, safety stock, inventory levels and maintenance schedule to plan weekly and daily production schedules at the optimal total cost.

  • Perform SAP responsibilities for daily production schedules, resources, production models, data maintenance, packaging MDM, etc.

  • Perform procurement duties for labels and various packaging items. Manage label inventory, VCCs, and vendor communications.

  • Manage the coordination of all PCR’s and promotional activities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1+ years’ experience with procurement, buying, or logistics in a manufacturing or military environment.

Requisition ID: 140691

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

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