Buyer – Agricultural Commodities

Greater New York City , NY

Posted: 10/17/2019 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: RP9.4.1 Pay Rate: $85k + 8.5%. No relo budget, may be a small sign on for a renter.

Buyer – Agricultural Commodities

Reporting to the Sr. Procurement Manager, the Buyer will manage the procurement and deployment of raw materials (grains and other crop related commodities).

Responsibilities involve:

  • Helping to build procurement strategies,
  • Selecting and maintaining relationships with vendors, ensuring on time delivery
  • Market analysis and price negotiations
  • Developing and maintaining raw material processes and procedures.
  • Minimize and communicate any service related issues to all internal stakeholders


The ideal candidate will have

  • BA/BS;
  • 3+ years of experience sourcing agriculture commodities such as grains, corn, etc.
  • Experience in direct raw material buying,
  • Experience with Contract Negotiations and Supplier Management.
  • Knowledge of purchasing principles, practices, methods and procedures used in CPG procurement.
  • Financial analysis experience


Rob Purcell
Recruiter - Supply Chain

The CPS, Inc. Supply Chain Management Division specializes in placing Supply Chain Professionals nationwide with a focus in manufacturing industries. We place people in the following types of positions: Procurement; Planning; Logistics; Transportation; Warehouse; Distribution….from entry level to executive.

Whether you are an employer searching for top-notch talent or a candidate looking to change jobs, CPS has a solution for you. With 45 years of recruiting expertise, the recruiters of CPS have the market and technical knowledge to understand your employment needs.

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