Position Summary: The Senior Buyer is responsible for all buying activities for their assigned categories and works collaboratively with all Synergy departments, suppliers and transportation providers to ensure a smooth flow of inbound raw materials for production. Leads strategic sourcing activities for assigned categories. This individual will have relevant experience in the consumer-packaged goods, food or food ingredient manufacturing industries. Buying categories at Synergy include: Alcohol, Propylene Glycol, Oils and similar liquid carriers, Maltodextrin, Dextrose, Starches & Gums and similar dry carriers, Essential Oils, Oleoresins, Sweeteners, Colors, Fruit Juices & Purees, Herbs, Spices & Seasonings, Vanilla, Food Chemicals. The candidate will have either direct experience or working knowledge of managing categories in these areas. Packaging experience is a plus but not a focus area of this role.
Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer:
The Senior Buyer will possess the following skills: