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Want to join our family? The Blue Crew is hiring for the following position!

Supply Chain Manager

JR Peters Inc is seeking a strategic minded person to fill a position designed to be the primary contact between JR Peters and raw material, packaging, and manufacturing input suppliers. The Supply Chain manager will maintain and build relationships with our suppliers and work to purchase and utilize raw materials and other manufacturing inputs, in an efficient manner. One of the top imperatives for us at JRP is to achieving supply chain excellence by putting in place a team-player that will develop the culture to work with others and drive effective execution of supply chain processes to benefit the all JR Peters production.

Examples of Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Increase Supply Chain Flexibility Supply chain performance requires a quick response to changes in supply and demand through the ups and downs of business cycles, as well as during crises. This position will help develop an agile supply chains that is dialed in to the products we produce at JR Peters and the needs of the customer.
  • Lead sourcing & purchasing efforts for all raw materials and manufacturing inputs. Develop commodity management strategies to mitigate impacts of market volatility and improve material cost structure.
  • Ensure a steady supply of QA/QC specified quality raw materials for JRP at the right time, with an acceptable level of price fluctuation.
  • Develop an understanding of fertilizer and nutrient raw material specifications, and how to substitute qualified inputs for manufacturing processes to achieve improved total landed costs.
  • Identify and negotiate commercial agreements with suppliers including aspects relating to quality, pricing, delivery and commodity escalation programs.
  • Foster positive and consistent communication with key suppliers and JR Peters management. Stay on top of industry news in order to recognize challenges, opportunities and trends. Have an ongoing understanding of key suppliers’ situation and position in market.
  • Maintain and provide the highest level of good customer relations with our vendors. Take the lead in resolving any issues that may arise.

Please note, only those who most closely meet our qualification requirements will be contacted—so please, read the full content of the postings carefully, before applying.

Want to be part of the Family, this is what you need…

We prefer a 2-4 year degree in Business / Materials Management or Logistics, however the education requirement can be less important, if the candidate can demonstrate a history of on the job practical skills.

· Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in Purchasing/Procurement and/or a Materials Management related field with a preference toward manufacturing related industries.

· Demonstrate a strong negotiation background and strategic experience in previous positions. Must show a knowledge of manufacturing input/raw material supply market trends, six sigma and lean manufacturing techniques in a manufacturing environment.

· Need to show a strong ability to set priorities, solve problems, and be resourceful in many different types of working environments. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.

Think this is right for you?

Reach out to us at with your resume, cover letter and all the other stuff we need to know about you. 

JR Peters offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical and dental coverage, 401(k) and generous holiday and vacation accrual schedules. Salary and pay structure are dependent on experience and demonstration of position knowledge.

JR Peters Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or genetic information.

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