JBT Corporation

  • Sr. Purchasing Manager

    Job Locations US-OH-Middletown
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/27/2018 11:11 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Sourcing, Procurement
  • Overview

    Avure Technologies manufactures High Pressure Processing (HPP) equipment that helps producers increase food safety and extend shelf life, while providing consumers with nutritious, natural food. One of the fastest and most reliable systems, Avure equipment is used to treat the majority of all HPP-protected food around the world. Food manufacturers of all sizes, including the world’s largest poultry producer, rely on Avure's HPP technology to serve up healthy, delicious and safe products, doubling and tripling shelf life without chemicals, additives or heat. In fact, you’ll find foods processed by Avure HPP systems in every corner of the world.


    Sr. Purchasing Manager

    Avure Technologies, Division of JBT Inc. (NYSE), is looking for a Sr. Purchasing Manager or Director based out of its Middletown, OH location. This is a position that has high visibility with a career path that could lead to a Director of Operations position and beyond. Avure has experienced significant global growth with its unique HPP technology that helps keep food safe, last longer without the use of chemicals or heat. JBT is on the Fortune 100 fastest growing companies list and offers many opportunities for advancement with excellent benefits. This position is responsible for the procurement of materials, supplies and service categories as assigned. Works to develop a supply chain that meets safety, quality, delivery and cost requirements and goals.  Helps the procurement function and vendors pursue Relentless Continuous Improvement.  Strives to meet or exceed customer service, inventory, quality and financial targets set by Senior management.


    A career path that demonstrates progressively increasing responsibilities in manufacturing and purchasing is required

    • MBA is desired or Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or Engineering with a thorough knowledge of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management principals is required.
    • Experience in low volume capital goods and in processes such as welding, machining, forgings and assembly is helpful.
    • Minimum of seven to ten (7-10) years of Manufacturing experience
    • Experience with MRP/ERP systems.
    • High level of analytical ability and demonstrated maturity to make decisions and recommendations where problems are complex.
    • With 25% travel expected.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • We encourage you to apply, and we look forward to hearing from you.




    It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org


    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.


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