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IT Purchasing & Inventory Analyst in West Liberty, IA at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Job Reference Code: 007018-Corp



About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for an IT Purchasing & Inventory Analyst for  our corporate offices in West Liberty, Iowa.

Job Summary: 

The Information Technology Purchasing & Inventory Analyst is responsible for providing support in purchasing, maintaining inventory and providing assistance to the IT Department.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Recordkeeping
    • Track budgets, inventory, receipts, purchase orders, credit card purchases, etc.
    • Subscription, licensing, support contract maintenance/tracking
    • Transaction coding & reconciliation
    • Inventory management.
  • Purchasing/Ordering/Receiving
    • IR creation/validation/approval
    • Direct vendor/supplier communications
    • Multiple vendor/supplier account management
    • Procurement routing (i.e. IR routing to execs, requesting approvals)
    • Tracking and receiving goods/services
    • Working closely with Finance teams to ensure process compliance
    • Ensure vendor/supplier POs are accurate and settled
  • Inventory
    • Maintain inventory for IT consumables
    • Maintain inventory for IT assets
    • Check in/out of IT assets
  • Budgets, Reporting & Analysis
    • Work with IT & Finance leadership to develop KPIs
    • Develop actionable reports
    • Develop and provide trending and analysis to IT & Finance leadership
    • Identify potential for cost-savings/cost-avoidance
    • Manage and drive budgeting activities
  • Perform other related duties or special projects.


Job Requirements

  • Associate’s Degree in related field or equivalent is preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year of related experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently without constant supervision.
  • Must be able to problem solve.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Advanced computer skills including Google Suite.
  • Experience with the following platforms are a plus:  ERP system, Cyber Query, ClickView, Web Application, Database & Report building.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends if needed.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test and background screen.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

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