Planning & Procurement Executive BiLingual Spanish & English

Planning & Procurement Executive BiLingual Spanish & English

TITLE: Planning & Procurement Analyst / BiLingual [Spanish & English]
REPORTS TO: Operations and Supply Chain Director
INDUSTRY: Perishable Food Sector/CPG
TYPE: Marine Harvest  — Corporation (global)
LOCATION: Los Angeles CA [offices near LAX*]
*Address: 15901 Hawthorne Blvd Los Angeles CA 90260
TO APPLY: email resume and cover letter [MUST include salary history: starting & ending/current BASE SALARY, of your most recent/current employer], to our Recruiter, Deb Kaufman, at: Deborah@healthcare-recruiting.com

DESCRIPTION: Marine Harvest ASA, www.marineharvest.com, is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon. The company employs 10,200 people, and is represented in 22 countries. Marine Harvest is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
RESPONSIBILITIES:

   The Planning & Procurement Analyst assists with overseeing all aspects of the company’s inventory cycle: from procurement to customer delivery of the raw materials in the Salmon category, to ensure all fulfillment of customer orders at the lowest cost in order to be competitive. 
Specific responsibilities include:
· Able to balance the activities of planning, procurement and production, to positively impact operational efficiency, to ensure the best information is delivered on-time, in order to make better decisions
· Team with other departments to ensure accurate information and planning forecasts for current and new-item production

· Problem-solving skills required. Able to manage and resolve issues proficiently, to ensure that issues do not impede the planning progress
· Manage the settlement of financial transactions with Finance so as to establish smooth practice with suppliers, to ensure cost and finance documentation control
· Prepare the weekly and monthly purchase budget and plan; to obtain best accuracy level throughout the year and ensure the supply and purchase control
· Successfully and accurately control ERP system and processes–from forecast upload to generation of all inventory reporting–in order to control purchases, inventories and keep information updated
· Must be a self-starter; able to work independently; problem solving skills required
· Proven communication skills, both written and verbal, to clearly and concisely communicate within all levels of the organization as well as with external partners and agencies/vendors
· Highly organized, strong project manager with ability to multi-task and prioritize for optimal project execution. High degree of ownership and initiative.

· Willing & able to travel nationally and internationally, approximately 30% of the time, to: Chile, Norway and other units as needed.

EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree in Engineering [strongly preferred]

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Minimum of 4+ years of full-time, post college graduation employment experience required

· Perishable food sector experience strongly preferred; will also consider Food & Beverage/CPG sector experience

· Bi-Lingual Required: Spanish (fluent) and English

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