Supply Chain Controller

Reports to

Procurement & Trading Director

Position Description

The Supply Chain Controller position will work closely with our Purchasing, Production, Logistics and Customer Service Teams. This position will manage inventory supply tasks for all North American locations. Additionally, we anticipate this position to work very closely with our Ingredient Trading division to control the day to day supply chain requirements, and also to assist in the further growth of sales opportunities within this division. This position is a full time position and will be based in our Fairmont, MN office.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Procurement of all feed ingredients at favorable cost, highest level of quality available and the best supplier service required to ensure we are compliant with our QC procedures.
  • Maintain proper levels of inventory at all locations, ensuring production needs are met and slow moving inventory is monitored and utilized as efficiently as possible.
  • Maintain existing and develop new supplier contact relationships
  • Support the Trading division with product supply chain needs while assisting in identifying additional products and customers that could be added to aid in the strategic growth plans of this division.
  • Assist the Ingredient Trading division by determining forward contracted pricing and forward contracted quantities that are available for trading vs available for production.
  • Management of all supply chain documentation from supplier quotes, purchase order, delivery verification, supplier invoices, etc.
  • Assist with determining what monthly/weekly ingredient costs should be sent to the pricing department.
  • Work with QC Department to ensure suppliers and inventory items are properly documented through our approval process.
  • Work with QC Department and suppliers on notifications of non-conforming product received at our locations.
  • Any other tasks directly or indirectly related to inventory supply chain requirements.

Qualifying Skills & Attributes

  • Knowledge of feed, feed ingredients, feed supplements, and basic animal nutrition
  • Experience dealing with vendors and customers as well as supply chain experience is preferred
  • Exceptional time management, positive communication skills, self-motivated and desire to work as part of a team and extreme attention to detail

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary with an opportunity to grow within the company
  • Health Insurance & H.S.A. Contribution - No Cost to the employee and Low Cost for any family members
  • Life Insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability Insurance - No Cost to the employee
  • 401k Retirement Plan with company match
To apply for this position, please submit a detailed resume or CV by January 1st 2018 to the contact information listed below:

Cory Penn