Interested in working with a dynamic, growing company? Are you organized, enjoy a fast-paced environment, and like to work as part of a team? Do you love cheese? If you answered YES to any of these questions, then read on.
Owned by the Giacomini family Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company (PRFC) is known for its award-winning artisan cheese produced right on the farm where the cows are raised. PRFC offers a truly unique work environment -- and one where the employees work hard, have fun and enjoy a lot of very special (and delicious) benefits.
This position is based at our production facility located in Petaluma, CA.
HOW WE ARE PROTECTING OUR EMPLOYEES At Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese, employee health and safety is our top priority. We have implemented additional processes and precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our facilities. We provide gloves, masks, and hand sanitizer to all essential employees who must report to work. Before entering our warehouse, employees have their temperatures checked. In addition, we take great care to ensure frequently touched surfaces are sanitized throughout the day and all warehouses are fully sanitized daily.
We have also implemented an Emergency Sick Leave policy providing employees additional paid time off and adhere to all state and federal time off leaves for a confirmed case of COVID-19.
As the Purchasing Coordinator, you will manage the purchase of products and services for the company. You will serve as the liaison in negotiations between Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese and its suppliers. It is your responsibility to assess vendors, negotiate new deals and renegotiate expiring contracts, and place orders for products and services in collaboration with other department managers.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
This job operates in an office & warehouse environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, bend, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to lift 50lbs.
POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED DAYS OF WORK
Full Time Position – 5 days a week (Monday - Friday)
Some travel between both PRFC locations maybe needed from time to time.
The law makes it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. The law also makes it illegal to retaliate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit. The law also requires that employers reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' sincerely held religious practices, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the employer's business.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.