Materials Coordinator

Posted Date 3 months ago(5/31/2022 3:42 PM)
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About Us

T. Marzetti Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ: LANC), is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets. Our retail brands include Marzetti®, New York Bakery™, Sister Schubert’s®, Reames®, Flatout®, Angelic Bakehouse®, and Bantam Bagels®, in addition to exclusive license agreements for Olive Garden® dressings, Chick-fil-A® sauces and Buffalo Wild Wings® sauces. Our foodservice business supplies many of the top restaurant chains in the United States.


At T. Marzetti, our mission is to be The Better Food Company: Better people, that make better products, in a better corporate culture, that work in unison to make the world a better place. Led by our purpose, To Nourish Growth with All that We Do, our more than 3,000 team members are dedicated to innovative and quality products as well as superior service and value for our customers.


Oversees purchasing and procurement functions at the Quality Bakery location, while partnering with Allen Division Purchasing team. This position is crucial for driving continuous improvement within the plant from a purchasing and procurement perspective. This position is responsible for coordinating purchasing efforts across all departments, to develop, monitor and group KPI’s to drive performance and accountability.



  • Develop, implement, and maintain T. Marzetti best practices for procurement, scheduling, and inventory control.
  • Collaborate with various departments to manage efficient flow of all materials and ensure accountabilities for all materials.
  • Flexibility to move swiftly in relation to supply chain problems and opportunities.
  • Plan for and communicate anticipated changes in inventory levels due to customer changes, seasonal fluctuations, and/or product transfers.
  • Pro-actively manage actions and projects to minimize all Supply Chain costs and prepare regular updates.
  • Maintain all information for status of materials on weekly basis.
  • Ensure that detailed operating plans and schedules conform to releases to ensure 100% on-time delivery.
  • Minimize part obsolescence, provide required documentation for same.
  • Control all inventories within budget level and coordinate actions to continuously minimize levels.
  • Enter purchase orders for raw materials, packaging, and production supplies into Prism and eventually SAP post-implementation
  • Coordinates freight pickups and expedites COAs as needed from vendors.
  • Ensures compliance to all federal, state, and local laws and company policies.
  • Coordinates with other departments to ensure proper purchasing, scheduling, processing, packaging, accounting and inventory control activities and procedures.
  • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety, 5S, OSHA and HACCP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer, and government standards.


  • BS/BA in Business Administration or related field preferred.
  • 5-7 Years of Purchasing/Scheduling related experience, preferably within the food industry.
  • Experience with ERP systems, SAP preferred.

Working Conditions/Environment

Works primarily in an office environment. Associate may be required to work overtime and/or weekends as needed. The associate may periodically be exposed to non-ambient temperatures, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors, moving parts/equipment. The noise level in the office is moderate and loud in the plant. Ear protection, eye/face protection, hair/beard nets, steel-toed/slip-resistant shoes, and gloves are required as necessary in accordance with company GMP and safety standards when in the manufacturing environment.

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At T. Marzetti, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect for everyone. We strongly encourage veterans, women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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