CAREERS

“We believe that people hold the key to achieving our business objectives and our overall success.
People constitute our most important asset.”

We offer a work environment that is:

Innovative

Ours is an environment where team members can express their ideas freely and have opportunities to contribute to our growth and success in flavor creation/application, sales, customer service, quality & regulatory, operations, finance & accounting, analytics and more.

Rewarding

In addition to the opportunity for professional growth, we offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits including full medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, long term disability insurance, 401-k plan (including a safe harbor contribution), paid maternity leave, generous holiday and vacation schedule, and other benefits.

Dynamic & Inclusive

T. Hasegawa USA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in accordance with all federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on economic or social status, race, color, ethnic origin, creed, religion, political belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status or disability.

Careers in Food Science

Collaborative

Energized, inspired and cohesive teams work cross-functionally to achieve T. Hasegawa USA’s common vision. Our team members share a capacity for innovative thinking and productivity. We provide an environment where effective communication and spirited collaboration provide a high level of employee engagement and commitment to results.

Challenging & Stimulating

Our rapidly growing company offers team members throughout the organization the opportunity to challenge themselves and to grow professionally in our stimulating offices and laboratories, as well as our advanced production facilities.

CAREERS

“We believe that people hold the key to achieving our business objectives and our overall success.
People constitute our most important asset.”

We offer a work environment that is:

Innovative

Ours is an environment where team members can express their ideas freely and have opportunities to contribute to our growth and success in flavor creation/application, sales, customer service, quality & regulatory, operations, finance & accounting, analytics and more.

Rewarding

In addition to the opportunity for professional growth, we offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits including full medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, long term disability insurance, 401-k plan (including a safe harbor contribution), paid maternity leave, generous holiday and vacation schedule, and other benefits.

Dynamic & Inclusive

T. Hasegawa USA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in accordance with all federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on economic or social status, race, color, ethnic origin, creed, religion, political belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status or disability.

Careers in Food Science

Collaborative

Energized, inspired and cohesive teams work cross-functionally to achieve T. Hasegawa USA’s common vision. Our team members share a capacity for innovative thinking and productivity. We provide an environment where effective communication and spirited collaboration provide a high level of employee engagement and commitment to results.

Challenging & Stimulating

Our rapidly growing company offers team members throughout the organization the opportunity to challenge themselves and to grow professionally in our stimulating offices and laboratories, as well as our advanced production facilities.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Our Commitment

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T. Hasegawa USA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in accordance with all federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on economic or social status, race, color, ethnic origin, creed, religion, political belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status or disability.

Positions Available

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Manages and coordinates all aspects of the procurement of materials and/or services; oversees activities and operations of the purchasing department and staff.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/MAJOR  JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for negotiating and contracting with ingredient suppliers; pricing, volumes, lead times and floor stock agreements on identified ingredients.
  • Source and qualifying alternate suppliers for new and existing products to ensure adequate supply and cost savings.
  • Determine best pricing tiers and optimal buy quantiles to achieve optimal inventory levels, cost objectives and customer service levels.
  • Maintain MRP for pricing, price levels and critic notes.
  • Attend cross functional meetings with R/D, QC Planning and Suppliers. Provide update others on issues or concerns, in particular when there is a risk which could prevent the organization meeting customer demands or where there are potential shortages of ingredients that may impact production and customer service.
  • Maintain and distribute Supplier Scorecards on a quarterly basis
  • Generate and maintain Procurement Reports on a Daily/weekly/Monthly/Annual basis. These include reports regarding PPV, actions taken against variances, MRP exceptions, freight spend, inventory levels, ageing and unsaleable inventory.
  • Conduct vendor audits and evaluations as required including taking corrective actions regarding vendors utilizing the vendor scorecard system.
  • Maintain and support all purchasing data and reports in our ERP system and other integrated support systems. Perform necessary item maintenance to ensure reliable performance of MRP reporting.
  • Will perform daily task such as review MRP, create PO’s for assigned vendors, expedite and follow-up internally and externally with status updates.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job may require supervision of 1-2 Buyers.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Associate’s degree or relevant certifications required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a purchasing role
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong communication, documentation and follow through skills
  • Ability to identify potential risk factors through analytical interpretations
  • Must be effective in recognizing enhancements and potential issues and escalating issues or making recommendations as needed
  • Ability to use analysis, logic and reasoning in decision making

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, speak, write and understand English.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Quality Control Technician performs a variety of routine analytical testing in finished good products, data recording, and monitoring to ensure that the food safety, GMP, and quality programs are maintained.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/MAJOR  JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Product sampling
  • Analytical & Sensory testing
  • Environmental testing
  • Air quality monitoring
  • Allergen validations
  • Microbiological testing
  • Use of computers to release products, generate required QC documentation, etc.
  • Communicate and interact with other departments and suppliers
  • Responsible for all general lab duties such as cleanup, retain rotation and filing
  • Performs other duties as required

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree required from four-year College or university; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 1-3 years of related experience and/or training preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, speak, write and understand English.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

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