Dean Foods

Purchasing Coordinator/Juice Inventory

Requisition ID
# of Openings
Bachelor's Degree
Relocation Assistance


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Purchasing / Inventory Management (80%)

  • Daily UMO Juice Operations including but not limited to: (40%)
  • Order and maintain inventory of all packaging materials for finished juice & water product:
    • Bottles
    • Caps
    • Labels
    • Outer Cases
    • Organic Sugar
  • Maintain drum inventories (all varieties) (5%)
    • Drums
    • Logistics of Drums
  • Juice Processing Plants and Warehouse Operations
    • Processing Plants
      • Will be the point of contact for purchasing with fruit supplier
      • Coordinate trucking for drums
      • Process invoices for fruit processed & drummed
      • Transfer product into inventory when invoices are received
      • Order drums and lids and maintain inventories
    • Co-Pack Warehouse
      • Coordinate logistics for drums and packaging
      • Calculate production and shrink for packaging materials
      • Finished Goods – confirm inventories
      • Process invoices: Production runs, Pallet usage and USDA Sampling and Import Tax/Fees


  • Financial/Accounting (15%)
    • Code, Enter and pay general Juice payables and some corporate invoices (Accounts Payable)
      • Work within budgetary guidelines
      • Any other tasks that may be required as part of the budget process
      • Prepare & enter monthly inventory valuation for packaging, finished goods and some materials at all plants 


  • Food Service Duties – Lemon Pails, Lemon Drums and Orange Juice Drum Sales (5%)
    • Complete all new customer paperwork
    • Maintain/update customer information in QB
    • Purchase loads of lemons and oranges
    • Manage freight from CA to FL
    • Coordinate the run for lemons/oranges
    • Manage freight from plant
    • Arrange freight for customer to ship to each location
    • Create sales order in QB
    • Invoice sales order in QB, send invoices via email, mail or EDI
    • Sales Manager for Lemon Pails, Lemon Drums and Orange Juice Drums 

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, Associate Degree preferred
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Two (2) years of experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Problem solving and analytical reasoning
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  
  • Any other items or tasks deemed necessary for the smooth running of the companies.

EEO Statement

Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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