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Camerons Coffee

Camerons Coffee

Accounting & Finance, Operations
Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024


Cameron’s Coffee is seeking to hire a dynamic and experienced Buyer/Planner to join our team. In this position, you will play an integral role in managing and coordinating materials and resources to meet company objectives, ensuring operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Your expertise in purchasing planning will help drive success in meeting customer demands and maintaining inventory control. Join us and be a pivotal part of our continued growth and excellence in service.


Cameron’s Coffee is a specialty, small-batch Roastery based out of Shakopee, Minnesota with over $90MM in annual revenue and ~145 employees. The company is owned by Grupo Nutresa, Colombia’s largest Consumer Packaged Goods company and the leader in roast and ground coffee in Colombia. Grupo Nutresa has also been named the world’s most sustainable company by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Cameron’s Coffee is the U.S. platform for growth in coffee.

Our coffee has one of the most robust and loved portfolio of flavors, blends, and roasts. Our beans are sourced from all over the world, roasted to be uniquely “Always Smooth, Never Bitter.” Cameron’s Coffee, a fast-growing brand in coffee, is embarking on another aggressive growth phase that requires additional leadership to drive and develop the organization for continued success and excellence.


This position will be responsible for material procurement, production scheduling, and inventory management. This position will work closely with our Supply Chain team to ensure timely production and excellent customer service.

  • Compare current customer orders and anticipated demand with available inventory of finished goods and raw materials.

  • Supply Chain Material Ordering and Procurement.

    • Create and issue purchase orders to vendors.

    • Manage supplier profiles within ERP.

    • Develop and maintain key material vendor relationships.

    • Ensure needed materials are ordered and received to accommodate production schedule and overall demand plan.

  • Production Scheduling

    • Update the production schedule daily and revise as needed while alerting appropriate staff of schedule changes or delays.

    • Create and print work orders using ERP software in collaboration with the production coordinator.

    • Collaborate with the production team to ensure the planned production schedule can be executed with the existing production staff.

    • Perform data analysis in Microsoft Excel related to SKU level inventory planning.

  • Inventory Management

    • Update inventory reports displaying inventory level by material, SKU, and DOS by product category.

    • Communicate with the Sales and Warehouse staff on production timing for out-of-stock items.

  • Reporting

    • Create and update month end supply chain KPI reports and manufacturing capacity models.

  • Perform other related duties, as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or related field.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in purchasing or materials planning.

  • SAP experience is strongly preferred.

  • Strong understanding of supply chain management concepts

  • Proficiency in inventory management systems and ERP software


  • Microsoft Excel, Pivot tables & VLOOKUP functions, MACROs.

  • Excellent communication and people skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Thorough understanding of business operations and supply chain.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent negotiation skills with suppliers

  • Ability to analyze data and trends to make informed purchasing decisions

  • Solid understanding of procurement processes and vendor sourcing practices

  • - Knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP) and just-in-time (JIT) inventory systems


  • SALARY: $70,000-80,000 based on experience and annual bonus.


    • Health and Dental Insurance

    • Paid Time Off

    • Paid Sick Time

    • Paid Holidays

    • Paid Parental Leave

    • 401K Match

  • LOCATION: Corporate Headquarters located in Shakopee, MN.

  • START DATE: Immediately.