Purchasing Buyer- Seafood
Company: North Star Seafood
Location: US-FL-Pompano Beach
Zip Code: 33069
Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Travel Percentage: 0
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In order of importance (most to least), briefly describe 4-6 primary responsibilities of the position, and approximate the percentage of time spent on each.
% of Time
Manage and replenish appropriate inventory levels. Accurately price inventory while keeping us market relevant.
Negotiate price with suppliers. Develop and manage supplier relationships that help leverage our products offering.
Understand and be current on market information as it relates to areas of oversight. Create and distribute daily inventory reports to sales, and provide market reports verbal and non-verbal on a weekly basis. Maximize profitability by maintaining costing and pricing in inventory system, while working closely with internal pricing analyst for contract accounts.
Maintain appropriate aging on all products. Work with warehouse, production and QA to address any issues.
Work with sales on product development as well as assisting with inquiries.
Perform product inspections on oversight items and address QA challenges as they arise.
List the minimum required levels of Education, Experience, and Special Skills needed to perform the responsibilities of the position.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of experience and education
Years and type of experience
3 years of Merchandising experience – seafood background preferred
Type and proficiency
Proficient in MS Office, especially Excel. Must be able to manipulate large tables of data to assist with decision making, along with understanding commodity markets. Team player with ability to work independently. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work in a fast pace environment.
Describe the most important decisions made by this position.
Most important decisions made fully independently:
Negotiating pricing with suppliers based upon current market conditions.
Procuring and maintaining adequate daily inventory levels based upon anticipated sales.
Pricing inventory at a level that is market based but maximizes margins
Most important decisions made with review and approval of other individuals or supervisors (include the reviews/approvals required):
Make buy on product to offer on promotion - Director of Merchandising.
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Director of Merchandising
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Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.Employment Type: Full Time