Director of Merchandising

Job Description

Company: Newport Meat Northern California
Location: US-CA-Fremont
Zip Code: 94539
Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 7
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

 

More information about this job:

 

Newport Meat Northern California

 

POSITION PURPOSE:.

Lead Merchandising team, inventory and category management, vendor relations, pricing.   

 Role is Director if oversight of only one species and purchasing volume < $200M

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Direct and oversee all aspects and employees within the Merchandising department. Perform as duties are assigned

 

Effectively communicate product knowledge to sales team and other groups within SSMC to enhance growth.  Perform as duties are assigned

 

Manage vendor relationships at a high level and ensure growth and profitability within each category segment.  Work with vendors to enhance product mix through new items or better pricing.   Perform as duties are assigned

 

Monitor commodity markets to ensure current purchasing is conducted at competitive and profitable levels.  Perform as duties are assigned

 

Ensure proper inventory levels and set direction and guidance for product specifications and aging requirements.  Perform as duties are assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

List the minimum required levels of Education, Experience, and Special Skills needed to perform the responsibilities of the position.

Education

Degrees/Certificates

Minimum Required:

Bachelor’s Degree (or business experience equivalent)

Experience

Years and type of experience

Minimum Required:

7 Years progressive management experience in purchasing. Food Manufacturing Experience Preferred.

 

Skills

Type and proficiency

Minimum Required:

Strong leadership and strategic vision. 

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

 

Newport Meat Northern California 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