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Meat Buyer

Company: Pacific Seafood Group
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Summary

Manage inventory levels and costing of all items responsible for procuring. Coordinate logistics for inbound freight and provide assistance to other buyers and inventory control. Obtain products which meet or exceed company specifications at the lowest legal cost.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Be a role model in projecting and applying The Pacific Group Diamond Philosophy (Productivity, Quality, Excellence and Teamwork) and promote teamwork at all times.
  • Manage and procure stock items assigned.
  • Attend daily inventory meetings.
  • Manage and communicate new and discontinued items, changes in product and packaging technologies.
  • Work with sales team to understand market conditions, analyze competitive market activity, and assist in the development of sales and market plans.
  • Maintain cost fields in AS400 for stock and fillet items.
  • Develop seasonal and annual merchandising programs.
  • Develop weekly sales forecast with sales management and purchase product to ensure stock and inventory requirements are achieved.
  • Understand and use supplier lead times to maximize the company's advantages in the marketplace.
  • Ensure that product transport carriers adhere to committed schedules for delivery and that carriers follow warehouse receiving schedule requirements.
  • Prepare PO's for receiving each day and supply to the Lead Receiver attaching transportation instructions.
  • Respond to Sales requests for research/source new products from the sales personnel.
  • Utilization of Product Request Form.
  • Print and distribute daily fresh product information sheet.
  • Track freight and confirm PO's for inbound shipments.
  • Cross train with buyers and inventory control to help provide vacation coverage.
  • Update and bid on sheets.
  • Handle various accounts in sales.
  • Answer telephones.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
    Qualifications

    The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the job.

    A. Education and Experience

    Required:
    • Minimum four years related experience and/or training.
      Preferred:
      • Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university.
      • Prior experience in the seafood industry.
        B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
        • None
          C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
          • Strong Computer skills in MS Office Suite, primarily Word and Excel.
            Total Compensation

            At Pacific Seafood, your base wage is only a portion of your overall compensation package. When you add in the additional benefits below to our competitive base wage you can increase your total compensation up to 25%.
            • Health insurance benefits options, including medical, prescription, vision, dental, basic group life and short term disability.
            • Flexible spending accounts for health flex and dependent care expenses
            • 401(k) Retirement Plan options with generous annual company profit sharing match
            • Paid time off for all regular FT team members, to include paid sick, vacation and personal time
            • 7 paid holidays
            • Employee Assistance Program- Confidential professional counseling, financial, and legal assistance provided at no charge to Team Members and immediate family members
            • Product purchase program Associated topics: bond, brokerage, buy, derivatives, equity, market, nasdaq, security, sell, trader

Keywords: Pacific Seafood Group, Phoenix , Meat Buyer, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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