PhiladelphiaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Philadelphia jobs

Purchasing Agent/Buyer

Company: Samuels and Son Seafood Company
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Samuels and Son Seafood, the nations leading purveyor of fresh and frozen seafood has a unique and exciting opportunity for the right person who is interested in working in purchasing. This position offers: the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, growth-focused culture, an opportunity for continuous advancement within the organization and a competitive compensation and benefits package. In-depth training is provided.Job description:

  • Strong ability to negotiate and secure best prices and terms
  • Strong understanding of the global seafood marketplace
  • Studies global market prices and trends to aid in decision making based on accurate research and market conditions
  • Makes regular purchases of assigned items at best possible market prices based on sales flow
  • Introduce new items from suppliers to the various sales departments
  • Make large scale commodity purchases at best possible market prices
  • Introduce new items from suppliers to the various sales teams
  • Strong attention to detail in regards to product specifications and quality
  • Secures and analyzes quotations; negotiates prices and terms with suppliers
  • Attends category specific trade shows as required. Skill Requirements:
    • 2 years or more purchasing experience (seafood/food preferred)
    • Must have experience working within an importing/exporting environment
    • Proven ability to work with Senior Management
    • Experience in large commodity purchasing
    • Strong analytical and excellent communication skills
    • Demonstrate collaboration, negotiation and influencing skills
    • Experience inventory control and sourcing
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Strong knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and internet savvy

      Job Industries
      • Customer Service

Keywords: Samuels and Son Seafood Company, Philadelphia , Purchasing Agent/Buyer, Sales , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Pennsylvania jobs by following @recnetPA on Twitter!

Philadelphia RSS job feeds