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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



      PI180960385Required
      Preferred
      Job Industries
      • Customer Service

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

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