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Purchasing Specialist - Poultry

Company: Andes Global Trading Llc
Location: Miami
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout Andes. Founded in 2011, Andes Global Trading is an international meat trading company, and one of the fastest growing exporter to butcher shops, retailers, food distributors and meat packers across Mexico, Latin America and Canada. Widely respected in the industry, ANDES has been named among the top 50 fastest growing companies and among the top 50 private companies by the South Florida Business Journal. We believe in passionately building an extraordinary company, with a happy and respectful environment, living with an entrepreneurial spirit, where our people can contribute and grow. Position Summary.We are on the lookout for a highly driven individual with a passion for the meat industry. This position will be responsible for procuring commodity poultry products (fresh and/or frozen chicken or turkey); while building and maintaining solid long-term relationships with counter parties in the meat industry across North America and potential foreign suppliers. The position clientele will include other traders, distributors, and meat processors.At Andes we are proud to be a hands-on, fast-moving, and entrepreneurial company. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-moving environment, has an entrepreneurial mindset, is a great cultural fit, and brings the appropriate structure to ambiguous, often rapidly changing environments. Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for managing portfolio of suppliers in within the North and South America market.
  • Responsible to execute on buy & selling (trade) to assigned suppliers.
  • Consults with suppliers to secure product and/or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedules.
  • Ensure daily analysis of market trends and data.
  • Work closely with trade team and other sales teams to gain incremental business opportunities across all trade channels.
  • Work closely w/logistics and operations in order to satisfy customers' needs and timelines.
  • Develop and execute sales goals as per company's standards & requirements.
  • Serve as an advisor to both customers and our sales team to capitalize on market opportunities and trends.
  • Work closely with accounting and accounts payable to comply with all requirements, and to make sure aging is up to date and in within parameters.Required Experience and Skills:
    • Minimum of 3+ years of procurement experience in the poultry industry.
    • Sound knowledge of North American markets across the protein industry
    • Good connections with meat packers and end users
    • Transferable portfolio of business is essential
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented with strong focus on accuracy, while quick to learn
    • Excellent negotiation, oral and written communication skills
    • Enjoys helping and interacting with other people; always friendly and courteous
    • Excellent judgment and discretion in handling difficult situations
    • Strong work ethics and a natural team player who helps others succeed
    • Excited about enhancing its performance by leveraging the use of technology and our database to increase sales
    • Bi-lingual, Spanish language is a plusWhy work for Andes Global Trading?At ANDES, we recruit and hire people who think like owners as we are entrepreneurial in spirit following the Rockefeller Habits. We own our unique values-based culture, and our work environment is deeply rooted in honesty, transparency, communication, commitment, responsibility, and most importantly, an amazingly genuine attitude. ANDES has been named among the Top 50 fastest growing companies and Top 50 private companies by South Florida Business Journal and recognized for excellence in entrepreneurship from Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. The Company is a proud member of the U.S. Meat Export Federation.We value our employees and offer a robust benefits package including 100% company paid health insurance for our employees, dental, vision, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage and an Individual Retirement Account with company matching. We pride ourselves on our fun and energetic environment that also provides our employees with a great sense of belonging as people are at the heart of all we do! Powered by JazzHRidTNPDcjFN

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