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Dairy and Egg Procurement Specialist Hudson Harvest Wholesale LLC

  • Date Posted June 10, 2024
  • Location Germantown, NY
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Hudson Harvest is a wholesale, regional food distributor that sells local and seasonal food to restaurants, retailers, and institutions. We distribute to customers throughout New York State, including the five boroughs, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and Northern NY. We also deliver to NJ, CT, PA, and MA. We sell the highest quality, source-transparent food from local farmers and producers we know and trust.

Job description

Role Overview

Join Hudson Harvest as a Category Manager for Dairy/Eggs, a pivotal role within our procurement team. You will be responsible for procuring, curating, and expanding our dairy and egg selections, including managing vendor relationships, propelling category growth, and closely collaborating with our sales team to champion successful product sales.

This role requires a physical presence at our Germantown, NY warehouse and visits to farms and vendors. The hours are typically between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., but flexibility is required.

Reports to

Head of Procurement

Responsibilities

 Procurement and vendor management:
Send purchase orders, and coordinate with vendors on availability, quality, pricing, and other issues.

Resolve invoice/PO discrepancies with vendors and accounting.

Cultivate strong relationships to create reliable partners.

Create sample and promotion programs with vendors.

 Category management:
Become a product category expert, answering sales questions on products.

Seek out new vendors and products that bring value to the category.

Regularly assess prices to ensure our offerings are competitive while maintaining
gross profit requirements.

Set and enforce quality, safety, and farming practice requirements.

 Inventory management:

Keep accurate inventory by performing weekly counts.

Maintain inventory levels that minimize waste and maximize fulfillment.

Qualifications

● Proficient in MS Excel, computers, and inventory management software.

● Experience building and maintaining strong external relationships.

● Knowledgeable in the dairy/egg industry; food and agriculture sector experience a plus

● Strong verbal and written communication skills (across platforms including Teams, Zoom, email, Slack, and telephone).

● Must be Organized with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive tasks effectively.

● Detail-oriented while maintaining focus on broader objectives.

● Proactive problem-solver adept at maintaining composure in fast-paced environments.

● A team player and self-motivated individual committed to collaborative success

● Thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced culture, embracing constant evolution, and growth within a small, agile team.

● Ability to count and keep track of inventory.

● Capable of physical tasks including lifting boxes to 50 pounds.

● Must be willing to work in chillers and freezers when necessary

● Passion for Hudson Harvestʼs mission of growing the regional food system, driving the
local, economy, and contributing to sustainability.

MUST HAVE PROCUREMENT EXPERIENCE

 
Compensation this position is : salaried, 50k-75k Application instructions
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