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Shamrock Foods Company Specialty Seafood Buyer - 2021-13710 in Phoenix, Arizona

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Develop and maintain a focus on specialty seafood in the areas of procurement, process, specifications, and sales.

Essential Duties:

+ Must demonstrate extensive product knowledge in fresh seafood.

+ Verify product quality upon receiving.

+ Coordinates activities with production to ensure proper execution of customer specifications.

+ Ability to analyze sales data to formulate policy for promoting sales, manage individual customer price lists, gather data for tracking and spreadsheets.

+ Develop and implement strategic sales plans to accommodate the corporate goals.

+ Must effectively communicate with sales, through sales meetings, vendor fairs, and ride alongs.

+ Deliver sales presentations to Key clients in coordination with sales representatives. Must have the ability to effectively present and communication information via telephone, writing or on a one to one basis. Must effectively interact with our customer base.

+ Review yields.

+ Oversee production activities along with assisting shipping and receiving on tasks; (Receive, inspect and store seafood upon delivery; Record the quantity of seafood received and issued).

+ Negotiate transportation and procurement of seafood.

+ Other duties as assigned.


+ Bachelor's degree from college or university; or 5 years related experience = equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

+ Current driver's license and auto insurance required.

+ Mathematic Skills: must be able to calculate amounts such as discounts, commissions, proportions, percentages.

+ Ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

+ Knowledge of accounting, database, internet, ordering and inventory software as well as Word and Excel.

+ Must be flexible and willing to work the demands of the department which may be subject to evenings, weekends and holidays.

Corporate Summary

At Shamrock Foods Company, people come first - our associates, our customers, and the families we serve across the nation. A privately-held, family-owned and -operated Forbes 500 company, Shamrock is an innovator in the food industry and has been since being founded in Arizona in 1922.

Our Mission:

At Shamrock Foods Company, we live by our founding family's motto to 'treat associates like family and customers like friends.'

Why work for us?

Benefits are a major part of your overall compensation, and we believe offering them at an affordable cost is not only the right thing to do, but it helps keep you and your family healthy. That's why Shamrock Foods pays for the majority of your health insurance, allowing you to take home more of your paycheck. And it doesn't stop there - our associates also enjoy additional benefits such as 401(k) Savings Plan, Profit Sharing, Paid Time Off, as well as our incredible growth opportunities, continued education, wellness programs, and much more!

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Shamrock Foods Co all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected by applicable law.