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Buyer (Asian-Pacific and Indian Market Experience)

The Foodware Group - Winco US
Lodi, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Buyer (Asian-Pacific and Indian Market Experience)

Location: Lodi, New Jersey

Salary: $90,000 - $110,000 + Annual Bonus

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off

Strategic Purpose of the Position:

The Buyer is responsible for effectively leading Global Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management through collaboration with Finance, Sales, Marketing, New Product Development, Customer Service, Quality, Engineering and Operation.

Key Responsibilities for Buyer (Asian-Pacific and Indian Market Experience):

  • Develop and improve Global Sourcing strategy, and implement best practices and procedures for the responsible product categories spend
  • On going explore emerging markets to improve product sourcing strategy
  • Conduct global market competitiveness tests to ensure our purchase price is in alignment with market
  • Perform Should cost Analysis for the responsible product categories spend
  • Responsible of negotiating long range purchase contract to optimal the purchase price
  • On going monitoring global commodity price to assure purchase price is in line with market
  • Participate in New Product Development and provide Sourcing and Procurement guidance to the functional team
  • On going managing responsible supply base for continuous improvement and risk mitigation

Qualifications for Buyer (Asian-Pacific and Indian Market Experience):

  • Bachelor’s degree with Supply Chain Management, Finance, or other business-related fields. Minimum 2+ years’ experience
  • Experience in global sourcing with a global Contract Manufacturing supplier base
  • Strong interpersonal communication and negotiation skills
  • Proven ability to effectively work with diverse suppliers, agents, and internal cross functional teams
  • Knowledge of and experience with Stock IQ and NetSuite is plus
  • Superb financial analytical capabilities
  • Knowledge of and experience working with Asia-Pacific and Indian market supply base is must
  • Experience and knowledge of kitchenware sourcing and purchase is plus
  • Experience and knowledge of diverse manufacturing process and material is preferred
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Company Description
The Foodware Group is the leading end to end provider of supplies to the foodservice industry, delivering the highest value solutions to all our partners with uncompromised quality and exceptional service. The Foodware Group is currently comprised of two business units: G.E.T. Enterprises and Winco.

Together, both brands offer 10,000+ SKUs covering both front and back of house needs for their commercial clients. Their products are used everywhere, including restaurants, hotels, casinos, colleges and universities and healthcare institutions. With four distribution centers spread across the country, they can quickly fulfill orders to their nationwide customer base.

The Foodware Group - Winco US


65 Industrial Road

Lodi, NJ