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Potato Buyer/Fieldman

Wada Farms, Inc. Blackfoot ,ID
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

Potato Buyer/Fieldman

The role of the Potato Buyer/Fieldman is to procure the highest quality raw material to maximize shed run capacity. This position is responsible to strategically build relationships with new and existing growers. Oversee the daily volume and quality of raw material deliveries to assure the raw material meets customer requirements.

Key Duties

  • Develop a strategy to procure appropriate levels of raw product through contracting and/or open purchases to achieve the highest potential raw material utilization and shed profitability
  • Negotiate purchase agreement pricing and terms
  • Develop and maintain professional business relationships with current growers and potential growers
  • Maintain daily, weekly and monthly raw material projections; proper quality, volume to match daily production raw material requirements for the warehouse
  • Monitor crops during the growing season
  • Monitor and inspect storages for volume and quality
  • Coordinate with Trucking to ensure timely delivery raw product

Qualifications

  • Background in sourcing raw materials preferably potatoes
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong Computer Skills
  • Excellent communications skills

 

 

 

 

 

Company Description
Wada Farms has a 70+ year history of pride, excellence and an obsession for providing things of intrinsic value to our customers and partners. We have a reputation not just for quality, but for leadership in new ways of doing things and understanding trends and opportunities. Wada Farms Inc. has grown into a successful Idaho-based agribusiness, now farming nearly 30,000 irrigated acres of crops each and every year. As a fully integrated grower-shipper of Russet, red, gold and specialty varieties, Wada Farms Potatoes operates one of the largest fresh potato packing facilities in the country.

Wada Farms, Inc.

Wada Farms has a 70+ year history of pride, excellence and an obsession for providing things of intrinsic value to our customers and partners. We have a reputation not just for quality, but for leadership in new ways of doing things and understanding trends and opportunities. Wada Farms Inc. has grown into a successful Idaho-based agribusiness, now farming nearly 30,000 irrigated acres of crops each and every year. As a fully integrated grower-shipper of Russet, red, gold and specialty varieties, Wada Farms Potatoes operates one of the largest fresh potato packing facilities in the country.

Address

326 S 1400 W
Blackfoot, ID
USA