Job Info
Job Title: Director of Procurement/Sales Merchandiser
Location: Detroit, MI
Job Number: 11898
Posted Date: 6/28/2021
Job description


Sales Merchandisers are the lifeblood of our organization. In this role you will manage the high velocity buying and selling of specific commodities within our organization. High performers in this role have a knack for reading market trends faster than the competition, building relationships, and mental math to maintain profit margins. This will require an individual who already has a wealth of experience in a similar role and thrives in a fast-paced environment. This is an opportunity to join an extremely successful company as a key player from day one. Come join a dynamic team and set the bar for excellence.

Here’s what you’ll do…

  • Early morning floor sales to our pre-existing customer base
  • Replenishment buying from our stable of shipper/grower partners built and refined over the last 100+ years
    • Know the market value of your product better than anyone
    • Identify trends in the market and always be ahead of the curve
    • Maintain required stock quantities of high-quality product
  • Negotiate daily with floor buyers and shippers to maintain acceptable profit margins
  • Prospect using warm leads to find new customers and continue the steep trajectory of growth BBS has experienced over the past 3-5 years
  • Be part of a dynamic team that likes to win!

Here’s what you’ll need…

  • Prefer 5+ years of experience at a high velocity produce wholesale distributor with a proven ability as one of the highest performers or an “up and comer”
  • Ability to read markets
  • Ability to multi-task and operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Competitive drive!

Premium Benefits…

We take care of our work family! We provide full health care coverage for both you and your immediate family. The company covers your weekly plan contributions, prescriptions, and medical expenses (in network) at 100%. We also provide company profit sharing, bonus potential, and a 401k retirement plan.

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