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Buyer - Beef/Protein

Company: Sysco
Location: Richardson
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company:
US1142 Buckhead Meat of Dallas, Inc.

Zip Code:
75237

Minimum Level of Education:
High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:
2 Years

Employment Type:
Full Time

Travel Percentage:
0

JOB SUMMARY
This position is responsible for procurement functions associated with the company's product inventory needs. Items are required to be purchased within company cost and quality parameters and delivered at competitive levels consistent with company policy and performance standards including timely scheduling of pick up and receipt of products. Continual interaction with Sales and Suppliers is required. Purchasing/buying experience in beef, proteins preferred

BENEFITS

  • SIGN ON BONUS (If offered)
  • Monday - Friday schedules available
  • Competitive pay
  • Ongoing job skills training, leadership development training
  • Career growth opportunities - we promote from within!
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • Generous retirement benefits
  • Employee discount programs
  • Referral Bonus
  • Safety programs
  • Service recognitions and employee rewards
  • Cross training opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • More benefits, too many to name

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Provide technical, customer relations, and personnel management for major programs and projects.
    • Buy Guide/Ordering - Reviews guide daily and place PO's as needed with suppliers. Orders need to be accurate for amount, freight, price and dates consistent with company policy and performance standards. Working with finance and vendors on payment requirements.
    • Daily Reports - Reviews and acts as required to ensure proper and correct inventory levels by using the system generated reports and information from internal departments. Ex. Out of Stock and Over-allocated Reports
    • Confirmations - Confirms all PO's for accurate pricing, quantity, freight, and dates.
    • Inventory Management - Uses weekly reports and meetings to achieve the best possible inventory levels, dated product, and returns. Works with inland logistics to arrange for on-time product deliveries.
    • Item/Vendor Maintenance - Updates all item and vendor information in the system, as required. Pricing, freight, brackets, ship points, etc
    • Communication daily with the Sales team

      QUALIFICATIONS
      Education
      HSD or equivalent / Bachelor Degree Preferred

      Experience
      2 years' purchasing or food distribution experience required.

      Foodservice distribution / Beef-Protein experience preferred

      Skills
      Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and excellent organizational and follow up skills required

      AS400 experience preferred

      Purchasing/buying experience in beef, proteins preferred

      Decision Making Authority
      • Daily Procurement Decisions - which items and quantities purchased daily
      • Supplier decisions- which vendor product is purchased from
      • Inventory Management decisions - product movement and shelf-life management
      • Occasional price negotiations with vendors
      • Most important decisions made with review and approval of other individuals or supervisors (include the reviews/approvals required):
      • Expedite or change source vendors - reviewed and approved by Supervisor or VP of Merchandising
      • Accounting variances - reviewed and approved by Supervisor or VP of Merchandising

        BENEFITS INFORMATION:
        For information on Sysco's Benefits, please visit https://SyscoBenefits.com

        HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES

        COVID-19 Precaution(s):
        • Personal protective equipment and masks provided
        • Temperature screenings
        • Social distancing guidelines in place
        • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

          OVERVIEW:

          Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

          We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.

          AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

          Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

          We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

          This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Keywords: Sysco, Richardson , Buyer - Beef/Protein, Professions , Richardson, Texas

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