Sr Seafood Buyer
FreshDirect - Long Island City, NY

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Position Summary

The Senior Buyer, Seafood is responsible for sourcing the best quality fish for FreshDirect, while maintaining Seafood inventory position on a daily basis.


Essential Functions
  • Execute daily purchases to maintain inventory availability
  • Establish new sources of direct supply
  • Liaise with vendors about all product issues
  • Work closely with operations and inventory teams to improve Seafood quality
  • Manage relationship with plant production, operations, replenishment, and receiving to ensure product quality and availability


Supervision Received:
  • Plans and carries out work assignments and handles problems in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training, or accepted practices in the occupation. Consults with Teamleader on unique situations which do not have clear precedents

Supervisory Duties:
  • No supervisory responsibility but is responsible for managing a specific function


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline and/or sufficient experience
  • Must be passionate about Seafood and a product expert
  • Eight plus (8+) years buying experience with a specialty in Seafood and Seafood operations
  • One plus (1+) years management experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge and passion for Seafood
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of SAP a plus
· Financially and analytically savvy

· Comfortable managing day-to-day operations

· Ability to work in fast-paced environment

· Attention to detail, including analytically minded approach to problems

· Works well/desires structure and daily stability to responsibilities

· Detailed-oriented and thorough

· Job requires working flexible hours

DisclaimerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Teammember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Description may be subject to change as the needs of the organization changes.

As EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERS , Fresh Direct, LLC and its affiliates do not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender (except where gender is a bonafide occupational qualification), disability, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by federal, state, or local law.

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