656 Fresh Seafood Buyer-Atlanta
Monday, October 16, 2017 at 03:25PM

Our client is a rapidly growing, full-service specialty seafood and meat production/distribution company located in Atlanta, Georgia. We are searching for a single position that carries direct responsibilities in procurement of seafood products and assist’s in managing the seafood program. We are looking for an individual with a strong work ethic, someone who leads by example and has a desire to grow within our young organization.


Must have 2+ years of seafood purchasing experience

Must be familiar with the operations of a wholesale distribution company

Excellent organizational and analytical skills; ability to take initiative and make fact based decisions

Ability to plan and organize effectively

Written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective business relationships both internally and externally

Ability to concentrate and deal with frequent interruptions

Ability to work hands-on in a fast paced, temperature cooled environment

This role will …

Be responsible for profitable procurement, management and promotion of assigned seafood products

Develop and maintain good working relationships with vendors and our employees

Help control inventory levels that satisfy customer service goals while minimizing production, transportation, and warehousing costs and make adjustments as needed

Work closely with the Director of Seafood and the Seafood Production Manager to achieve the goals of the program and ensure its success by continually looking for and developing efficient policies within the program

Develop intermediate and long-term program plans, working closely with Director of Seafood, VP of Sales, Operations Manager, and Production personnel

Interface with other departments and personnel to accomplish job functions

Investigate and resolve issues that relate to sales and seafood inventories and help improve processes

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation TBD based on experience level of the candidate

Eligible for company benefit program after 90 days (Dental, Health, etc.)

To apply

Submit your resume to:resumes@fishjobs.com   and be sure to note Job #656 in the subject line.

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