Associate Commodity Manager

Gordon Food Service | Wyoming, MI

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Posted Date 8/05/2022
Description

Helps develop a strategic vision to maximize market opportunities to increase margin, sales, and case volumes for both internal and external customers. Achieves desired business results for the NA Imports and Commodities team including value/profit analysis, market analysis, pricing analytics, and risk management. Assists with new business development as a primary source of sales and margin growth.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists in providing vision, processes, tools, and guidance related to multiple levels of margin, case movement, sales volume, and R.O.N.A. for assigned categories.
  • Works directly with the divisions, chain accounts, and outside customers to drive new business development.
  • Collaborates with the Imports and Commodities sales team to identify target customers, introduce new products to satisfy unmet customer needs, and support bids.
  • Develops a working knowledge of commodity markets and the factors impacting the cost to recommend appropriate strategies to Leadership.
  • Supports price strategy adjustments based on understanding changes in business practices, market conditions, industry environment, competitor’s pricing strategies, currency markets, regulatory and legal systems, and customer needs.
  • Develops divisional relationships to ensure customer feedback is used in making key commodity decisions.
  • Builds and leverages strong vendor relationships in meeting divisional needs.
  • Assists with the communication of performance results and insights to leadership.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

?One to two years previous commodities, risk management, procurement or Logistics experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience or relevant work experience may be considered

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Job Type
Full time

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