We are partnering with a thriving food and beverage retailer to find an individual who is passionate about Asian Foods. This company is rapidly expanding and is looking for an experienced supply chain professional to step onto their procurement team. This company is a nation-wide ecommerce retailer that sources foods from all across the world direct to their consumers' doors. This position will work closely with their procurement and purchasing department to help guide item selection, vendor negotiation and product quality.
This position will:
- Work alongside a global procurement team to manage purchase orders, develop product selection and identify vendors
- Work cross functionally with merchandizing and planning team
- Work with a team of Buyers, Buyer Managers and Category Managers to lead the department
- Work with international vendors
- Travel to foreign countries to find and select new item selection
- Work with a manual system, be adaptable and think on their feet
The ideal candidate will:
- Have a passion for food, specifically Asian food
- Be bilingual in Hindi, Vietnamese, Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese or other language
- Be highly knowledgeable about specific food products, brands, and popular items within Asian Food
- Be adaptable, flexible, ready to learn and eager to work in a fast paced environment
- Have some supply chain experience in a procurement, inventory, supply chain or logistics type position
- Bachelor's Education is preferred
This position is located in Los Angeles, CA. It is a full time position with a competitive base, bonus, benefits and long-term incentives.