INVENTORY & SOURCING SPECIALIST - HYBRID

Overview

Date Posted:
9/29/2022
Job Code:
PS2425
City:
Seattle
State:
WA
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Sales



Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.


Description

 

 

Summary:

The Inventory & Sourcing Specialist acts as liaison between various departments, warehouses, plants and customers to facilitate communication and expedite allocation, order and invoicing processes.  This position requires a highly organized and accurate individual, proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participates as necessary to expedite day to day business operations, with respect to sales and inventory movement related tasks.
  • Executes in transit orders to move stock to forward warehouses, as well as providing coverage support to others handling domestic and export sales orders.
  • Maintains knowledge of sales order and in-transit order processes within and without proprietary ERP system. 
  • Participates in processing of Purchase Order or Purchase Goods Receipts as directed in support of Fish Procurement Buyers.  Observes title protection and import / export documentation protocols with support from team members.  Tracks purchase order processes, references approvals, receives cargo according to inventory and traceability standards for saleable seafood products.   Prepares related outgoing payment instructions.
  • Provides oversight of inventories in support of Sales, Supply Chain and planning.
  • Fields contact from external and internal customers, salespeople, buyers, warehouses, carriers. Problem solves as necessary to research, resolve and address concerns.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders in sales, category management, production plants, demand planning, supply chain as needed to create desired outcomes.
  • Uses critical thinking and communication skills to expedite solutions among various parties involved in related Sales and Inventory system processes, Traffic systems and processes. 
  • Contributes to warehouse inventory reconciliation with research and resolution.
  • Provides oversight on claims and deductions arising from customer concerns, warehouse claims.
  • Contributes to organized file system, supports paperless information retention.
  • Participates in coverage for and training of other team members as needed.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Education:
• Minimum two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Qualifications:
• Motivated, detail-oriented, and well-organized individual, able to drive domestic transactions as well as complex export transactions, while providing timely customer and sales support updates.
• Fluency in SAP a plus.
• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills required.
• Agility in adjusting to evolving business objectives required.
• Must be able to prioritize tasks, work well under pressure and meet deadlines amid competing demands.
• Strong customer service skills required, with ability to clearly and efficiently coordinate with internal and external service providers.

 

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Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.