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FOB Sales Commodity Manager

Company: Maglio Companies
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Do you find yourself following growing seasons? Do you love fruits and vegetables? Are you always looking for the best deal? Are you passionate about food safety? If the answer to these questions is yes - Maglio Companies has the perfect position for you at our McAllen, Texas Facility.

As our FOB Sales Commodity Manager you will:

Develop a network of suppliers, growers, and shippers who can provide the highest quality produce at a competitive price

Maintain, initiate and continually develop relationships with suppliers as well as monitor items for changes in sales trends and be able to forecast price and availability of commodities

Ensure only quality product is received and shipped

Responsible for all product pricing on a day to day basis.

Provide weekly list of possible ad items to Regional Sales Managers

Be aware of special opportunities to purchase product that would lend itself to volume merchandising

Provide weekly pricing information to the divisions

Develop program that permits Maglio Companies to meet turn needs as well as provide sufficient supply to fill orders

Runs and reviews daily sales, margin and inventory reports to determine profitability, shortages, procedures, and credits to make sure the department is running smoothly

Source "spot buy" items to help drive increments/sales and enhance gross profit

Check quality in warehouse when possible

Expand new business by focusing on customer, distributor, suppliers needs and new marketing opportunities

Vet new prospective customers in accordance with Maglio credit standard guidelines and procedures

Oversee negotiation of contract pricing and structured fobs by commodity weekly within given timetables to ensure value, quality, availability, and food safety

The role is accountable for reviewing existing logistics costs, time to market and customer needs and developing a plan to ensure our customer's products are available based on their shipping needs

Develops a comprehensive logistics plan to offer customers several logistics options and take advantage of our vertically integrated capabilities.

Work with the Food Safety to ensure all Food Safety Documentation is maintained.

Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements (pros and cons)

To be successful you'll need:


Bachelor's Degree in a job related field and three to five years of related experience or;

An Associate's Degree or two years of college with job related coursework and four to six years of experience or;

Produce Experience/Buyer Training

Product knowledge of produce items, accounting principles, communication skills

Knowledge of warehouse functions, billing and receiving procedures

Deep knowledge of CFIA and USDA protocols

Language Skills:

Able to read and interpret purchasing related documents

Able to prepare reports, purchase orders and correspondence related to purchasing

Able to communicate effectively with vendors and with other employees of the organization

Bilingual preferred - Spanish


Keywords: Maglio Companies, McAllen , FOB Sales Commodity Manager, Executive , Mcallen, Texas

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