Senior Buyer, Meat

Weee!

Weee!

Accounting & Finance
la mirada, ca, usa
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

About Weee!

Weee! is the largest and fastest-growing ethnic e-grocer in the United States, operating in one of the largest underserved categories in retail with affordable access to exciting ethnic food. By partnering with local suppliers, redesigning the value chain and leveraging social buying, Weee! is reshaping the grocery business entirely. You can read more about us on Business Insider, Reuters and TechCrunch.

Weee! is headquartered in Fremont, CA, and is currently available coast to coast with exceptional growth (5x YoY) across geographies, categories and ethnicities. We have raised $800M+ in funding to date from leading investors including Softbank Vision Funds, DST, Blackstone, Tiger Global, Lightspeed Ventures, Goodwater Capital, XVC and iFly. The opportunity now is to join a rocketship as we prepare for the next stage of growth, and an eventual public listing.

Position Overview


The Meat Senior Buyer is responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and procuring meat products to
meet the company's quality, cost, and inventory objectives. This role requires strong analytical
skills, supplier management experience, and an in-depth understanding of the meat industry. The
Meat Senior Buyer will work closely with suppliers, internal stakeholders, and the procurement
team to ensure a consistent and high-quality supply of meat products.


Key Responsibilities
 Supplier Sourcing and Management:
o Identify, evaluate, and select suppliers to ensure the best quality, price, and
service.
o Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers to secure reliable
supply chains.
o Conduct regular supplier performance reviews and audits to ensure compliance
with company standards.
Negotiation and Contract Management:
o Negotiate prices, terms, and contracts with suppliers to achieve the best value for
the company.
o Develop and manage supplier agreements, including terms of delivery, quality
standards, and payment terms.
o Ensure contracts are compliant with legal and regulatory requirements.
Market Analysis and Strategy:
o Analyze market trends, pricing, and supply chain dynamics to make informed
purchasing decisions.
o Develop and implement procurement strategies to optimize cost, quality, and
availability of meat products.
o Monitor industry developments and emerging trends to stay ahead of market
changes.

Inventory and Supply Chain Management:
o Collaborate with the inventory management team to maintain optimal stock
levels.
o Ensure timely delivery of products to meet production schedules and avoid
stockouts.
o Implement strategies to minimize waste and manage perishable products
effectively.
Quality Assurance:
o Work with quality assurance teams to ensure that all meat products meet the
company's quality standards.
o Address and resolve any quality issues with suppliers promptly.
o Stay updated on food safety regulations and ensure supplier compliance.
Financial Management:

o Manage the meat procurement budget and track expenses to ensure cost-
effectiveness.
o Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) related to procurement
activities.
o Identify cost-saving opportunities and implement initiatives to reduce
procurement costs.
Cross-Functional Collaboration:
o Work closely with procurement, marketing, Supply Chain, and ethnicity teams to
ensure alignment and effective execution of category plans.
o Provide insights and recommendations based on market and supplier analysis.

Qualifications
 Education and Experience:
o Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration,
Agriculture, or a related field. A master’s degree is a plus.
o Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement or buying, preferably in the
meat or food industry.
o Proven experience in supplier negotiations and contract management.
Skills and Competencies:
o Strong negotiation and communication skills.
o Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
o Proficiency in procurement software and inventory management systems.
o Knowledge of meat products, market trends, and supply chain best practices.
o Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Personal Attributes:
o Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
o Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
o Proactive and results-driven with a focus on continuous improvement.
o Strong ethical standards and integrity.

Working Conditions
 This position may require occasional travel to supplier locations, industry conferences,
and company facilities.
 Must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, to meet
business needs.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive health insurance package, including medical, dental, and vision. PPO/HMO packages
  • 401k, 4% company match
  • Equity
  • Annual bonus plan
  • Vacation and holiday time off
  • Monthly mobile stipend
  • Monthly Weee! Points credits

Compensation Range

  • The US base salary range for this full-time position is $75,000-105,000
  • This role may be eligible to discretionary bonus, incentives and benefits
  • Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location

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For more jobs and to find out more about Weee!, visit our career page: https://about.sayweee.com/careers