Job Description

Diversified Sourcing Solutions is recruiting for a Purchasing Agent position for a Flower Company- Leader in Importing, Growing and Distributing Fresh Cut Flowers.

Location: Miami Fl 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors to ensure the most favorable terms and conditions and long term growth.
  • Negotiate  purchases with reliable sources to meet company requirements as relates to quality, customer service, sales budget, gross margin, fair market pricing.
  • Prepare, processes and expedites purchase orders  
  • Track status, delivery and receipt of orders and resolves shortages and / or errors of shipments with grower to ensure fulfillment of committed orders.
  • Is aware of and ensures that immediate action is taken with assigned farms that develop chronic quality issues 
  • Provides alternative solutions in the event that a specific product is not available in a timely manner
  • Authorizes payments for purchases by reviewing monthly report of purchases  

Qualifications:

  • Must have 5+yrs purchasing experience, preferably flowers 
  • Mass market experience a plus, not required 
  • Excellent negotiating, problem solving and follow up skills
  • Written and Verbal skills in both English and Spanish 
  • Detailed Oriented, multitasking and meet deadlines - time management skills  
  • Self motivated and disciplined with "can do" attitude
  • Strong computer skills including MSO Suite 
  • Excellent critical thinking and decision making skills 

 

 

 

 

 

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