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Minimum USD hourly rate: 18.00
Maximum USD hourly rate: 23.50

Industry: Clerical

Company: Mutual Trading Company

Essential Job Functions
• Coordinate local purchasing for frozen and dry food related products, including vendor relationship development, quality assurance, price negotiations, transportation logistics, and product development
• Calculate costs and product pricing to determine profit margin
• Process receipts and invoices in timely manner for payment
• Set up stock numbers
• Ensure food products safely meets FDA and USDA regulation standards by maintaining HACCP and CAPA food safety plans
• Work with warehouse department to ensure correct quantity, satisfactory quality, and proper receiving of purchased goods
• Maintain records on the Company AS400 system including inventory adjustment, price change, and container list
• Ensure adequate volume of products and create purchase orders based on sales volume and inventory
• Manage and control focus sales/slow sales/low inventory items and others.
• Lead bi-weekly sales meetings regarding product and inventory changes
• Coordinate semiannual inventory count on designated day, possibly on a weekend (twice a year)
• Attend Company events and functions outside of normal working hours if needed
• Developing marketing plans
• Other duties as required by department manager
• Obligation to answer to all management as requested

Physical Requirements
• Ability to sit in an office setting for an extended period of time
• Ability to type and use a computer for extended periods throughout the day
• Ability to reach, bend, kneel, and lift up to 30 pounds occasionally
• Working Conditions
• Noise Level: Normal to loud while in the office

Other Requirements
• Business level English – Read/write/speak/listen
• Business level Japanese, Chinese, Korea – Read/write/speak/listen Preferred
• Maintain a positive attitude
• Ability to work independently and as a team
• Ability to adapt to frequent changes in assignments and workload
• High School Diploma or equivalent required.
• 2+ years of relevant experience; food industry experience preferred

Knowledge and Skills
• Intermediate mathematical knowledge – profit margin calculations, markups, discounts, combining/converting measurements, counting inventory, etc.
• Problem-solving skill
• Multitasking skill
• Exceptional organization and time management skill
• Advanced Microsoft Office proficiency
• Communication and interpersonal skill
• Knowledge of Japanese foods and sake preferred


This position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Individuals may be required to perform any other job-related duties as instructed or requested by the department manager or other management as needed, subject to reasonable accommodation and business needs. The information contained herein is subject to change in the Company’s sole discretion, and no part of this document is to be construed as an express or implied contract of employment, nor does it alter the “at-will” employment status with the Company. Requirements are subject to accommodations with ADA, FEHA, and all other applicable federal and state laws. Please report any changes of essential job functions to the Human Resources Department.

Mutual Trading Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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