National Produce Consultants, LLC. Plano, TX 75074, USA
Jul 16, 2019Full time
Work with executives to analyze seasonal opportunities related to fresh produce procurement with a focus on supply chain methods; Document findings of study, develop solutions, and prepare recommendations related to produce supply sales for procedures, cost-analysis, communication, production, and organizational changes; Analyze NPC’s current procedures related to the fulfillment of client’s changing produce needs and make recommendations to NPC executives regarding flexible procedures that can better ensure fulfillment of orders in a timelier manner; Interview personnel and conduct on-site observation to ascertain specific functions, work performed, equipment, and methods used by NPC personnel; Analyze procedures and provide consulting advice on custom produce and specialty food procurement services for our hospitality and high-end restaurant customers. Review the negotiation process currently in use by company executives and managers by commodity, based on the timelines ensuring value and quality; Analyze information gathered and develop solutions and/or methods to proceed; Develop recommendations to sales management team based on client needs and availability of produce; Confer with NPC personnel to ensure successful functioning of newly implemented systems and/or procedures; Consult with NPC’s sales executives to expand NPC’s global reach among produce suppliers in Mexico and Latin America; Buying and purchasing fresh produce and ingredients for Farm-to-Table restaurant customers; Consult on the sourcing of quality produce, including identifying and evaluating direct growers; Make recommendations to NPC executives and management for the development of a new corporate strategy and company direction as related to hospitality and high-end restaurant customers. Minimum experience or requirements: 5 years’ experience in culinary management, fresh produce procurement, and direct food sourcing. Must be fluent (read, write, and speak) Spanish.