JOB ID: 17101
Direct Hire

International Trader

Accountants One is looking for a results-oriented International Trade professional interested in advancing their career with an international company and top exporter of frozen protein products in the U.S.

The International Trader will be responsible for generating profitable purchases of pork products for export from an established supplier base for sale to assigned destination countries. This is accomplished by maintaining relationships with key suppliers and internal sales team. The ideal candidate should be a commercially (sales) driven person who is positive, energetic, a quick learner, motivated by challenges, and excited by the opportunity to work in a unique international environment.

Position Summary:
  • Maintains daily contact with designated suppliers and collects offers on products available.
  • Direct and lead supplier negotiations.
  • Targets our share of purchases and monitors results.
  • Maintains records of producer/profile.
  • Monitors competitors’ activities with these suppliers.
  • Travel to visit suppliers and destination markets consistently. 
  • Maintains frequent contact with the global sales teams.  
  • Generates target gross profit on purchases. 
  • Maintains clears records of information aiming to develop relationships with partners.
  • Positions products within established limits and liquidating practices.
  • Responsible for fully specifying product and contract terms at time of purchase in writing to avoid disputes and claims.
Essential Skills
To be considered candidates must:
  • Have a bachelor’s degree. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply! 
  • 1 to 2 years of previous sales or purchasing experience is required. 
  • Experience in commodity protein procurement or sales is a plus. 
  • Speak, read, and write English fluently. Fluency in Spanish or French is a plus.
  • Have competent knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel.

Essential Traits
To be successful in this role the ideal candidate should be: 
  • Curious about international trade and learning the trends.
  • Tenacious in the pursuit of building business. 
  • Detail oriented in workflow processes and resolution.
  • Driven, determined, self-motivated and an independent thinker.
  • Able to exercise strong judgment in analyzing, appraising, evaluating, and solving complex problems. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven track record to manage and influence internal and external relationships.

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