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USDA Commodities and Bid Analyst - Part-Time

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Wyoming
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. See below for a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you...This position will be split between two teams, the Commodities and the Bid Analyst Team. You will perform project management duties for bids in assigned territories to produce directives and implement bid proposals. You will also manage the School Commodity Management Application system by managing USDA commodity items, customer entitlement, and vendor information. This is a part-time temporary role*You will be expected to work around 24 hours a week*Essential functions of the role:

  • Manages the bid process and timelines for assigned bids including but not limited to Preplanning, Bid Arrival and Post Bid Award
  • Manages and organizes the resources to produce the required bid deliverables and completes bid proposals within customer deadline
  • Arranges bid initiation meetings, defines the structure of the proposal
  • Works with vendor/broker community to secure customer sales allowance support
  • Establishes bid pricing strategies based on analysis, market conditions and/or collaboration with Divisional Sales Team
  • Reviews and understands legal requirements of bid proposal and identifies key components necessary for contract compliance
  • Locks in customer pricing and maintains contract
  • Loads and maintains the CMA and Production Acquisition application to ensure the customer capability to purchase commodity products to ensure compliance with state requirements.
  • Locks customer pricing on awarded commodity bid items in CMA system and validates the vendor sales agreements.
  • Supports the pricing for commodity items on commercial bids by providing the Bid Analyst with commodity item information, vendor information, and pricing strategy.
  • Initiates new item setup in GFS Product Acquisition and enters cost into GFS Cost application for USDA Commodity items.
  • Loads and maintains vendor information in the CMA system and initiates vendor setup in the GFS Product Acquisition system. Resolves failed transactions with the vendor through third party verification systems.
  • Maintains the CMA system to ensure entitlement balances from third party services are properly loaded and product inventory is properly received and released in the CMA system.
  • Manages aspects of product inventory including warehouse transfers, monthly storage fees reporting, and force shipment of product.
  • Provides reporting to GFS Vendor Receivables Department and external vendors for deduction payments.
  • Interacts with Sales, Procurement, Traffic, Transportation, and other GFS departments and external GFS customers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Our ideal candidate will have:
    • Bachelor degree in Business or related field. (preferred)
    • One to two years previous food service experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
    • Google Platform/Excel experienceBE PART OF AN AMAZING CULTURE WHERE WHAT MATTERS TO YOU, MATTERS TO US!Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words "Accommodation Request" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Wyoming , USDA Commodities and Bid Analyst - Part-Time, Accounting, Auditing , Wyoming, Michigan

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