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Sr Sourcing Specialist

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Job ID 264714 Date posted 05/20/2023 Location : Villanueva, Honduras | Machala, Ecuador | Puerto Limón, Costa Rica | Matagalpa, Nicaragua | León, Nicaragua | San Pedro Sula, Honduras | Guápiles, Costa Rica | Muelle del Arenal, Costa Rica | Alajuela, Costa Rica | Zacapa, Guatemala | Mazatenango, Guatemala | Guatemala City, Guatemala | San José, Costa Rica | Costa Rica | Jutiapa, Guatemala | Cobán, Guatemala | Quetzaltenango, Guatemala | Neily, Costa Rica | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Costa Rica | Tegucigalpa, Honduras | Managua, Nicaragua | Boliche, Ecuador | Naranjal Petén, Guatemala | Puerto Barrios, Guatemala | Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Honduras | Juticalpa, Honduras | Sanarate, Guatemala | Coyol, Costa Rica | Durán, Ecuador | Costa Rica | Chimaltenango, Guatemala | Costa Rica | Nicoya, Costa Rica | Costa Rica | Liberia, Costa Rica | Chinandega, Nicaragua | San Antonio, Costa Rica | La Garita, Costa Rica | Escuintla, Guatemala | Nindirí, Nicaragua | Sardinal, Costa Rica | Cartago, Costa Rica | San Rafael, Costa Rica | Honduras | Tocoa, Honduras | Juigalpa, Nicaragua | Estelí, Nicaragua | Catarina, Nicaragua | Rivas, Nicaragua | Siguatepeque, Honduras | Ciudad Choluteca, Honduras | La Ceiba, Honduras | Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras | Turrúcares, Costa Rica | Santo Tomás, Nicaragua | Granada, Nicaragua | Mosquera, Colombia | Panajachel, Guatemala | Guayaquil, Ecuador | Puerto San José, Guatemala

Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Buyer will handle a supplier base and fulfill transactions delivering commodities that meet production requirements and specifications in terms of timing, volume, quantity and cost. In this role, you will buy and sell commodities from and to country elevators, producers, feed mills and processors.

Key Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with transportation and logistics, quality assurance, customer managers and credit manager to ensure efficient execution.
  • Originate, procure and sell commodities and livestock to regional customers to reach target volumes and gain revenue.
  • Generate market, position and profit and loss reports based on data and specialty reports gathered by junior team members.
  • Research and analyze various freight opportunities in the marketplace to maximize margin.
  • Work directly with customers, suppliers and business counterparts to develop business solutions to meet their needs.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finances, Economics, Bussines administration, or related
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply
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