Food Expeditor Job Description

Food Expeditors are companies or individuals that arrange for the transportation, storage, and distribution of food.

The food may be sold through a food distributor or grocery store.

Food Expeditors work in grocery stores or supermarkets, restaurants, hotels, casinos, hospitals, schools, vending companies, or at a grocery store.

Their work requires them to meet customers’ food needs and to provide the products they have ordered.

They also handle food shipments that are delivered directly to customers.

Food Expeditors must have knowledge of the food products they sell.

They must also have excellent communication skills and be able to deal tactfully with customers.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for someone who can help us organize and expedite our food orders. The ideal candidate will have experience in the food industry and be able to work quickly and efficiently.

Food Expeditor Duties:

  • Coordinate procurement of food items, including food storage, preparation, and transportation
  • Coordinate delivery of food items to customer locations within the designated time frame
  • Prepare requisitions as required
  • Ensure regulatory compliance
  • Ensure proper handling of food items
  • Process all invoices
  • Process all credit card payments
  • Process all invoices
  • Process all credit card payments
  • Keep accurate records of stock levels
  • Conduct regular inventory counts
  • ensure that food storage areas are clean and orderly
  • Keep accurate records of stock levels
  • Keep accurate records of stock levels
  • Keep accurate records of stock levels

Food Expeditor Responsibilities:

  • Plan and prepare shipping, receiving, returns, and re-orders, and direct the activities of warehouse personnel in general warehouse operations
  • Perform inventory counts, requisition materials as needed, and order materials
  • Prepare shipping manifest, truck bills of lading, and export packing lists
  • Supervise shipping and receiving activities, including receiving and sorting incoming shipments, and confirming receipt and accuracy of materials
  • Develop new relationships with subcontractors and vendors to provide cost-effective service
  • Oversee warehouse personnel, including scheduling, training, and performance evaluations
  • Maintain and update inventory records, requisition, routing, and inspection records
  • Manage warehouse equipment, including inventory, preventive maintenance, and ordering
  • Travel to multiple warehouses and offices to execute and document inventory and make necessary stock corrections
  • Train warehouse personnel in warehouse

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or food science or 2+ years experience in the food industry
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to creatively problem solve and handle multiple priorities

At [Company Name], we're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals. We're an equal opportunity employer and believe that everyone has something to contribute.

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