Supplier Integration Specialist

Dot Foods
Job Description
Location: St. Louis (Chesterfield), MO or Mt. Sterling, IL
Department: Business Development
Reports To: Senior Business Development Manager
Your Role: You will oversee the overall launching of our new suppliers. This includes being their primary contact
and working closely with internal departments to effectively communicate and coordinate all aspects of a new
supplier launch. You will be responsible for executing and ensuring adherence to the agreement between Dot and
the new supplier.
 Communicate effectively with all internal departments (Sales, Replenishment, Pricing Team, Operations,
Accounting, Transportation, Ecommerce) on all aspects of the new supplier.
 Represent Business Development at internal meetings to introduce the new supplier, i.e., Inventory
Oversight Meeting.
 Work closely with Sales to create a sense of urgency for potential volume.
 Manage relationship with supplier up to 6-8 weeks following their first delivery.
 Coordinate with Replenishment for accuracy of orders in the beginning stages of supplier relationship.
 Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.
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Role Specifics:
 Travel - Occasional (approx. 1 night per month) overnight travel required. Must have ability to
independently travel as needed, without restriction, by all modes of transportation, including car, plane or
train for customer/vendor calls, training or meetings.
We Need You To Have:
 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Dot experience.
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 Project management experience.
 Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.
 Strong organizational skills.
We’d Like You To Have:
 Experience with Salesforce.com
 Good knowledge of Excel and Word
 Understanding of the needs of internal
departments/customers.
Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work
locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.
EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its
employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or
veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for
existing positions.
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What Can Dot Offer You?
As a family-owned and -operated company for over 55 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture
within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any
differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an
inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:
 Competitive compensation package, including bonuses for successful performance
 Extensive benefits including medical, dental, 401k and profit-sharing
 Significant advancement opportunities
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