Job: Bid Specialist - Phoenix, AZ

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Posted: 01/17/2018

Job Reference #: 5070

Job Description

Requisition ID
2540 North 29th Avenue

Summary & Responsibilities

Prepare and complete bids to ensure pricing accuracy and margins on all house and street bid accounts.

  • Prepare and complete house and street bids using bid system database
  • Coordinate bid pricing data from Manufacturer and Broker
  • Input bid data into bid system database based on margin goals for annual budget and relationship manager input
  • Address any exceptions created
  • Review the sell prices on the bid worksheet to verify they came across accurately
  • Review the pre-loading of all pricing methods and rebates to make sure all the contract pricing came across correctly
  • Support contract admin in forwarding updated deviated bid pricing and bill back information to contract admin to pre-load into bid system
  • Convert bids in School Bid System upon award
  • Ensure pricing accuracy after award
  • Obtain all recap information from submitted bids and share with Relationship Manager, and Sales Manager
  • Implement Price Increases and notification to customers
  • Maintain bid pricing with contract extensions
  • Research margin loss with Sales Manager as needed
  • Maintain full line product knowledge
  • Assist with the development and execution of strategic sales plans and forecasts
  • Create customer reports in BI as requested
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Bachelor's degree and 2+ years related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented, customer responsive, and have the ability to multi-task
  • Must have a strong background in purchasing, contract administration, pricing deviations and bill backs and sales experience
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume; Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations; Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Must be flexible and willing to work the demands of the department which are subject to overnight shifts, weekends, and holidays

Corporate Summary

At Shamrock Foods Company, people come first – our associates, our customers, and the families we serve across the nation. A privately-held, family-owned and -operated Forbes 500 company, Shamrock is an innovator in the food industry and has been since being founded in Arizona in 1922. Shamrock specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of quality food and food-related products through a family of companies, including Shamrock Foods foodservice distribution and Shamrock Farms dairy manufacturing.

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