Category Coordinator at Pacific Trellis Fruit, LLC. - Joe Produce | Produce Jobs, Produce Careers, Agriculture Jobs, Agriculture Careers

Category Coordinator

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Job Description: 

A diversified, international fresh produce company has a terrific opportunity for a Category Coordinator to join their team in Fresno. The fresh fruit and vegetable industries are rapidly growing and evolving. We are searching for a leader that is willing to tackle a challenge with rewarding experiences, help grow ideas, and become a great team contributor.

What we are looking for:

  • Working on attaining one of the following bachelor's or master's degrees or recent graduate with a degree in, Agriculture, Agriculture Marketing, Food Marketing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, or related field; or equivalent years of experience in marketing, sales, or operations of fresh produce.
  • Independently multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • An appetite to learn quickly in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Detail-oriented approach with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to develop proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, report generation, and analysis.
  • Team Player, assertive, friendly, and effective collaboration, and communication skills required.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to adapt and function effectively in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.


  • Coordinate and support procurement and sourcing activities, with the goal of delivering category performance, value, and supply inventory levels. This role works closely with the Sales, Procurement, Marketing, Operations, Food Safety, and Quality Control departments; and includes critical activities such as inventory analysis, category product status, availability, and inventory management.
  • Learn our operation, products, and industry.
  • Compile and analyze data relating to customer order and pricing trends, industry supply data and market position.
  • Analyze competitive market reports and generate summary/conclusion reports.
  • Support customer inquiries relating to inventory, pricing, and transportation research.
  • Assist the sales team with presentations or campaign-related materials.
  • Proactively communicate findings, ideas, and order statuses.
  • Supports the development of negotiation and sourcing strategies through analysis and opportunity identification within the fruit categories.
  • Understand/apply Quality Control Reports in how they are applied to sales and category related tasks.
  • Support Category Managers by acting as primary conduit for QC and Operations on commodity-based inquiries.
  • Prepare cost analysis, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Proficiently employ programs and project management tools and techniques.
  • Proactively analyze problems and recommend options for strategic execution and tactical category management issues.

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