Rich Products Corporation Bid Analyst, Schools/Commodities Job in Buffalo, New York

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values. That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy. Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .


Support the execution of the FSD’s School annual business plan with responsibilities for bid management and commodity processing . This includes: bid management, support and training for both RPC and broker School managers.

Support K – 12 segment with ongoing training of USDA regulations, policies along with states standards and regulations; manage training and process of record keeping (Processor Link) is performed properly.



  • Process school district broker bids with 100% accuracy

  • approves bids w/in Director, Sales (K-12) guidelines

  • escalates to Director, Sales (K-12) when outside guidelines

  • Directly managing the bid process by interfacing with Tier 1 and 2 school districts level and distributor contacts where warranted.

  • Manage the commodity allocation by drawing down balances and executing to States requirements/regulations

  • Ensure associates and brokers respond to bids within submission deadlines

  • Process sales deals for all bids won and ensure brokers do the same for their respective bids

  • Support projects utilizing Interflex and Bid award to better capture market share to grow base business and secure new business

  • Attend key state bid meetings and industry events


  • Evaluate market conditions, competitive intelligence to successfully deploy right pricing for school year in conjunction with K-12 sales leadership, category marketing and trade strategy

Administration and Training

  • Generates monthly, quarterly K-12 segment performance for Director, Sales (K-12) review/decisions - this is for both commodities and school bids

  • Act as a contact for Processor Link (Fidelis):

  • Support customer projects utilizing Processor Link (Fidelis) to better capture market share to grow base business and secure new business

  • Train brokers and associates on commodities and state processes

  • Support trainings (on commodity process) and new product launches (SEPDS/USDA approval) to grow and create new volume


  • Bachelor’s degree required (in business management, finance, economics, marketing or related field)

  • 2+ years of experience in a customer facing role with proven problem solving skills and proven experience in solid application of attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment with fluctuating volume in workload and ability to meet tight deadlines; demonstrated ability to be flexible

  • Demonstrated basic analytical skills

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills to include strong presentation skills

  • Strong PC proficiency to include comprehensive Microsoft Office software competency including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Intermediate Excel user (experience in SAP related to invoicing components and orders, SDS and Blacksmith a plus)

  • Ability to travel as needed to support School Segment, Division Meetings/Food Shows/Industry Events

Rich Products Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Rich Products Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Rich Products Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Date: Tue, 14 11 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Location: Buffalo,NY

Company: Rich Products Corporation

Job ID: 16641