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3 Jun 2020

Northeast Produce Buyer – Northeast

Posted by Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #36519

A well established and reputable produce distributor is seeking a Produce Buyer to join their team. This position will manage assigned produce categories which includes maintaining adequate stock and quality levels; maintain vendor compliance with regards to product specifications, food safety, service level and cost. The ideal candidate must be analytical, able to work under high amounts of pressure, and enjoy finding the best strategy to efficiently manage their portion of the supply chain.

Qualifications:  

  • 5 years produce procurement experience
  • FOB buying experience is required
  • Experience in produce terminal markets, a plus
  • General understanding of produce, distribution and warehousing procedures preferred
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Must properly handle confidential information
  • Must have solid computer skills
  • Produce Pro knowledge is a plus

Compensation: DOE, Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, relocation assistance.

Please contact Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Buying, Procurement. Job Types: Northeast. Job expires in Endless.

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