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Rockville Centre, NY

Date Posted: October 2, 2017
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 283598

Job Description

Well-established food distributor located near Rockville Centre, NY seeks a Produce Buyer.

The successful candidate must have 3+ years of experience procuring PERISHABLE PRODUCE.

Main functions include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for the profitable procurement and timely delivery of products
  • Provide supply chain/inventory management for promotionally active categories and corresponding financial accountabilities
  • Obtain best possible product costs, quality and service at all times
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with vendors, store operations and distribution center and division office personnel
  • Other functions as needed

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 plus years of Purchasing/Procurement experience in industry
  • Understanding of perishable procurement
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills; ability to take initiative and make fact-based decisions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer aptitude in MS Office Suite

Salary commensurate with experience + benefits