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Buyer and Procurement Jobs

Produce buyers have a genuine love of produce. They know their product, and they know the markets. The main responsibility of a produce buyer is to source fresh produce at the best price while maintaining the highest of quality and food safety standards. They meet or exceed cost and delivery goals, and establish long term business relations with customers and suppliers.

A successful buyer must have strong buying and negotiating skills, excellent computer skills, be a great communicator, have a positive attitude, be resilient, and be able to work with diverse personalities.

They also will be able to thrive in a high energy workplace and will possess characteristics of good salesmanship to include a combination of aggressiveness, friendliness and honesty. A produce buyer is often times “the face” of their company with vendors, and therefore should reflect a positive and ethical character at all times.

Some job titles you might see in this career field are: Produce Buyer, Produce Procurement Specialist, Produce Broker and Commodity Director.

 
Brooklyn, New York

Berry Distribution's picture
Description: The Berry Distribution company is a wholesale distributor specializing in fruits and vegetables. Berry Distribution is located in Brooklyn, New York. The company has experienced tremendous success as a result of its tireless dedication to p...
Cincinnati, Ohio

Caruso Logistics's picture
Description: For four generations, Caruso, Inc. has been distributing a variety of products, primarily fresh produce. Caruso’s rich history positions us as a leader in quality, service and innovation. Our diversified trucking fleet and food grade warehouses has enabl...
Salinas, California

Markon's picture
Description: Would you like to positively affect people through increased fresh fruit and vegetable consumption? Work for a company with a culture that values teamwork, loyalty, and a commitment to excellence? If so, then we would like to talk to you.
 
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Salinas, California

Tanimura & Antle's picture
Description: Tanimura & Antle is an employee owned Company and the industry leader of fresh produce for over 37 years. Tanimura & Antle attributes its success to our loyal and dedicated employees and our future is brighter than ever. Tanimura and Antle owns 27,000...
Englewood, New Jersey

Confidential - Englewood NJ's picture
Description: Specialty Produce is our forte. Whether it's fresh-cut juniper berries strawberries, we have the farmer relationships to get the product from the field to your table.

We have an immediate opening for an experienced produce buyer to join our...
Los Angeles, California

Maui Fresh International's picture
Description: Maui Fresh International is a wholesaler and distributor of fruits and vegetables for local and national customers since 2004.  Maui offers a wide range of produce year-round and specializes in peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, egg...
Los Angeles, California

Harvest Sensations's picture
Description: The Sourcing Category Manager is expected to consistently deliver measurable and strategic goals to enable an ongoing, continuous supply chain of HS products. The Sourcing Category Manager must also collaborate effectively both internally and with suppliers. O...
Hollister, California

Berry People, LLC's picture
Description: Berry People is a year-round, full-line shipper of organic and conventional berries and avocados, and owner of the Berry People® and Avo People® brands.  Headquartered in Hollister, California, the company’s ownership and key alliance partne...
Phoenix, Arizona

Greco and Sons Arizona's picture
Description: Greco and Sons takes pride in its vast product line of the most recognized quality brands in the market while providing exceptional service levels and affordability to restaurants, pizzerias, hotels, country clubs, quick serve establishments, bars, school...
Oceanside, California

LIV Organic Produce's picture
Description: LIV ORGANIC PRODUCE is a produce sales organization partnering with small to medium sized family farms to bring the finest organic produce to market. This partnership allows our growers to focus on growing while LIV focuses on selling their products to na...
Salinas, California

Duda Farm Fresh Foods's picture
Description: For nearly 100 years, Duda Farm Fresh Foods has been a leading grower, shipper, processor and marketer of fresh vegetables and citrus. Known for their superior celery, over the years the company has expanded their facilities to accommodate recent developments...

Confidential - Oklahoma's picture
Description: We are a dynamic and innovative company built on principles, values, and lessons learned from decades in the fresh produce industry. We are dedicated to a culture of embracing and celebrating our team, our suppliers, and our customers. We are passionate a...
Windemere, Florida

Fresh Express's picture
Description: To meet the growing hunger for fresh, healthy salads, Fresh Express created the very first ready-to-eat packaged Garden Salad available in grocery stores nationwide in 1989. It was this same pioneering spirit and dedication to freshness that has "greened...
Salinas, California

Confidential - Salinas's picture
Description: We are a California based grower and seller of conventional and organic fresh lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower and other vegetables.  In business for over 35 years, we are one of the most respected grower/packer/shippers in the industry.

We n...
Bronx, New York

D'Arrigo Bros. Company of New York, Inc.'s picture
Description: Job Brief 
We are looking for an experienced produce buyer that is ready to step into an already well-established but steadily expanding fruit department.

Description
Come join a fast-growing 4th generation family owned busine...