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JOB FILLED - Procurement Coordinator

Job Description: 

Who are we?

Fresh Alliance, a Buyers Edge Platform brand, provides procurement services to distributors and foodservice operators with over 50+ years of experience in the fresh category. They procure products directly from 100+ premium grower/shippers and fresh processors, to deliver the best in quality and price. With a commitment to freshness, streamlined logistics, and k-12 services, Fresh Alliance redefines the industry standard, delivering a comprehensive solution and leverages high performance contracts supported by a wide variety of clients. Fresh Alliance is an integral part of the Fresh Division as it directly works with both Fresh Concepts and Produce Alliance providing a direct sourcing and contracting resources to their end user customers. 

We are looking for an organized and detail-oriented Procurement Coordinator who can contribute to the achievement of sales goals by supporting sales representatives, fostering good relationships with customer and shippers, and accurately coordinating loading and billing. Problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize takes are critical for success.   

This position is based out of our Salinas, CA office on a hybrid schedule. We are unable to offer work sponsorship for this role.

Your impact:

  • Help our team increase sales and meet goals
  • Execute the day-to-day buying on contract, including but not limited to order entry, cross-checking order confirmations, and making necessary revisions
  • Front-facing with customers in communicating difficult situations concerning an ever-changing market with hundreds of distributors
  • Work with growers to ensure accurate loading
  • Field phone calls and emails to assist with truck needs or loading issues
  • Enter claims into the system and follow up on addressing, resolving, and closing out all claims in a timely manner

About you:

  • 1+ years(s) of industry experience preferred
  • Excel experience required
  • High attention to detail
  • Good follow-through and organizational skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

What's in this for you?

Amazing coverages to start. Medical, dental, and vision coverages are just the beginning! We also offer ancillary plans, such as flexible spending accounts for both health and dependent care, critical illness, accident, and voluntary life as well as company paid life and long-term-disability plans! On top of this, we also offer a 401(k) plan with company match.

Invest in your success:

We will provide you with a thorough training and development program; and offer competitive compensation.

Live well = Work well. Relax with our Personal Responsibility
Paid Time Off policy where you don’t have to accrue time off in order to take it!

We welcome all.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.


$55 - 70k based on experience
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