Produce Buyer


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Job Description: 
The Produce Buyer will purchase and expedite incoming and outgoing orders to meet customer demands. The qualified candidate must be able to drive improvements in the purchasing processes toward quality and shorter lead time.
Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Explore sourcing alternatives and new products
  • Maintains proper ordering procedures according to company policy to ensure effective inventory control to maximize sales and turnover, and to minimize over and under stock levels
  • Communicate consistently and effectively with internal and external partners to develop and maintain programs
  • Work closely with the team to ensure we are obtaining the right products, at the best value available, at the best cost
  • Partner with sales and operations teams to support new product/new customer sales
  • Work with existing and new vendors, negotiate Marketing Programs
  • Act as a liaison to Greco customers and other departments within the company
  • Evaluates current and prospective suppliers to determine supply capabilities, transportation logistics inventory control and management
  • Negotiates pricing and contract terms
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications: 
  • Associates Degree, minimum, Bachelor’s Degree, preferred
  • 5 or more years’ of food service-related buying experience
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills
  • Strong analytical and quantitative ability
  • Demonstrated solid working knowledge of Microsoft Applications, including Word & Excel (including spreadsheets)
  • Superior organizational skills


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Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.


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