Produce Buyer

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Job Description: 

L.A. Specialty Produce Co., headquartered in Southern California, is a leading foodservice distributor curating a full line of fresh produce and specialty foods, with sales of over $450M. LA Specialty and our 850+ employees work hard to take care of our customers throughout California, Nevada and Arizona.

We are a rapidly growing company offering opportunities to work with some of the most respected and exciting leaders in the food service industry.

We are currently looking for an experienced individual to fill the position of Produce Buyer at our Corporate Headquarters located in Santa Fe Springs, CA. In this position you will be responsible for the purchasing of Fresh Produce.

In addition to a competitive salary compensation includes, training, a bonus program, and a 100% employer paid family medical benefit package. If you think want to be part of an innovative supply chain team, please apply today!

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Generate and enter Purchase Orders into system.
  • Select, develop, and maintain a competent supplier partnership base/network.
  • Resolve poor product quality issues, delivery issues, set up returned authorizations, invoice discrepancies and expedite orders as needed.
  • Maintain optimum levels of inventory.
  • Develop effective and efficient working relationships with supply chain.
  • Manage transportation of goods into multiple distributions centers.
  • Some Purchasing or order placement experience.
  • Passion for foods.
  • 4 Year degree preferred.

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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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