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Purchasing Agent / Produce Buyer

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Job Description: 

We are your trusted culinary partner, delivering ingredients for life since 1988. Because when you grow, we grow!

We believe in the philosophy of fresh. Rooted in homegrown service we grow partnerships that fuel our community.

We are looking for the BEST OF THE BEST!! Peddler's Son is a well-established Produce and Provisions Distributor serving the State of Arizona.

We’re looking for a motivated and energetic Purchasing Agent / Produce Buyer with row crop experience and knowledge to join our team. If you're experienced and ready to step into this position, we would love to hear from you.

The primary role of this position is the replenishment of produce for resale to both retail and food service customers. In addition, this position handles the negotiation of costs, sourcing, vendor selection and meeting of budgeted financial expectations.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of Purchasing experience in Produce.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, able to work with software such as Microsoft Office, and inventory/ordering software
  • Extensive produce product knowledge, including production, distribution, seasonal availability, advances, and trends.
  • Working knowledge of logistics and freighting.

We offer a competitive compensation package, and a great place to work with a well established and stable company.

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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