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JOB FILLED - Junior Buyer

Job Description: 

ProPacific Fresh is seeking a Junior Buyer to join their team in Durham, CA.

Primary Objectives:

  • Provide comprehensive clerical support for all Departmental functions
  • Ongoing Vendor and Product master-file maintenance
  • Learn buyer duties and serve as back-up as needed
  • Learn and actively manage assigned categories 


  • Complete assigned tasks as directed in a timely and professional manner
  • PO Maintenance as directed i.e. costing, pricing, and confirmation 
  • PPF Production - Costing and Inventory Management
  • Effectively report, analyze and communicate product voids as well as daily inventory aging to Procurement Team
  • Manage specific vendor relationships and product categories as assigned
  • Perform product master file maintenance in conjunction with the Marketing and Sales teams
  • Special Order processing
  • Vacation coverage
  • Consistently adhere to all established company protocols and procedures.
  • Contribute to general sales office functions on an as needed basis.
  • Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge and competency of ERP, WMS, and Outlook,
  • Will contribute to the overall success and continued evolution of ProPacific Fresh by creatively adding value to the organization whether indicated within these job duties or not.
  • Will partake in tasks assigned that are outside the scope of this job description, but within the capabilities of the employee. 


  • Must have some experience in procurement or purchasing; preferably in perishable goods.
  • Maintains a high level of competency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Able to manage time efficiently and meet deadlines, often adjusting in accordance to evolving priorities.
  • Accomplish an appropriate volume of work under normal conditions.
  • Able to quickly define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Functions effectively within a collaborative team environment.
  • Self-motivated with a passion for success and growth

Our ideal Junior Buyer…..

  • is a fierce competitor.
  • cultivates long term customer relationships.
  • has superior interpersonal skills and the ability to drive sales growth.
  • has excellent organization, prioritization, time management and communication skills.
  • maintains high levels of communication with all other departments.
  • is a problem solver and offers solutions.
  • contributes positively to company morale and is a consummate team player.
  • willingly exerts extra effort when necessary to get the jobdone.
  • is driven by excellence.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work is performed in an office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have the ability to maintain active customer and employee communication on the phone or in person; access, input and retrieve information from the computer system; enter alpha-numeric data into a computerized system often while listening on the telephone.

  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking.
  • Frequently subject to repetitive motion such as typing, data entry and vision to monitor.
  • Occasionally subject to bending, reaching, kneeling, stooping and lifting up to 25 pounds.
$18-$20 Hourly
Confidential Job: 

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