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JOB FILLED - Sourcing Specialist

Job Description: 

Position Highlights:

  • Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits
  • Exceptional Team Oriented Culture
  • Casual Attire and all-around FUN place to work!

Position Summary: 

Are you someone who enjoys the fast paced, ever changing produce industry? PRO*ACT is looking for a produce professional to join our team in Monterey as a Sourcing Specialist. As a PRO*ACT Sourcing Specialist you will provide value to distributors by sourcing high-quality products at competitive prices. 

Applying candidates must be a willing participant of a cohesive team, embrace multitasking and have superior communication skills with the utmost attention to detail.


  • Maximize incentive programs by sourcing from respective supplier base; balance incentives with product quality and price to maximize benefits.
  • Source and price P.O.s in a timely manner.
  • Forecast market trends, product quality, availability and seasonal transitions; communicate to internal team and distribution network.
  • Provide sourcing price comparisons as directed by department leadership.
  •  Ensure order fulfillment by utilizing data and reports to hold supplier partners accountable.
  • Network and collaborate with internal team, distributor procurement and sales teams and suppliers to grow business.
  • Build customer loyalty by working within each customer’s parameters (supplier preferences, quality needs, desired prices/incentives and timing requirements) to match them with the suppliers best suited to their needs.
  • Visit suppliers, attend industry events and/or participate i annual sales & procurement conferences.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge and expertise on all assigned products.
  • Serve in “on-call” rotation: manage after-hours emergencies; communicate outcomes and/or additional needs with procurement; manage customer expectations throughout the process.
  • Assist Account Managers as necessary.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ year of produce experience required.
  • Expert level knowledge in at least 1 Produce Commodity required.
  • High level of Customer Service required.
  • Strong team player able to assist other team members when needed required.
  • High level of proficiency with Windows-based product management software required.
  • Ability to flex priorities as needed required.


$100K - $120K
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