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Buyer - Perishable items

Company: Performance Food Group
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Buyer is responsible for purchasing items for wholesale/distribution, ensuring the items are at the highest quality possible and are at the volume and dollar amount specified when ordered. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Position Responsibilities:
--- Monitor inventory to ensure product quality and turnover for maximum return on investment.
--- Monitor and maintain product gross margins relative to targeted profit goals.
--- May purchase propriety items.
--- Ensure products purchased are at the highest quality possible.
--- Work closely with vendors, brokers/suppliers.
--- Must be familiar with products and market trends.
--- Ability to handle multiple priorities.
--- Other projects or duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:--- A high school diploma or GED.
--- 1+ years buyer level foodservice experience.
--- Must be organized with excellent communications skills and can effectively solve problems in a fast-paced environment.
--- Must be detailed oriented, organized, self motivated, dedicated to customer service, and able to multi-task with tight deadlines; possess the ability to understand how to obtain company goals, and remain calm under pressure.
--- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
--- This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.Preferred Qualifications:--- A high school diploma or GED.
--- 1+ years buyer level foodservice experience.
--- Must be organized with excellent communications skills and can effectively solve problems in a fast-paced environment.
--- Must be detailed oriented, organized, self motivated, dedicated to customer service, and able to multi-task with tight deadlines; possess the ability to understand how to obtain company goals, and remain calm under pressure.
--- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
--- This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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