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Senior Buyer - Food Service Distribution

Jobot Montebello, CA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Top National Food Distribution company with limitless growth potential is seeking 3 Senior Buyers ASAP! $75K+ Base Salary with Bonuses!

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Salary: $45,000 - $85,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are one of the top food and beverage companies in the United States and GROWING exponentially. If you are looking for a long-term home with a limitless upward growth opportunity, please apply!

Why join us?

  • Great company to professionally grow within
  • Casual dress-code
  • Amazing benefits
  • Firm belief in promoting within the company

Job Details

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, plan and organize work activities, analyze and disseminate information, and manage work time efficiently.
Ability to manage the pressures and stress associated with a deadline-oriented atmosphere and customer service issues.
Excellent computer skills and have a working knowledge of programs such as Microsoft Word, and Excel.
Considerable working knowledge merchandising principles, and term negotiation techniques; product lines sold by and the foodservice market/industry; program development and management; management principles including developing objectives, projecting and managing under a budget, evaluation department operations, and supervising and motivating employees; practices associated with inventory control; necessary inter-department communications related to certain promotion and vendor term negotiation activities; credit terms and general finance terminology and concepts; basic account principles and book-keeping activities.
Profitability management, including margin management, logistic reviews, agreement reviews, and approvals.
Manage inventory, obsolete inventory, DSO (day sales outstanding), PO (purchase order) creation and documentation, settlements, and spoilage and shrink to achieve goals.
Negotiating pricing and programs with new and current vendors on items and earned income to maximize customer satisfaction and inventory needs.
Review current vendors and/or search for new vendors to ensure product needs and competitive pricing.
Works with the Sales team to determine the product needs of customers to help sustain and grow new business.
Trains Sales team on product details and pricing.
Facilitates samples and manages promotions.
Market knowledge of the cost of products and sets our costs.
Assist with sales cost determination and communicates pricing to Sales management and VP (vice president) of Merchandising.
Aids in maintaining vendor master files by attaining HHA and COI forms to compile with policies and procedures.


Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University.

2-5 years of Merchandising experience.

Professional Skills
Effectively explores alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities
Compares data from different sources to draw conclusions
Uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; takes actions that are consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills.
Conveys information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps audiences understand and retain the message.
Monitors the results of delegations, assignments, or projects, considering the skills, knowledge, and experience of the assigned individual and the characteristics of the assignment or project.
Identifies opportunities and takes action to build strategic relationships across departments or teams to help achieve business goals.
Establishes clear courses of actions for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
Effectively communicates changes and progress.
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk and hear.
The employee may have to lift to 20 pounds.
Specific vision abilities that may be required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
Work Environment
The work environment varies between office, warehouse, and field locations. This includes, but is not limited to: various outdoor and indoor climates and driving conditions.
Primarily in an office environment.

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