Buyer - Food

  • San Antonio, TX
  • $70,000 - $90,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Ashley Elm
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A bit about us:

One of the largest food processors in Texas. We have been delivering the highest quality products to our customers for over thirty years.

Why join us?

Do you want to grow with an established and trusted company? We offer great career paths.

Job Details

Primary duties include but are not limited to:
  • Adheres to purchasing policies, processes and procedures.
  • Carries out warehouse and inventory control policies and procedures.
  • Uses knowledge of material work planning and methods engineering processes and procedures to coordinate product deliveries.
  • Negotiates best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements.
  • Design and implement the sourcing strategy of fresh produce.
  • Supplier performance and relationship management.
  • Manages procurement initiatives, including cost reduction levers.
  • Compiles records and reports.
  • Purchases materials, which involves planning purchasing requirements and placing Pos.
  • Manages the day-to-day interaction with suppliers, including providing feedback to vendors and managing disputes.
  • Assists other departments when required.
  • Reviews requisitions.
  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Prepares and executes bid requests & RFPs.
  • Receives and contacts vendors to find out status of orders.
  • Contacts vendors with discrepancies with quantity and quality.
  • Interfaces with all departments and resolves problems and issues as necessary.
  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
  • Helps develop the company’s inventory tracking system and maintain inventory levels aligned with company policies.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, food, engineering business or related disciplines.
  • Minimum 3 years’ prior experience in fresh produce buying (fruits or vegetables) or demonstrated knowledge skills.
  • Experience in fresh produce buying (fruits or vegetables) is required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
San Antonio, TX
Job Type
$70,000 - $90,000