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Procurement Buyer

Job Title:
Procurement Buyer
Job Description:
PFS is searching for a buyer that will coordinate and identify suppliers of product, negotiate price and quantity terms and establish long-term contracts to ensure adequate supply of high quality products for Foodservice Distribution at competitive prices. Maintain established service levels for product in-stock. Assist with special order requests. Interact productively on a regular basis with Sales, Customer Service, Operations, and Logistics. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and performs any duty assigned to best serve the company.
Select vendors based upon their ability to provide a continuous supply of product; overall service level; responsiveness to the market as shown through product innovation; quality and value of product; relationships with competitors; and their understanding of the marketplace.
Maintain relationships with vendors by resolving problems with invoicing, product, or delivery to ensure quality service and longevity of relationships.
Select product based upon application to our market, product performance, alternate sources of supply, and overall reputation of vendor. Always take into account the Corporate and Local Programs and Partnerships that are within the purchasing decision tree.
Negotiate prices and quantities ordered based upon customer orders, economic order point (volume discount vs. efficient utilization of warehousing space), promotion of product, and overall market conditions. Ultimately responsible for the inventory levels, service levels, growth, and the financial outcomes of the lines you will manage.
Negotiate long-term contracts based upon same considerations and need for continuous supply.
Service distribution centers for emergency situations through obtaining product and delivery on an expedient basis.
Provides product and pricing information to sales force and make recommendations regarding pricing structure for product lines based upon volume and margin considerations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Job Location:
Cairo, Georgia (GA)
1st Shift
Full Time / Part Time:
Full Time
EEO Statement:
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 .
Required Qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED
2-3 years? experience purchasing or
3-4 years? experience in the cheese and/or produce industries or related fields that would allow for extensive knowledge of the produce and/or cheese fields
Performance Foodservice
Job Category:
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor?s Degree: Business, supply chain or related area
3 - 4 years purchasing or related area within foodservice industry and
4-6 years? experience in the cheese and produce industries or related fields that would allow for extensive knowledge of the produce and cheese industries
Company Description:
Performance Foodservice, PFG?s broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.

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