The primary purpose of a Buyer is to secure the right quantities of local produce at the right price and to set up relationships with farmers, and growers. This position will be required to report to our office in Milpitas, California.
Responsibilities & Duties:
- Negotiate with vendors on product costs, all terms of sales, product quality,
- Purchase products; source everyday items, seasonal items
- Accurately determine timing and quantities to order.
- Investigate cost changes, pursue forward buy opportunities and extended payment terms; follow market conditions on commodity items.
- Exceed or meet sales, margins and financial budgets; monitor and balance inventories.
- Locate new sources of supply
- Interact professionally with buyers, warehousing, operations, Licensee’s and merchandising departments to facilitate proper product flow and handling.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.