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Job Details for the Produce Procurement Professional Position

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Company Name:  
Job ID:  6814-PCC
Job Listing Information:
Job Title: Produce Procurement Professional
Reports To:
Industry Category: Foodservice
Job Function: Buying/Purchasing
Description: Our client is a fast paced growing company dedicated to providing the best to their customers and employees.

A Central Pennsylvania based foodservice distributor specializing in fresh foods is seeking a Produce Procurement professional with knowledge of the Pennsylvania market with strong opening skills, excellent presentation skills, strong negotiation skills and a desire to succeed. Experience in the foodservice sector is preferred, but not mandatory. The candidate must possess good oral & written communication skills, and computer skills in all Microsoft applications is desired.

The successful candidate should have:

  • 5-10 years experience in produce procurement.
  • Excellent marketing, organizational, analytical, negotiating and oral & written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in the fresh foods industry.
  • Ability to be a strategic thinker and innovative planner by creatively building relationships and utilizing resources.
  • Ability to remain flexible in a dynamic work environment.
  • Excellent computer skills a must.
  • A college degree or equivalent is desired.
  • Self-motivated, desire to achieve positive results.

    Duties Include:

  • Provide precise, accurate market information to clients and sales team.
  • Be receptive and open to innovative technology and utilize available systems to their capacity.
  • Be a team player and assist your fellow coworkers when needed.
  • Source best quality product and price available.
  • Market product to sales team and customers.
  • Coordinate transportation from start to finish, ensuring timely arrival.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all produce markets.
  • Maintain daily communication with operating companies and co-workers to keep them posted on any market changes.
  • Practice good organizational skills and time management.
Country: United States
State: PA
Region: Northeast
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary Range: Min:$60,000 Max:$80,000
Medical Plan: Yes
Dental Plan: Yes
Retirement Plan: No
401K: Yes
Car Allowance: No
Bonus: Yes
Commission: No
Relocation: TBD
Job Contact Information:
Title: Mrs.
First Name: Jennifer
Last Name: Mazza
Email Address:
Phone & Extension: 317-870-9000
Address: 4582 NW Plaza
City: Zionsville
State: Indiana
ZIP: 46077
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