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Buyer - Fife

Company name
Food Services of America

Fife, WA, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Oct 02,2019

Valid Through
Jan 15,2020

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This individual will be responsible for all procurement and inventory management of disposables items, working closely with the category manager.

Maintain a customer centered focus at all times
Work closely with the category manager and sales team to help anticipate customer needs and communicate any issues that may impact our customers in a timely manner
Purchase and manage inventory for 3 distribution centers
Proficiently utilize the Evant/DPR buying system, maintaining sales forecasts and correctly performing all item and vendor maintenance
Manage relationships with vendors and brokers, ensuring our service expectations are met
Answer purchasing or vendor related questions from all other associates, including sales associates and operations personnel
Manage inventory efficiently, ensuring proper product flow and days on hand
Monitor inventory closely to prevent aged inventory
Oversee multiple, customer specific programs relating to private print products
Expedite late orders as needed
Oversee \just in time\ program for non-stock products
Other duties as assigned.  



High School Diploma or GED required, college degree preferred
Great communications skills are critical to success in this job.  Candidates MUST be outstanding communicators and be able to work with many different types of individuals, sometimes under pressure and time constraints
Purchasing experience in the food industry preferred
Product knowledge helpful,but not necessary
Computer literacy essential, including MS Office product; experience with replenishment software (especially Evant/DPR) and ERP software preferred
Great time management skills and ability to organize and prioritize heavy workload required
Ability to pass a background check and drug screen.

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