Import Buyer

Company
Fresh Direct Produce
Location
Vancouver
Contact
jobs@freshdirectproduce.com
Posted On
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:20
Description

IMPORT BUYER


Fresh Direct Produce is a fresh produce importer and distributor, servicing both independent and chain store customers, including Loblaws, T&T, and Walmart.

As one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Fresh Direct Produce has great opportunities for enthusiastic, solutions-driven individuals to join our growing Team! We are currently searching for an: IMPORT PRODUCE BUYER

As an Import Buyer, you will be a key driving influence in our purchasing decisions. With an entrepreneurial attitude, you will be strategically building strong relationships with suppliers and customers while managing produce commodities to meet customers’ needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Prepare annual buying budgets, forecast updates for assigned produce items, and seek strategies for buying and sales opportunities
  • Effectively process claims on a timely basis to ensure the company receives the highest margin from their assigned produce items
  • Effectively process claims on a timely basis to ensure the company receives the highest margin from their assigned produce items
  • Provide strategic assistance for cross selling and/or cross purchasing produce items
  • Assist Accounting in credit control for their suppliers/customers; provide support with credit approvals and credit monitoring

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • College or University graduate (preferable Business or Economics)
  • A minimum of 3 years’ solid hands-on produce industry with experience in buying or selling of speciality produce items
  • Experience in sourcing South Asian and/or Central American produce items
  • Fluent spoken and written English; multilingual is an asset
  • Possess good communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skill
     

Please submit your resume to:

E-mail:           jobs@freshdirectproduce.com 
Phone:          604-631-5619

Thank you for your interest in Fresh Direct Produce!
Creating Fresh Solutions!

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