Wholesale Buyer

Title: Wholesale Buyer

We are looking for a dynamic and skilled individual to join our purchasing department as a wholesale buyer. The ideal candidate will have experience in ethnic foods and trends. Specifically Hispanic and Middle Eastern. Candidate will negotiate with suppliers in regard to pricing and work to keep the cost to our clients reasonable.


Job Responsibilities

  • Procure wholesale products and supplies through vendors in various locations.
  • Discuss pricing with the vendor and reach an agreement that includes discounts for volume orders, shipping incentives and other reasonable costs within the company’s budget
  • Choose products to offer that meet the needs of the company’s customers by carefully reviewing potential items and remaining in touch with trends / demographic information.
  • Collaborate with management to determine pricing strategies.
  • Meet with vendors and discuss potential product needs or custom ideas to help differentiate the brand.

Job Skills & Qualifications

  • 3-5 or more years of experience in purchasing
  • Ability to negotiate pricing and shipping details with vendors
  • Experience with Hispanic / Middle Eastern foods, wholesalers, grocers or restaurants.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

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