Purchasing Manager
Job Opportunity at Bio Partners Search Group, LLC

Posted on Nov 1

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Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4145631

Job Title:   Procurement Manager, Produce
Company:  Foodservice Distributor
Location:  Louisiana
Reports To:  Director of Purchasing & QA
Compensation:  $70K-$85K. plus bonus and benefits
Relocation assistance provided.
Job Requirements:                                       
  • 10+ years of experience in the procurement of produce, preferably in a foodservice distribution environment.
  • Two to five plus years of supervisory and team development experience.
  • Ability to procure in constantly changing demand and inventory position situations.
  • In-depth knowledge of the produce industry including commodity sources, growing regions, standard industry practices, food safety requirements and supply chain logistics.
Job Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of current produce markets.
  • Supervise three Buyers
  • Utilize knowledge of current markets to optimize buying opportunities and profits.
  • Manage inventory to match supply with demand.
  • Obtain product at optimal pricing.
  • Conduct research for new products and present them to management.
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