Buyer Trainee
U.S. Foodservice - Charlotte, NC

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13000693

Employee Status

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Schedule

Regular

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Full-time

Primary Location

NC-Charlotte Metro

Basic Purpose

Purchase products within USF standards to maintain a certain number of turns per year at the best possible price for the best possible product

Description

Make sure products come from corporate approved vendors. Daily review of product movement forecasts based on seasonality, market trends, and probability of anticipated sales. Purchase products within USF standards to maintain a certain number of turns per year at the best possible price for the best possible product. Verify quantity and quality of stock received from manufacturer. Request refunds from vendors to compensate for losses incurred with "dumped and damaged" product. Discontinue and return products to manufacturers that do not sell.

Qualifications

Education (Minimum Needed): Bachelors degree preferred or equivalent 2 - 5 years experience in the foodservice field.

Experience (Minimum Needed): Proficient in using Microsoft Office.

Specialized Knowledge Needed For Performance of Job: Must be organized and have strong communication and negotiation skills

Special Skills: Possess a high degree of diplomacy, tact, tenacity and persistence to deal effectively with suppliers.

Other: Effective communication skills, ideal sense of urgency

Shift

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Day Job

Job Function

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Buyer

Job Level

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Individual Contributor

Travel

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No

U.S. Foodservice is an EEO/AA employer.

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Many restaurant-goers in the US can thank this company for the food on their plates. US Foods (formerly U.S. Foodservice) is the...