Carrollwood Prepared Foods Buyer

Whole Foods Tampa , FL 33602

Posted 1 week ago

Order, replenish, and merchandise products and participate in regional and national sales promotions.Responsibilities

  • Replenish products through proper buying procedures

  • Ensure product orders are timely and accurate to monitor inventory turns

  • Ensure the product mix meets varied customer dietary needs and requests

  • Review monthly menus and adjust buying accordingly to accommodate any changes

  • Provide outstanding customer service; ensure customer needs are met in a timely fashion

  • Monitor product quality and freshness and ensure proper rotation or product

  • Maintain accurate department signage and pricing

  • Build displays according to movement, promotions, profitability, value and regional guidance

  • Participate in regional and national sales promotions

  • Oversee customer special order process

  • Follow department procedures for preparing, storing, rotating, and stocking of product

  • Maintain and monitor department waste, spoilage, and transfer logs

  • Maintain a clean and well organized work area

  • Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • High energy, enthusiastic, and displays an affinity for our products, core values, and company philosophy

  • Ability to understand and convey to others the differentiating factors about our products

  • Ability to follow directions and established procedures

  • Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness

  • Ability to sell proactively

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic math skills

  • Strong organization skills

  • Basic proficiency with computer applications and programs including email, Microsoft Office, and operations related applications

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

Desired Work Experiences

  • 1+ years of Buying/Merchandising

  • Team Oriented

  • Customer Service Focus

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.


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