Position Summary: The fresh buyer is responsible for sourcing and keeping us in-stock on the best fresh food produce, meat, seafood, deli, and/or fine cheese as well as originating new ideas and relationships that will keep shoppers coming back.
We are a small, close-knit team that is working hard to make great food easier to get on a moment's notice. This job will work across 3 locations in Long Island City, NY; East Williamsburg, NY; and Manhattan.
Above all, the right candidate will be someone who:
If you are a go-getter who loves food and wants to change the way New Yorkers buy food, we'd love to hear from you!
Seek out new and exciting products and create and negotiate price bids.
Monitor and adjust selling prices based on overstocks, vendor specials, cost changes
Communicate to internal customers on order status and ensure proper approval for all orders
Adjust order volumes based on buy-in opportunities, vendor stock issues, seasonal fluctuations
Validate vendor invoices to ensure correct purchasing price
Follow up with vendors on product deliveries, out of stock issues, pricing issues
Confirm products are received timely and accurately
One (1) year of experience in food or e-commerce
Experienced with Microsoft products (Word, PowerPoint VBA a plus)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent listening and verbal communication skills
Proven organizational and time management skills
Enjoys operating in a fast-paced, team environment under time constraints