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BCPMA Job Posting

Summer 2018

Produce Buyer

BC Fresh Vegetables

Full Time

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Description

BCfresh is a100% grower-owned and operated, premier provider of locally-grown vegetables across Western Canada and the United States. BCfresh is looking for a career minded individual to join our team as Produce Buyer. In this position, you will be responsible for sourcing product from local growers and customer allocation. The right candidate would be resourceful, self-motivated and driven and even if they may not have all the experience listed below, we are looking for someone with the right mindset and attitude. You must be hands-on and willing to undertake all tasks necessary to get the job done. Located in Delta, BC the job will be split about 80% office and 20% warehouse, with occasional farm visits.

Duties

Purchase and replenish product

- Develop and maintain vendor partnership and programs.

- Perform regular quality checks and act as a contact person for quality problems, and specifications. 

- Communicate with other departments and growers on all aspects of supply availability, pricing, and quality concerns. 

- Communicate with transportation and custom brokers as needed.

- Coordinate deliveries with vendor and maintain optimal inventory and product quality.

- Provide input and assistance in establishing pricing guidelines and maintain sales plus gross profit expectations.

Qualification

- Experience in similar role

- Experience in Agriculture, Warehouse and/or Produce industry preferred.

- Effective organizational, interpersonal, communication and writing skills. 

- Ability to direct and handle multiple tasks, prioritize and act with a sense of urgenc

- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

- Must have core computer competencies including an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office.

- Experience in working with computerized accounting/warehouse softwar

- Must be trustworthy and have the ability to handle sensitive matter with the utmost confidentiality.

- Must be able to lift 50lbs as part of quality control.

 


Contact  Us

- Phone: (604)-946-3139 / Fax: (604)-946-2924

- Email: monica@bcfresh.ca

- Address: 7330 Churchill Street, Delta, BC, V4K 0B4