Buyer

Nov 09 2019
ALTRES Office |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description

Large food service distributor is seeking a Buyer for a full-time position in Honolulu. The Buyer will be responsible for analyzing order information to purchase the highest quality merchandise at the best possible price.

 

Candidates must have excellent analytical and negotiation skills and be highly motivated. Previous experience as a buyer is highly preferred. 

 

Addit​ional Responsibilities:

 

  • Source vendors and visit suppliers, plants, and distribution centers.
  • Maintain and review records of items purchased, costs, delivery, and product performance.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods arrive on time. Follow-up on undelivered goods.
  • Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services.
  • Observe inventory levels and communicate demand spikes or reductions with management.
  • Perform all related duties as required.

 

Required Education and Qualifications:

 

  • At least 1 year experience as a buyer (preferably in the food industry) desired.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and vendors.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency using Microsoft Office and Salesforce. Ability to quickly and effectively learn new software.
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills required.