Produce buyer with talent for service level and inventory control. Strong knowledge of commodities and quality control. Communicative and team-oriented with proficiency in Itrade,word,excel,retalix,biceps,outlook. Proven history of fostering urgency to meet team, individual and management objectives. Hardworking and reliable buyer with strong ability in negotiation. Offering communication, adaptability and problem solving. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.
. Tagged by Mark Young and Ed Corvelo to learn the buying process and cover some medical and personal leave for some of the other buyers. Turned out to be long term and a great experience for me.
. Covered many commodities during this period including Stone fruit, grapes, melons, pumpkins, all berries, wet veg, non perishables, packaged salads and bakery and service deli .
. Maintained a high service level and proper inventory control on all commodities while negotiating with vendors for best cost for our profit.
. Maintained a good relationship with all vendors and had constant knowledge of market conditions and costs.
. Was not afraid to step out of box on preferred vendors for certain commodities to lower costs and increase profitability, example 12 ct artichokes that I procured from another vendor for the season that was a real boost in profitability in that category.
My most important accomplishment is raising 2 sons who have become 2 quality young men.
Job Titles Held: