Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 7:38 PM
Recipe for Success The Assistant Buyer for Produce will assist with the process of buying and merchandising that support a dynamic and rapidly growing team within FreshDirects Merchandising Group. The ideal candidate for this role must be able to occasionally work a Sunday - Thursday schedule.Responsible for the daily purchasing of highly perishable productMonitors and replenishes inventory while managing margin and scrapGrows sales of sub-categories via merchandising and promotional strategySome responsibility for online merchandising and marketing, including building and activating new productsPerforms reporting and analysis, leveraging FreshDirects business intelligence systemsKey ingredientsBachelors Degree in related discipline and/or demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities through previous experience and/or educationZero - two years (0-2) years experience in buying, procurement, or replenishment responsibilitiesMust be able to keep a flexible work scheduleFood industry knowledge and/or passion for food is helpfulProficient in Excel / MS Office suiteAttention to detail, including an analytical approach to problemsComfortable multitasking, in a fast paced, dynamic and changing environmentProven ability to be creative, resourceful, pro-active and innovativeOutstanding and proven written and verbal communication skillsMust be detail orientated with optimal organizational skills; with a focus on teamwork, project management and follow-upExperience with SAP or like ERP system a plusWARNING: Our food is processed in a facility that does not contain people who are toxic, rude, disrespectful, arrogant, egotistical, self-promoting, inconsiderate, or mean-spirited.Who is FreshDirect?FreshDirect is a food tech company and the Northeast's leading online fresh food grocer, delivering directly to customers throughout seven states, including the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, and the greater DC metropolitan area. FreshDirect is committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce, and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers, and farmers. In 2016, FreshDirect expanded its portfolio in NYC with the launch of FoodKick, an on-demand business that caters to the needs of urban dwellers with a curated selection of fresh food, alcohol, and essentialsall delivered within an hour. Launched in 2002, FreshDirect is a privately held company headquartered in Long Island City, NY. For more information, visit www.freshdirect.com or www.foodkick.com.Why choose FreshDirect?We are an innovative Food Technology company offering an environment where you can grow a career and feed your future and have fun while doing it! Great people deserve great benefits and we go above and beyond!Wait, theres more! Check out our #workperks:Working here is pretty much as cool as youd imagine - lots of food, lots of energy, and a whole lot of happy hours.Flexible and generous PTO plan20% discount on FreshDirect and FoodKick plus an employee at-cost food program (FD Market)Thirsty Thursdays, book club, monthly birthday breakfasts, and other happy hoursWellness programs like weekly meditation, yoga, and Zumba, and monthly manicures and massagesMonthly Lunch & Learns covering things like The Very Best Cheese and WineWe have a 24-hour shuttle service that runs back and forth to the subwayWe offer up to $5000 per hire as a referral bonusSummer barbecues and and annual company picnic for friends and familyClick to explore careers and life @ FreshDirect - https://tinyurl.com/Life-FreshDirectLearn more @FreshDirect on.
• Location: Long Island City, Queens
• Post ID: 130552268 queens