• Purchasing and negotiation – ability to negotiate POs and products daily
  • Responsible for hitting all financial targets and profit margins on all assigned categories
  • Assures pricing on all items is market relevant every day
  • Buying and product training – ability to work with and train fellow buyers on processes and items
  • Travel   (less than 15% expected)
  • Responsible for maintaining vendor review schedule of a minimum of 2 reviews annually with all vendors, scheduled well in advance with purchasing leadership as well as marketing
  • Creates and maintains consistent and profitable backend strategy with all suppliers of assigned categories
  • Always maintains proper stock levels and inventory values
  • Able to strategize and execute long term buys to exceed profit targets
  • Finds and grows new vendor partnerships constantly
  • Work closely with the purchasing team, sales team, and vendors. 

Required Qualifications 
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years commodity-level purchasing required, preferably in proteins. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow directions and to work independently. 
  • Always conducts oneself in a professional manner. 
  • Able to work as part of a team.

Compensation & Benefits
  • Competitive wages based on Experience, License, and or Endorsements.
  • Generous Benefits Package with Medical, Dental,Vision and more... 
  • Paid Vacations one week after 90 days to start. 
  • Paid Holidays first of the month following 30 days.
  • 401(k)  retirement plan with Company Match

Prime Source Foods is the largest independently owned center-of-the-plate food distributor in New England. Offering more than 5,000 items from over 200 vendors, we have been able to establish a diverse customer base of 3,000+ accounts served. From retail to food service to specialty markets, we really are centered in service.

This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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