Company: Performance Food Group
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Coordinate and identify suppliers of product, negotiate price
and quantity terms and establish long-term contracts to ensure
adequate supply of high quality products for Foodservice
Distribution at competitive prices. Maintain established service
levels for product in-stock. Assist with special order requests.
Functions as a team member within the department and organization,
as required, and performs any duty assigned to best serve the
company. Select vendors based upon their ability to provide a
continuous supply of product; overall service level; responsiveness
to the market as shown through product innovation; quality and
value of product; relationships with competitors; and their
understanding of the marketplace. Maintain relationships with
vendors by resolving problems with invoicing, product, or delivery
to ensure quality service and longevity of relationships. Select
product based upon application to our market, product performance,
alternate sources of supply, and overall reputation of vendor.
Negotiate prices and quantities ordered based upon customer orders,
economic order point (volume discount vs. efficient utilization of
warehousing space), promotion of product, and overall market
conditions. Negotiate long-term contracts based upon same
considerations and need for continuous supply. Service distribution
centers for emergency situations through obtaining product and
delivery on an expedient basis. Provides product and pricing
information to sales force and make recommendations regarding
pricing structure for product lines based upon volume and margin
considerations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Keywords: Performance Food Group, Naperville , Buyer, Other , Naperville, Illinois
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