Capitol City Produce
Seeking an energetic, analytical, and motivated Senior Retail Produce Buyer to join our team!
Why is it AWESOME to work at Capitol City Produce?
- Paid Vacations and Holidays
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- Supplemental Insurance - Life, Accident, Cancer, and Short Term Disability
- 401K Retirement Savings Plan With Employer Matching Contributions
- Opportunity for Advancement
- Weekly Pay
- Employee Training and Development
- On Site Safety Manager
- Referral Bonuses
- Secured Access for Entire Facility
- Safe, Drug Free Workplace
As a member of our family owned business, the Senior Buyer-Retail is responsible for securing cost-effective, quality products. These products are to be secured at the most competitive costs while meeting our high standards for quality that are consistent with Company standards and performance standards. The position is further responsible for the timely planning, scheduling of receipt, and inventory control of the products for our retail sector as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or University preferred with an emphasis in business administration, economics, and/or management.
- Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible purchasing and materials control experience in a retail / produce environment.
- Personal computer skills, mainframe operations as relates to procurement, related software, and knowledge of purchasing/accounting processes required. Must be familiar with Google Suite
- Excellent organizational, communication, verbal and writing skills.
- Must have verbal ability, decision making ability, and ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks, time management, and open availability.
- Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
- Must be a team builder.
- Must be able to work with all levels of personnel within the Company(s), outside customers, and vendors
Capitol City Produce is a wholesale produce distributor, located at 1-12 and O'Neal lane in Baton Rouge. We service our customers with fresh fruits and vegetables, local produce, specialty produce, and fresh dairy products. Our delivery area encompasses a 200 miles radius of the Baton Rouge area. We are proud to say that for over 70 years we have remained true to our company’s core values of Customer Service, Quality Products, Respect for the Team, and Integrity.