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AVI Foodsystems Foodservice Buyer in Warren, Ohio

Foodservice BuyerinWarren, OHatAVI FOODSYSTEMS, INC.

Date Posted:2/23/2021

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  • Location:

Warren, OH

  • Job Type:

Purchasing - Procurement

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Not Specified

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Job Description

AVI Foodsystemsis looking for an experiencedFoodservice Buyerat our Headquarters Service Center inWarren, OH.

Founded in 1960,AVI Foodsystemshas evolved into one of the most respected and trusted food service companies in the nation. Providing comprehensive food services with a focus on the highest quality and freshest ingredients, impeccable service and total value is the reputation we have earned and live up to everyday.

The responsibilities for this position include:

  • Ensure that supply agreements optimize total value and are in place for AVI’s purchasing requirements

  • Negotiate prices on key materials and/or indirect goods and services

  • Measure suppliers’ performance against continuous improvement standards; drive improvement; resolve service, delivery and/or quality issues

  • Schedule deliveries to optimize inventory levels, follow up on deliveries by communicating with suppliers, and negotiate with suppliers on consignment inventories and cost reduction initiatives

  • Create and issue purchase orders and order products for just-in-time delivery

  • Effectively manage perishable and non-perishable inventory to maximize availability and minimize waste

  • Analyze pricing, order history, cost savings and increases

  • Track vendor purchases and calculate weekly, monthly & quarterly discounts and high volume incentives

  • Source new products from existing and potential suppliers

  • Coordinate pricing and approved vendor information with other internal AVI departments

  • Maintain approved cost sheets with the Accounts Payable Department

  • Assist operations with sourcing for seasonal and limited time offer products

  • Audit compliance for vendor pr3ograms and order guides

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of study (Business Administration, Hospitality Management, Nutrition, Culinary Arts, Supply Chain) preferred

  • Foodservice procurement experience

  • Working knowledge of procurement strategies and inventory management

  • Demonstrated negotiation and problem solving skills

  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Assertive, outgoing, professional demeanor

  • Excellent organizational, writing and communication skills


AVI offers:

  • A family culture and atmosphere

  • Competitive compensation

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance for full-time team members

  • 401(k) with generous company match

  • Paid vacations and holidays

  • Immense training and growth opportunities

We conduct pre-employment drug testing. EOE