Perishable & Dairy Buyer

  • Full Time
  • Portland, OR
  • Applications have closed

Website People's Food Co-op

People’s Food Co-op is a values driven, community-owned natural foods store, operated by a democratic, consensus-based Collective Management. In addition to fulfilling core job responsibilities, Collective Managers are required to participate in collective management duties, and work regular storekeeping shifts.

The Perishable & Dairy Buyer job is a 35-40 hour per week position that includes Perishable and Dairy Buying, Collective Management and Storekeeping responsibilities. They are primarily responsible for the selecting, pricing, and promoting Perishable & Dairy products; meeting objectives for sales, margin, and inventory turns; maintaining good relations with vendors; fulfilling special orders and assisting customers.

To apply, please visit peoples.coop/employment to download an application, or pick up an application inside the store. Applicants must complete an application to be considered. Completed applications can be emailed to [email protected], or dropped off inside the store.

Applications are due no later than 5 pm on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

(NOTE: if you are dropping off or mailing your application, you must do so by Sunday, July 24, 2022 because People’s will be closed from July 25-August 2, 2002 for renovations)

Benefits and Compensation

  • Human scale and empowered workplace
  • Full time hours minimum of 35 hours per week
  • $17/hour starting wage for all positions
  • 19% discount on purchases at the Co-op
  • Medical and dental insurance (including access to naturopathy, chiropractic and acupuncture)
  • Generous paid time off
  • Annual raises
  • Employer matching retirement benefits

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