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 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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