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Produce Buyer - Plum Market West Bloomfield

Company: Plum Market
Location: West Bloomfield
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Plum Market - 6565 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield Mi 48322
Plum Market is an emerging leader in the Produce Retail industry. We are committed to stocking the very best selections of All Natural, Organic, Local, and Specialty Grocery Produce items.
Our Team Members are passionate about delivering the highest quality food, beverage, and grocery essentials to our Customers, helping them achieve a better lifestyle. We make our Team Members and our Customers our top priority by delivering the best possible Customer retail experience.
Our Plum Market Grocery Stores are a reflection of the very communities we serve. From our Team Members to our Customers, local vendors and product selection, we are proud of the inclusive culture in which we thrive, and strive to promote at Plum Market. If you share our enthusiasm, please apply to see how you may fit in.
Benefits of working at Plum Market:
Full time position.
We can offer a variety of retail shifts to help with work/life balance.
You can learn about great food and grow your passion at the same time.
We provide exceptional training to help you grow your knowledge.
Paid time and a half for working any of these five federally recognized holidays: New Year's Day, Labor Day, Fourth of July, Memorial Day and Thanksgiving.
Promotional opportunities. We are a growing company and you can grow with us!
Variety of medical, dental, and vision benefits to cover you and/or your family.
401k with company match after a 6 month waiting period.
20% off Team Member Discount.
50% off Team Member Lunch Discount.
Plum Market offers a desirable and rewarding place to work.
Employment is contingent on a successful background check.
The Produce Buyer is responsible for meeting or exceeding the margin targets for the produce department. They will achieve this by managing the purchasing, maintaining the purchase logs and journals, and tracking sales to purchase percentages. They will model and provide exceptional Guest Service, and act as a leader on the Produce Team They report to the Produce Team Leader and will assist in the department performing all tasks as needed. This is a challenging positions to master, and an integral step to becoming a Team Leader.
Who you are:
You have two years produce experience and versed in rotation, set construction and seasonality of the fresh produce department.
You model and provide exceptional Customer Service.
You value inclusion and work to create an environment where everyone feels welcomed and every voice is heard.
You have a knowledge of margin and simple accounting practices.
You are prompt and punctual and have the ability to hit deadlines.
You love a challenge and the satisfaction that comes from meeting it.
You inspire people to want to be their best selves.
You have a love for all natural, organic and specialty products.
What you will bring:
A passion for produce and desire to meet and exceed all profitability targets.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, detail-oriented, multi-tasker that can delegate tasks when needed.
You will purchase all of the produce for Plum Market's produce department so that the team creates a presentation to satisfy and delight our Customers.
Able to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Suite.
Able to stand and walk for up to 4 hours without a break - we work on the floor, and alongside our Team.
Ability to bend and stoop to grasp objects, climb ladders, lift loads, up to 50 lbs. unassisted, push and pull carts weighing up to 100 lbs. unassisted.
What you will do:
Give exceptional Service to our Customers.
Hit all order and accounting deadlines.
Meet and exceed all margin and profitability targets.
Review all invoices for accuracy, request and follow up to make sure we receive all credits.
Impart your passion for fresh produce to the produce team.
Help other Team Members in the department.
Communicate effectively with Customers, Team Members, Store Leadership and Director Group.
Adhere to all Plum Market policies and standard operating procedures.


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