Grocery Buyer, Belfast Food Co-op

Belfast Co-op
Located in the heart of downtown, the Belfast Co-op has been serving the community since 1976. Everyone is welcome to shop at the Co-op: it is our mission and our pleasure to bring locally-sourced, reasonably priced, natural products to all. Whether you are looking for a job you'll love or a career you can grow with, Belfast Co-op is an excellent community to be a part of and a wonderful place to work.

Harness your passion for good food and community with an awesome Co-op career!

The Grocery Buyer position plays a key role in shaping the Belfast Co-op experience. The Grocery Buyer is responsible for maintaining a high quality mix of natural, organic, and conventional products that meet community needs by researching, purchasing, and stocking grocery orders. This role requires organization, creativity, and the ability to meet tight deadlines. An ideal candidate has natural foods and/or grocery industry experience and loves food.

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Belfast Co-op Ends Statement: The Belfast Co-op exists so that our member-owners and our community will have:

    • A thriving, just, and sustainable local food economy
    • A source of healthy, nutritious, affordable food, and water
    • An efficiently managed, democratically governed, inclusive cooperative enterprise
    • A greater understanding of health, food systems, cooperatives, and economic & environmental sustainability
    • An invested, engaged, and empowered staff that thrive in a safe, respectful, inclusive, and equitable workplace

Belfast Co-op Worker Benefits include:

    • Sponsored Co-op Ownership/ Equity Share
    • Generous Store Discount
    • In-Store Charge Account
    • Paid Sick Time
    • Paid/Earned Vacation Time
    • Retirement Account with Employer Matching
    • Regular Free-to-Staff Food and Wellness Items
    • CSA/Farmers Market Reimbursement
    • Education Credits (PTO for exploring interests related to work)
    • Professional Development & Continual Training Opportunities

Full Time Workers (30 hours or more) are also eligible for insurance benefits including::

    • Co-op Subsidized Health Insurance Plans
    • HSA plans with Matching
    • HRA plan
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Fully Paid Life Insurance
    • Voluntary Life Insurance
    • Short Term Disability