Bulk, Cheese, Dairy Buyer

Full-time
Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op
Our values are tried and true : for over forty years, we have championed sustainable business practices, growing the local foods movement, and supporting our community.

$16.50 or higher depending on experience.

Our Bulk, Cheese, Dairy Department is seeking an experienced buyer to take the lead on purchasing and negotiating. This department covers a variety of products with a focus on dairy offerings, and bulk pantry essentials. Our ideal candidate has successful experience with category management, and is proficient in Excel and analyzing data. Knowledge of natural foods, Co-ops, and retail grocery desired.

We are seeking staff who enjoy fast-paced and detail-oriented work. If you enjoy working with data, are self motivated to learn and grow, then perhaps this fabulous opportunity is just right for you. We are seeking a full time Bulk, Cheese, Dairy Buyer interested in learning something new every day to support the needs of our growing Co-op.

Our ideal candidate

  • must have successful experience purchasing, negotiating and determining margin
  • is passionate about providing excellent customer service
  • enjoys fast paced work environment
  • has retail and/or natural food work experience
  • is knowledgeable of natural foods and co-ops with a desire to learn more

This is a full-time position at 40 hours. The Co-op offers competitive pay, great company culture, and a generous benefits package. Benefits include group health insurance, optional vision and dental insurance, generous store discount, flexible spending account, profit-sharing bonus, and more!