Buyer – Reinhart Foodservice – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Reinhart Foodservice

Position Summary:

The Buyer is responsible for negotiating the purchase of quality products at competitive prices and maintaining adequate inventories to meet customer demand. Functions as a team member within the department and cross-functions, as required, and performs any duty assigned to best serve the company.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage the disposition of obsolete inventory.
  • Consult with vendors regarding current orders and new products.
  • Initiate orders, schedule deliveries and process related paperwork and documentation.
  • Provide product and pricing information to sales staff.
  • Investigate protein product quality complaints.
  • Complete special projects, as needed.
  • Attain targeted profit margins as determined by the company’s business goals.
  • Maintain product costing and pricing and ensure accurate purchase orders.
  • Effectively implement buying/purchasing strategies such that product is purchased in the most cost-effective and efficient manner.
  • Manage inventory levels to the designated goal level.


Required Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or GED.
  • 1+ years buyer level foodservice experience.
  • Must be organized with excellent communications skills and can effectively solve problems in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have previous experience in purchasing produce products for a foodservice distribution center.
  • Must be detailed oriented, organized, self motivated, dedicated to customer service, and able to multi-task with tight deadlines; possess the ability to understand how to obtain company goals, and remain calm under pressure.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.

Preferred Qualifications

  • College degree.
  • Food service distribution experience.


Performance Foodservice

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EEO Statement

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the “Company”) provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the “EEO is the Law” poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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4100 44th Avenue SW




Reinhart Cedar Rapids (0568)

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