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Performance Food Group Buyer, Asst in Hickory, North Carolina


Job Title:

Buyer, Asst


Performance Hickory (0810)

Job Description:

The Assistant Buyer position will perform the following duties:

  • Assist Buyers in the areas of maintaining inventories, achieving gross profit, and purchasing.

  • Manage the components of gross profit attributable to purchasing to meet or exceed objectives (cost of goods, freight, terms, etc.)

  • Confirmation of Buyer purchase orders and pricing.

  • Process special orders and drop shipments.

  • Follow up on vendor delivery appointments.

  • Assist Sales with questions or issues.

  • Collaborate with warehouse staff on handling and storage of product. Manage inventory to achieve service level, dead/aged inventory, spoilage/shrink goals, and days' supply goals while supporting Economic Order Quantities.

  • System set up and maintenance of new items and new vendors.

  • Assist in securing pricing and price lists.

  • Maintain local attributes of the vendor and item files ensuring accuracy of all data points.

  • Analyzes and negotiate logistic opportunities to drive income and efficiencies.

  • Prepare requested management reports for management and customers.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Req Number:


Address Line 1:

543 12th Street Drive NW

Job Location:

Hickory, North Carolina (NC)


1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

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 (http://pfgc.com/Policy) ; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster (http://pfgc.com/Poster) and supplement (http://pfgc.com/Supplement) ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement (http://pfgc.com/PayTransparency) .

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Performance Foodservice

Job Category:


Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience in the foodservice industry.


North Carolina

Company Description:

Performance Foodservice, PFG’s broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.


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