Grocery/Frozen Buyer

People's Food Co-op
Organization location: 
Portland, Oregon
Apply by: 
Wed, 07/23/2014

Our Grocery/Frozen buyer is responsible for selecting, pricing, and promoting designated products; meeting objectives for sales, margin, and inventory turns; and for maintaining good relations with vendors.


This position is a People's Co-management and Full Time equivalent job and requires in-store co-management as a member of our worker collective. As a collective, we manage our Co-op prudently as a service to People’s member-owners, in line with the goals established by their elected stewards, the Board of Directors. In addition, the Co-op and collective are committed to fostering human rights and social and economic justice in our community and workplace.  Making a commitment to People’s Co-management requires hard-work, dedication, high yet reasonable expectations, bravery, compassion, and flexibility.

The position currently being offered ranges from 34-40 hours per week including some weekends and nights.  Our compensation package includes: $12.58/hr to start plus a fabulous benefits package. This benefits package includes: an empowered work environment, a 19% discount on purchases at the Co-op, Medical & Dental Insurance (including access to Naturopathic Doctors & Acupuncturists), a Staff Benefits Exchange Program (reduced rate services from participating wellness providers & bike mechanics), paid personal time off, and annual raises.

You must submit a completed application packet for the position you are applying for in order to be considered for an interview. Applications are due no later than Wednesday, July 23 at 10p.  Applications submitted outside this deadline will not be considered.

You may submit your application by following this link: HIRING.

For the downloadable application packet for theGrocery/Frozen Buyer follow the link HERE.

In Co-operation,

Padrice M. Stewart
Personnel Manager


People's Food Coop

3029 SE 21st Ave. • Portland, OR 97202

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