Food Buyer Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Seeking the position of Food Buyer in a firm where I will be able to utilize my skills and abilities to maximize profits and customer satisfaction.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Excellent experience in monitoring activities associated with quantity food purchases
  • Sound knowledge of contract management and analysing spread sheet
  • Profound knowledge of food and beverage products
  • Ability to analyse and prepare forecasts for commodity market
  • Ability to monitor large volume scales of various products
  • Proficient in trading and logistics processes
  • Wide knowledge of financial and coat management, PO and contract management

Professional Experience:

Food Buyer

Whole Foods Market, Holstein, IA

August 2012 – Present


  • Administered everyday purchases and sourced appropriate food and beverage products.
  • Coordinated with vendors and monitored contracts prior to processing.
  • Provided training to food and beverage team and maintained record of inventory.
  • Determined exact levels of inventory and maintained optimal quality control.
  • Analysed every supplier bid and recommended appropriate solutions to management.
  • Administered every product shortage and resolved every individual procurement methods.

Food Buyer

Dole Food Company, Inc., Holstein, IA

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Developed and maintained professional relations with present and future vendors.
  • Evaluated inventory for goods and ensured compliance to contract requirements.
  • Administered performance of suppliers and ensured work as per required contract.
  • Maintained record of contract pricing and recorded rebate billings.
  • Performed research on various food and beverage programs within industry.
  • Performed negotiation and ensured best price for every process.


Bachelors’ Degree in Food Science

Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR