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Performance Food Group Foodservice Distribution Category Manager/Buyer in Phoenix, Arizona


Job Title:

Foodservice Distribution Category Manager/Buyer


Performance Arizona (1012)

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Buyer position will perform the following duties:

  • Purchase on a daily and weekly schedule from all assigned vendors.

  • Maintain inventory levels to ensure superior service and manage inventory levels to prescribed days inventory on hand (DIOH) metrics.

  • Develop relationships with peers, sales department, vendors, brokers, and customers and provide necessary information and answers to questions and inquiries.

  • Resolve vendor payment issues.

  • Resolve product On Hold issues.

  • Maintain accurate product costs and execute confirmation of purchase orders in a timely manner.

  • Work in a team environment and collaborate with other buyers to achieve the departments collective goals.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Req Number:


Address Line 1:

455 S 75th Avenue

Job Location:

Phoenix, Arizona (AZ)


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 ( ; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster ( and supplement ( ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement ( .

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED

1+ year experience within the food distribution industry as a Buyer or Category Manager.

Must be organized with excellent communication skills and can effectively solve problems in a fast-paced environment.

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.


Performance Foodservice

Job Category:


Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors degree

2- 4 Years Purchasing or related area within foodservice industry.



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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