Sample Grocery Buyer Resume

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Heather Lopez
2267 Still Street
Perrysburg, OH 43551

Job Objective Experienced Grocery Buyer looking for employment in an organization which offers opportunities for growth.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in managing natural foods within retail grocery environment
  • Excellent knowledge of monitoring grocery meat departments
  • Immense knowledge of coordinating and negotiating with suppliers
  • Ability to maintain and comply to merchandising standards
  • Ability to resolve various business related issues efficiently
  • Familiarity of performing basic math in everyday processes
  • Proficient with IRMA, StoreOps, SMORES and MS office Applications

Professional Experience:

Grocery Buyer
Coastal Pacific Food Distributors, Perrysburg, OH
August 2012 – Present


  • Maintained neat and clean store to ensure optimal customer services.
  • Designed an efficient range strategy and evaluated product range on regular basis.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationship with suppliers and ensured optimal customer services.
  • Performed negotiations with vendor for various purchasing activities.
  • Administered performance of various products as per their volume and market share.
  • Evaluated product range and performed required consumer research for any supplier innovation.

Grocery Buyer
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Perrysburg, OH
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Developed and maintained professional relationship with grocery team leaders and team members.
  • Provided training to subordinates on product knowledge and its category.
  • Coordinated with local vendors and identified appropriate local produce for sales.
  • Provided support to distributors and ensured appropriate service level.
  • Prepared department layout and recommended strategies to maximize sales.
  • Designed and implemented various retail pricing strategies for retail grocery stores.


Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing
Niagara University, Niagara University, NY

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