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Produce Buyer Misfits Market

  • Date Posted July 24, 2020
  • Location New York, NY
  • Category Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Misfits Market is a values-driven startup focused on reinventing the grocery store experience. Our mission is to bring delicious, fresh, and affordable food to people everywhere while tackling inefficiencies in the food system. Since our founding in late 2018, we’ve rescued 15 million pounds of organic produce and made it accessible to millions of people in the Eastern U.S.

Job description

The Misfits Market procurement team is responsible for managing our incredible farm partnerships, sourcing and purchasing all of the fresh produce that ends up in our customers boxes each week. Working closely with our grower partners, the procurement team leads the charge at Misfits Market in fighting food waste at the farm level. 

We are looking to hire a passionate food professional to join the procurement team at Misfits Market. The produce buyer will work alongside the produce buying team & directly with the VP of procurement as we expand our grower network and take on food waste at a large scale. The produce buyer will manage all aspects of produce purchasing process, including, but not limited to - price and volume negotiations, pickup and delivery of orders, returns and quality issues, cost & inventory management and much more. 


Who You Are:

  • Passionate about a sustainable future for our food system
  • A fast learner with the ability to multi-task and thrive under pressure
  • Adaptable and solutions focused
  • A team player above all


Qualified Candidates should possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 2-3 years of procurement, supply chain and planning experience
  • Strong working knowledge of the food industry
  • Experience with ERP systems such as SAP or Dynamics
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal, with a demonstrated ability to work effectively across multiple teams
  • Proficiency with G-Suite, Excel, Word & Slack 



  • Competitive salary, health insurance, and benefits
  • Flexible work environment
  • Free Misfits subscription of delicious organic produce
Compensation this position is : salaried, 75k-100k Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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