Careers - Procurement Associate — Foster's Supermarket
Careers – Procurement Associate

Procurement Associate

Foster's Food Fair Ltd.

Job Title: Procurement Associate 
Department: Procurement 
Reports To: Procurement Buyers and/ or Procurement & Logistics Executive Manager 

Job Summary – The position is responsible for various purchasing activities and working in partnership with Procurement Buyers in order to achieve the common goal of effective product management.

Job Duties

  1. Communicate with vendors to ensure product is purchased at the lowest cost.
  2. Communicate with local vendors on allocating weekly deals and monitoring the service level and out of stocks.
  3. Monitor all invoices to ensure deals and cost is received as agreed.
  4. Identify and manage efficient cost-saving logistic approach in importing products.
  5. Negotiate pricing with suppliers to acquire increase distribution of product in the market.
  6. Responsible for accurate recordkeeping and timely submission of reports as required.
  7. Identify and analyze purchasing opportunities – new supplier, new products, and new distribution through liaising with Procurement Buyers and suppliers.
  8. Be required to participate in inventory checks held throughout the year.
  9. Manage Service Level and In-stock ratios as agreed and set out by company.
  10. Request any credits from vendors if needed due to damages, incorrect shipment and any other circumstances which may require credit from said vendors.


  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in using Microsoft Office systems and other industry related programs at an intermediate to high skill level.
  • Positive interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to make decisions and provide direction.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Industry knowledge of product & processes
  • 2-3 years retail merchandising experience or proven knowledge and experience in ordering procedure or related field.

When starting with Foster’s Food Fair, Ltd. as a Purchasing Associate, you’ll start earning between KYD$15.30-KYD$21.06 per hour, based on experience. As you progress with the company within this role, opportunities for a pay increase will be determined through annual evaluations.

Application Submission Deadline: November 29th, 2023