The Common Market Texas will launch in early 2018 from Houston, Texas and is seeking a Procurement Associate that will manage producer relationships and purchases of food products such as meat, eggs, dairy, seafood, fruit, vegetables and value-added goods. This is a position at a new location for the organization, meaning this position will play a key role in laying a strong foundation for a rapidly growing, results-driven social enterprise.
They are looking for an individual who is knowledgeable in supply chain management, connected to the agriculture industry in Texas, highly motivated, and passionate about sustainable food. This position demands an individual who is a systems thinker and possesses the professionalism to organize and negotiate terms with vendors. Success in this position requires an extremely organized individual who is able to work independently with a sense of urgency and great attention to detail.
Due to the challenges of starting a brand new location, this job requires someone that is extremely flexible and willing to participate in duties outside of their regular responsibilities detailed below. This new employee must possess excellent communication and problem-solving skills, and a passion for local, sustainable agriculture.