Purchasing Associate

Needham, Massachusetts, United States


We’re looking for an all-star purchasing associate to join our team. You will manage ingredient buying from purchase orders to delivery - communicating with suppliers and production sites to ensure all ingredients are delivered on-time, in full, each week. To succeed in this position, we expect superior communication and organizational skills, experience in data management, dedication and resilience. Candidates will be trained on Purple Carrot’s buying practices and tools, so they don’t need to have formal buying experience, but must be comfortable with numbers, data, details, and a willingness to jump into the opportunity.

We are looking for someone who wants to make a positive change in the world! Purple Carrot provides plant-based (vegan) meal kits to help people lead healthier lives and positively impact the environment






About Purple Carrot

Purple Carrot is a meal kit subscription service on a mission to help customers eat more plants. We are looking for hardworking individuals who take pride in having fun and have a passion for startup culture. From sip and spin nights, to our annual day of service in the surrounding community, we work to live and yet live to work because we're doing what we love. We’re crafting delicious, 100% plant-based recipes and shipping them to homes across the country, making it easier than ever to eat healthy, nutrient-dense foods on a regular basis. Since its launch in October 2014, Purple Carrot has grown significantly with increasing revenues, new subscribers, and national reach.

We are committed to a safe and inclusive work environment, free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetics, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, mental or physical disability, handicap, veteran status, or marital status.


We love our staff, and show it with benefits (medical, dental, and life), matching 401(k), an unlimited vacation policy, free Purple Carrot boxes, a positive environment, and working alongside co-workers who are passionate about food. Plus, you’ll get to taste what our test kitchen cooks up!

We greatly thank all applicants, however only those under serious consideration will be contacted.

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