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Grocery Buyer

New Distribution Center, 400 Industrial Avenue, Cheshire, Connecticut, United States of America Req #13
Monday, April 26, 2021

Position Overview:

The Grocery Buyer is responsible for maintaining a 95% service level, while achieving budgeted inventory levels and delivering optimal cost/sell margin-defined as 100% accurate purchase orders. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to, optimizing our inbound performance by insuring vendor buying parameters that maximize efficiency while balancing profitable inventory levels and turns.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•             Manage a specific vendor book and deliver a 95% total fill for our customers

•             Manage full compliance and utilization of E3

•             Expedite PO’s as needed for Service Level.

•             Address and follow through with vendors cuts and/or allocations

•             Maintain and manage profitable inventory to achieve budgeted levels

•             Insure no loss to margin with 100% accurate purchase orders, maximizing buy-in opportunities

•             Manage replenishment process to insure seasonal ordering, holiday sales, trade show and special promotional activity

 

Education/Experience Required:

•             Buying System knowledge preferred

•             E3/AWR experience a plus

•             Ability to manage and prioritize emails

•             Strong wholesale, financial and buying knowledge

•             Strong process knowledge and methodology

•             Detail oriented with excellent communication skills both written and oral

•             Strong PC skills

•             Ability to work with all levels within the company

•             Strong customer service skills

•             Able to multi-task and meet deadlines

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • New Distribution Center, 400 Industrial Avenue, Cheshire, Connecticut, United States of America