Buyer Assistant Job Description Sample
Buyer Assistant II
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world. Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
Position Overview As an Associate Buyer of Non-Perishables , you will attain and maintain agreed upon service levels by customers while adhering to budgeted inventory levels. Additionally, you will engage with customers on service levels and partner with vendors to successfully manage all aspects of product flow.
Procure product from branded and non-branded vendors.
Achieve and maintain targeted customer service level rates by monitoring, identifying, reacting to, communicating, and solving potential issues.
Negotiate with vendors and customers to maximize product flow, manage inventory levels, and coordinate action against close coded, expired, and other unproductive inventory.
Accomplish budgeted inventory levels utilizing system tools to analyze and react to trends.
Work with team-members to achieve established goals. Interact with customers to communicate successes and resolve issues.
Partner with the merchandising group on new items, maintenance, and achievement of gross profit goals.
Occasional overtime and/or weekend coverage may be needed to assist with seasonal volume, storm recovery, service level recovery, absences, vacation coverage, and/or additional training.
Travel of 10% or less required.
Additional responsibilities, tasks, and projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Sound statistical acumen, interpretation, and analytical ability
Professional verbal and written communication skills
Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize
CompanyC&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
THIS IS AN HOURLY BUYER POSITION $15.88/hr + BENEFITS
MUST PASS DRUG AND BACKGROUND AND CLEAN DMV
Brief Description of Position:Administrative position providing support to the Customer Service Center's (CSC) Materials Department. Assist the Manager on projects as needed and provide support to the Purchasing and Accounts Payable Department.Principal
· Daily reconciliation of invoices and purchase orders · Ensue accuracy of invoices, data entry of invoices into computer system and maintain invoice files · Establish and maintain vendor history in the computer system · Assist with resolution of vendor issues · Coordinate the processing/delivery of all invoices with the controller for payment · Ensure all incorrect price discrepancies are resolved through coordination with the Procurement department · Assist the Accounts Payable/Purchasing departments as needed in all functions · Perform other clerical duties as assigned · Check waste log sheet daily from Hot and Cold kitchen · Daily date input for Gatekeeper and print out requisition for storekeeper High School Diploma or equivalent · 3-5 years clerical experience/accounts payable experience · Experience with various computer applications (i.e. SAP; Cbase; Aris; Link) A PLUS · Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook · Ability to work with minimum supervision · Strong analytical, verbal, written, interpersonal and organizational skills · Ability to work in a fast paced environment with large groups – must be flexible as our operations run 365/24/7 High
Fashion Buyer Assistant
High end Fashion retail chain with locations in Miami and Las Vegas is searching for an assistant to help with the day-to-day operations. If you're looking to work in a dynamic, fashion-oriented, and fast-paced company, then this is for you.
Duties will include, but are not limited to;
-Utilizing POS system
-Checking incoming merchandise and entering product information in POS
- Online searches for store supplies and placing orders
-Being flexible and able to fulfill different tasks needed in the office
-Able to travel for trade shows and be able to provide fashion input
You must have the following attributes;
-Exceptional organizational skills
-Social Media Savvy
-Fluent with Excel, Word and Power Point
-Graphic Design is a ++++
Experience in fashion and retail is preferred
Working hours are from Mon-Fri 10am-6pm
Purchasing / Buyer Assistant
We’re looking for a skilled Purchasing/ Buyer Assistant to assist the company Buyer in purchasing goods necessary for our business. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and a commercial mindset, will know how to evaluate market conditions and different suppliers.
Duties and Responsibilities Include but not Limited to:
·Assist Buyer with purchasing of decorative plumbing and hardware products
·Enters purchase orders, send to suppliers and maintain associated correspondence/documentation in a timely and accurate fashion. Effectively communicate and negotiate prices, terms and conditions with vendors
·Proactively follows up with suppliers on overdue purchase orders and corrective action requests.
·Calculate profit margins and determine order profitability
·Performs all other duties as assigned or directed.
·Proven minimum 3-year experience as a purchasing agent, assistant to buyer or other relevant position
·Knowledge of major plumbing brands a plus
·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·Outstanding organizational and time management skills
·Ability to work independently
·Must be computer literate
Company is not too far from the "F" train.
Seeking F/T or P/T entry level Project Coordinator to administer and organize projects from simple clerical tasks to bulk sales order. The Project Coordinator will work with the Project Manager to establish project timelines, keep workflow on track, within budget and meet high-quality standards in order to meet client expectations and deadlines.
Responsibilities : Liaise with clients and make sure their needs are met. Monitor project progress and handle any issues that arise. Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants. Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports
Requirements: An ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules and step-by-step action plans along with organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
High School Diploma or equivalent
A completed Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.
Job Type: Full-time
Part-Time Buyer Assistant (904)
Do you have a passion for fashion? Are you driven to succeed and build your career? Do you have a strong analytical nature and strong excel skills? Are you outgoing and enjoy meeting new people? If you answered yes, we have an opportunity for you! We have an Assistant Buyer position open here at Haynes Furniture / The Dump. Learn all you need to be successful in the home fashion Buying world...apply today! Part - time and Full time available. Requirements ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Responsible for managing orders to the constraints of the open to buy and fiscal budget.
Review Orders Due/Past Due weekly; work with Vendors to ensure accurate ETA’s on all purchase orders.
Responsible for all purchase orders placed; ensure Vendor receipt and acknowledgement.
Process and enforce CO-OP agreements to ensure that the company receives credit for all qualifying merchandise.
Advise Buyer of inventory concerns on best sellers and advertised product with adequate actionable time to resolve.
Collaborate with Visual VP/Director on planograms for Haynes and monthly vignettes’ configurations for Dump. Convey merchandising strategy and ensure compliance.
Manage all aspects of web merchandising including product selection, pricing, promotional campaigns, etc.
Must be flexible with work schedules and be available, as needed, to work evenings, holidays, and weekends, with or without advance notices POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage set-up and maintenance of product skus.
Write purchase orders. Manage, track, and ensure timely receipts.
Review merchandise selling weekly; place and/or adjust orders as needed.
Partner with replenishment analyst to ensure appropriate inventory levels by sku.
Meet with VP of Planning monthly to strategize receipt flow.
Work with logistics to expedite shipments as necessary.
Responsible for all purchase orders placed; ensure Vendor receipt and acknowledgement.
Track import container flow.
Review receiving documents daily for overages/shortages and follow up with vendors on backorders.
Hold vendors accountable for meeting deadlines.
Work with store personnel to transfer products between stores and the distribution centers as necessary.
Work the special order report weekly.
Prepare accurate and timely ad submissions. Review sign-offs to ensure accuracy.
Attend ad meetings and communicate strategy to stores.
Partner with marketing department to develop visual collateral to support launches and ad campaigns.
Coordinate timely product photography with photo studio.
Assist store team with product questions.
Work sales floor as required on special promotion days.
Work with CCC and Merchandising to get needed replacement parts.
Understand and adhere to Company Policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook and Policy and Procedures manual.
Any other duties or responsibilities as assigned by management. i.e. replenishment. SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES/ SKILLS: Proficiency in math, analysis, spreadsheets, and business software interface. Experience with Microsoft Office applications, esp. Excel and Work are a requirement. Must be detail-oriented, organized, and flexible. Must have excellent communications skills and follow through. Must be able to multi-task and prioritize while maintaining accuracy. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ ENVIRONMENT: Regular office environment. May include occasional travel locally or overnight. TOOLS OR EQUIPMENT USED ON THE JOB: Desktop or laptop computer, landline and cell phone, copier/scanner. EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
Education: High School diploma required. College degree preferred.
Experience: Retail and/or office experience preferred.
Skills: Strong math competency. Microsoft Office applications.
Buyer Assistant - Meat
Job Summary Job Title: Buyer Assistant FLSA Status: Hourly Reports To: Department Buyer Festival Foods is a fast-growing, privately owned, Wisconsin based retail Grocer. The Buyer Assistantwill support the Department Buyer, Category Manager and Central Pricing to ensure accurate pricing reaches store level for our guests. The Buyer Assistant will work closely with Festival Foods vendor partners to provide our guests with accurate sale pricing. Job Description KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Ad planner data entry
Maintenance and execution of pricing.
Verify data submitted on Buyer’s form for accuracy
Run DSD Buyer’s form through DSD Macro
Coordinate billbacks, scans and allowances
Responsible for billing vendors for ad placement and movement
Prepare new items and process new item fees to our vendors
Run high level movement reports upon request
Prep seasonal items for importing
Support store associates
Provide support to Pricing Support Admin for data entry in to the system
Authorize payment, returns of merchandise, credits and invoice error fees
Partner with the Pricing team to discuss and execute pricing decisions based on parameters set forth by the Price Strategy Director
Responsible for direct communication with all Festival Foods vendor partners
SV Discrepancy reporting weekly
Process expense reports
Other duties as assigned EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Minimum of 2 years retail experience.
Knowledge of or ability to learn SMS functions and procedures
Attention to detail
Ability to multitask and quickly react to changing responsibilities
Good oral and written communication skills
Store level knowledge (ordering, shelf maintenance, pricing)
Proficient in Excel and MS Office. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Requires fine finger and broad manual dexterity.
The position requires frequent bending at or below waist level, kneeling and reaching above shoulder level
The position requires the employee to lift up to 5 pounds on an occasional basis.
Sitting at a desk/computer 75% of the time. WORK SCHEDULE The Buyer Assistant is an hourly position. Festival Foods serves guests in over 25 full-service, state-of-the-art supermarkets throughout Wisconsin. At Festival Foods, we're not simply selling groceries; we're on a mission! Every business decision we make is based on our "Boomerang Principle"--empowering our associates to make decisions and take actions that will "Bring the Customer Back". We are proud to be a family and employee-owned company. Requisition ID2017-4320 Category (Portal Searching)Support Office Location : NameGreen Bay Support Office
Buyer Assistant (Part-Time)
How would you like a unique career opportunity that can provide challenging work, a dynamic indoor/outdoor environment, career advancement, and a team of highly motivated people to help you succeed? You can have all of that when you work at CarMax!
As a part of our CarMax store purchasing team, a Buyer Assistant is responsible for vehicle optioning and imaging for the CarMax website, securing purchased vehicles, completing visual vehicle inspections as a part of the vehicle transfer process and working with the purchasing team to hold on-site auctions. A Buyer Assistant will also work with other departments to ensure that the needs of the business are met.
A strong commitment to customer service, good communication skills and attention to detail is required for this position. Ideal candidates will come from various backgrounds including retail, restaurant service and other service oriented positions. This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends in a fast paced retail environment. Position also requires the ability to work indoors/outdoors in a hands-on environment. Successful performance can lead to excellent career opportunities with CarMax!
Commercial Construction Repair and Maintenance Company is seeking an individual to support the procurement / warehouse effort in our growing construction company.
Job Duties as a Procurement/Warehouse Assistant
Work in a fast paced oriented company with a staff focused on building one of the best construction companies in the industry.
Manage vendor procurement activity – quotes, purchase orders, invoices, receiving, damage inquiries and disputes.
Support Procurement in issuing, tracking, and maintaining purchase orders.
Receiving customer supplied parts from freight companies using our forklift to unload products.
Receiving, inspecting, photographing, storing, tracking, processing freight claims and reporting on inventory of customer owned product.
Entering parts, supplies into our database and expediting orders.
- Working with supplier databases such as Home Depot and Amazon.
Three (3) years of procurement/warehouse management, preferably in construction industry.
Experience working in a collaborative team environment and interface regularly with all functional areas. and program management teams of the company.
Team player with a "get it done" attitude in our fast paced company.
Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
Need Very Good DMV
Ability to pass drug test and physical
Submit resume with salary requirements to HR@excelconstruction.biz
Founded in 1978 and based in Coppell, Texas, The Container Store is the nations original and leading retailer of storage and organization products, offering innovative and multifunctional solutions designed to simplify customers lives, save space and, ultimately, save time. The Container Store has locations from coast to coast and a thriving online business.
What We Stand For What you do matters. Experience The Container Stores employee-first culture where you are appreciated, valued, and empowered to work together for a higher purpose. We create exceptional customer service experiences while fulfilling our customers storage and organization needs. Living out our 7 Foundation Principleshas landed us on FORTUNEmagazines list of 'Best Companies to Work for'year after year.
The Assistant Buyer position is responsible for supporting the Buyer in selecting products and setting merchandise directives for the stores and our online store. This position is actively involved in supply chain management, forecasting, inventory turn, maintaining competitive pricing and attaining margin goals. This position will collaborate with other departments to provide product information and communicate training needs. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position.Principal Duties and Responsibilities
- Understands the companys forecasting system and fundamentals of supply chain managemen
- Analyzes reports, draw conclusions and recommends courses of action
- Prepares for and actively participates in vendor meetings
- Prepares and assists in Strategic Direction Meetings
- Conducts competitive shopping to recommend pricing
- Establishes positive vendor relationships to obtain the best pricing and terms possible, while striving to make the relationships mutually beneficial
- Has a clear understanding of vendor compliance and ensures adherence
- Acts as a Buying Department representative to stores, customers and other departments
- Facilitates purchase order flow
- Maintains a broad area of focus among multiple categories; addresses seasonal changes as the business dictates
- Creates and maintains SKU and vendor information
- Manages promotional and campaign products
- Involved in identifying opportunities for products that truly differentiate the company as the storage and organization experts, considering TCS product performance, competitive product in the market and customer feedback
The Benefits of Working Here
Our benefits exemplify our commitment to an employee-first culture, ensuring employees and their families are well taken care of, safe and secure. Some of our benefits include:
- Competitive Pay
- Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
- Discount: 50% on elfa, 40% on Merchandise and Gift Cards, 30% on Installation
- Paid Time Off plus Holidays
- 401(k) plan and discretionary match
- Employee First Fund: providing grants to employees experiencing unforeseen emergencies
What You Bring To Us
- College degree required
- Experience in the retail industry
- Experience in buying, merchandising or design industry preferred
- Based in Dallas/Ft. Worth area
- Ability to travel 5% a year, based on the business needs
- Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook
- Ability to learn and comprehend merchandising systems
- Passion for consumer products and home dcor
- High taste level and strong point of view in design and ability to articulate The Container Store brand
- Comprehension of merchandising terminology, functions and analysis
- Understanding of business and knowledgeable about retail trends in the housewares industry
- Flexible, with a positive attitude and passion for knowledge
The Container Store promotes a smoke-free, drug-free environment.
We are proud to be anEqual Opportunity Employerand comply with the
Americans with Disabilities Act
Office Physical Requirements
State Specific Notices
Distribution Center Physical Requirements
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We've also got great benefits! We couldn't have a truly employee-first culture without them. That's why we offer full-time and part-time employees standard benefit options like medical, dental and vision plans, paid time off, 401(k) plans and amazing discounts. Plus, we offer things like pet insurance, 24-hour employee assistance program, a leadership development program and celebrations like We Love Our Employees Day, just to name a few.
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