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Buyer - Candy -Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Company: El Super
Location: Paramount
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Buyers make up a key component of the merchandising function at Bodega Latina Corporation. A Buyer buys goods for either production and/or resale. Buyers negotiate the best cost for our company, focusing on the highest quality goods and services at the lowest possible cost. A buyer identifies foreign and domestic suppliers, and keeps abreast of changes affecting both the supply of and demand for, needed products and materials.
The responsibilities of a Buyer include:
- Full departmental P&L responsibilities. - Establishing strategies to meet sales expectations. - Managing the purchasing functions of the department. - Developing and implementing purchasing, pricing and merchandising strategies. - Selecting vendors, assessing vendor capabilities, evaluating vendor performance, and negotiating cost, delivery and payment terms. - Maintaining established inventory turns for each product category purchased. - Communicating with store level personnel on all new pricing information as well as status of inventory in order to eliminate any slow moving/out of date/overstocked products. - Developing store level ordering strategies including management of DSD vendors. - Striving continuously to obtain new or improved lines of inventory/products for the company. - Developing, implementing and maintaining category Plan-O-Gram at store level. - Expediting purchase order vendor - Negotiating annual contracts - Evaluating promotions.
Education: - Minimum four year degree.

Experience: - Have a minimum 5 years of Retail buying experience.
Field of Expertise: - Purchasing, Merchandising. - Grocery Retail. - Strong knowledge of Hispanic food retailing. - Business Management.
Skills: - Bilingual (English & Spanish) Preferred. - The ability to develop good relationships with vendors, and maintain communication with other departments within the organization. - Strong planning, analytical and time management skills. - Strong computer skills

Keywords: El Super, Paramount , Buyer - Candy -Bilingual (English/Spanish), Other , Paramount, California

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