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Buyer, Junior

Buyer, Junior

Job ID 
2018-5319
Job Location 
US-ID-Meridian
Working Hours 
8-5

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Overview

Food Services of America is part of Services Group of America (SGA), ranked by Forbes as one of the largest privately held companies in the U.S. As part of a larger family of companies, we provide everything you need to succeed!

As a privately-held, family-owned broad line foodservice distributor, we serve customers throughout the mid-west, west and Alaska.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain flow of vendor confirmation.
  • Update costing through confirmation process and forward buys to maximize margins
  • Manage promotional activity pricing input and scripts
  • Provide item maintenance support as needed in both ERP and DPR systems
  • Provide analytical support as needed
  • Work with national accounts on forward buy opportunities with monthly contract pricing
  • Manage all non-stock programs
  • Manage inter-branch ordering both inbound and outbound
  • Work with buyers on selling obsolete inventory and vendor returns
  • Provide vacation coverage for buyers and demand planners
  • Provide a high level of communication with our sales team and problem solve to meet customer satisfaction
  • Input purchasing plans to maximize inventory to meet customer demand
  • Manage LTO and Onboarding of new accounts within our demand replenishment system
  • Train to become proficient on our DPR purchasing system
  • Other responsibilities as needed

Qualifications

  • Associates degree or higher preferred.  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel and Outlook.  
  • Previous purchasing experience preferred.  
  • Ability to act quickly and decisively in a fast paced, dynamic environment and be a catalyst for working collaboratively in a team oriented environment. 
  • Exceptional analytical, planning, and organizational skills.  
  • Must have successful work performance, demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively, work well with others, and exercise sound judgment and display initiative and innovation on the job.
  • Ability to pass a background investigation and drug test.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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