Grocery Buyer (Bilingual Spanish/English)/)
Company: Fiesta Mart Inc.
Posted on: January 16, 2022
A Grocery Buyer buys goods for either production and/or resale.
The Grocery Buyer negotiates the best cost for our company,
focusing on the highest quality goods and services at the lowest
possible cost. A Grocery 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inventory in order to eliminate any slow moving/out of
date/overstocked products.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: Four year degree preferred
Experience: Have a minimum 5 years of Grocery buying
Field of Expertise: Purchasing, Merchandising. 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 skillsby
Keywords: Fiesta Mart Inc., Houston , Grocery Buyer (Bilingual Spanish/English)/), Other , Houston, Texas
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