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Grocery Buyer (Bilingual Spanish/English)/)

Company: Fiesta Mart Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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level personnel on all new pricing information as well as status of inventory in order to eliminate any slow moving/out of date/overstocked products.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 experience.
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 Jobble

Keywords: Fiesta Mart Inc., Houston , Grocery Buyer (Bilingual Spanish/English)/), Other , Houston, Texas

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