Energy Recruiters has partnered with a leading convenience store chain to support their search for a Category Buyer. The primary purpose of this position is to manage specific categories to ensure financial goals including sales, margins, and inventory are met.
Based on Experience
Las Vegas, NV
Negotiate buying prices, create short and long term sales planning growth strategies, and analyze current business to identify opportunities and assess risks.
Monitor industry trends, evaluate competition and current market performance.
Execute new product and marketing promotional sales.
Collaborate with merchandising teams, operations, marketing and related departments.
Employ best practices to manage ordering, markdowns, and inventory
Develop positive professional relationships with vendors.
Two (2) to Four (4) years’ of category buyer/procurement experience in retail environment preferred
Experience with packaged candy, snacks, and novelty items a plus
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Computer proficient in Microsoft Office
PDI or Pinnacle price book knowledge a plus
Chad Tyo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-392-3890