10399 Category Buyer

Energy Recruiters | Las Vegas, NV

Posted Date 1/15/2020
Description

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. 

 

Compensation

Based on Experience

 

Location

Las Vegas, NV

 

Responsibilities

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.

 

Requirements

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

 

Contact

Chad Tyo at chadt@er-inc.com or 678-392-3890

Professional Interests (choose at least one)
Finance & Accounting | Marketing & Category Management | Retail & Food Service Operations
Geographic Regions (choose at least one)
No Preference/Open to All | Southwest | West Coast

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