Alex Lee

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Associate Buyer I - Level 9

Associate Buyer I - Level 9

Requisition ID 
2018-38147
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NC-Hickory
Posted Date 
5/18/2018
Category  
Marketing
Company 
MDI

More information about this job

Overview

This position is an entry level buying position with emphasis on buyer training, to include hands on buying and negotiating experience

with less complicated vendors and product categories.

 

Level 9

Wages Salary

Minimum - $47,045

Maximum - $75,272

Responsibilities

1.

Training in weekly team buying at a level that achieves service level goal of 97.5% in grocery, 98% in dairy and frozen food,

and 96% in GM/HBC.

2.Training and conducting in selection and purchase of new items.
3.Training and conducting forward buying, if required, to maximize return on investment for respective categories.
4.Training and conducting promotional and reserve buys in order to meet demands of retailer customers.
5.

Training in organization of various files needed for accurate costing and invoicing to retail customers (Deal file, item file,

cost file, billing file).

6.Assists in all departmental activities, including food shows, trip programs, etc.
7.Training and execution of billbacks in order to collect money due MDI.
8.

Participates in regular visits to the warehouse, returns area, and retail stores to keep abreast of any problems or

opportunities that may pertain to buying.

9.Maintains consistent communication and positive relationships with all customers.
10.

Supervises operation to comply with all applicable FSMA regulation, as well as Company Food Safety Plan, policies,

procedures and standards.

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

Qualifications

Candidate should possess the skills and knowledge generally associated with a bachelor's degree in Business or related field, MBA

preferred. Should possess excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, and analytical skills. Multi-tasking with strong

organizational skills.  Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.