Job Title: Buyer
Department: Merchandising, Non-Consumables Initiatives
Reports to: Director, Non-Consumables Initiatives
Serve the customer in all aspects of merchandise selection; analyze and maintain the value of all items sold in our stores. Assist in the flow process and presentation of merchandise to our customers. Facilitate the internal and external partnerships that allow Dollar General to serve others by being a customer driven distributor of consumable and non-consumable basics. More limited SKU, vendor, and supply chain breadth than Senior Buyer position.
Plan, evaluate and provide monthly projections for core items to maintain our95% in-stock goal.
Assist all teamshare partners in matters that are directly or indirectly involved
with merchandising, i.e. accounting, reorder, retail, distribution, import, logisticsand vendors.
Maintain accurate vendor and item information to best control procurement and
logistical flow of merchandise until it reaches our customer. Research and
negotiate vendor base to identify the best value for our customer. Penetrate
new market share while maximizing shareholders reward. Evaluate, select,
design, and develop merchandise for both core and non-core distributionand presentation in store.
Develop line review and generate plan-o-grams for department andcommunicate these for proper presentation to our customer.
Work Exerience and/or Education:
3 to 5 years of merchandising experience required, preferably as a Replenishment Buyer, Assistant Buyer, or Planning Manager. College degree strongly preferred.