Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Reports to: Buyer
Partner and assist the Buyer in the selection, flow and merchandising of products that will provide Dollar General’s customer with a better life, and our shareholders with a superior investment. Facilitate the internal and external partnerships that allow Dollar General to serve others by being a customer driven distributor of consumable basics.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Assists in sales planning and short and long term forecasting.
Assists buyer in selecting merchandise that will create value and excitement for our customer and impact overall company success.
Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to develop an understanding of the market and our customer’s basic needs in order to generate an assortment that is a fit for our niche.
Work Experience and/or Education:
3 to 5 years in merchandising and/or applicable retail experience. A college degree and buying experience preferred.