Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!
Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Reports to: Sr. 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.