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!
The Senior Buyer, Apparel must serve the customer in all aspects of merchandise selection while analyzing and maintaining the value of all items sold in our stores. They will assist in the flow process and presentation of merchandise to our customers and facilitate the internal and external partnerships that allow Dollar General to serve others by being a customer-driven distributor of consumable basics. This position is different from that of Buyer in that the Senior Buyer is responsible for more complex functions which may include, but are not limited to: imports, core business items, multiple departments, SKU complexity, buying volume and private labels. The Senior Buyer will also be expected to supervise others that may be involved in these more complex buying functions. The position includes broader SKU, vendor, and supply chain breadth than a Buyer position.
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration or appropriate discipline preferred. 6 to 10 years of merchandising experience required. Previous experience as a buyer or in a sourcing role required.