Entry Level Buyer, Speciality Cheese

Mandi Foods - Pittsburgh, PA

Full-time

Mandi Foods, Inc., a retail food distributor located in RIDC Park, Pittsburgh, has a job opening for a Buyer. We are looking for candidates with excellent communication skills and have a passion for solving problems, the ability to work effectively with customers and colleagues, and the organizational skills to work in a fast paced environment juggling multiple demands.

Position Summary

This position will assist the Sr. Buyer in managing the sourcing, forecasting, inventory, and promotional planning on assigned categories. Develop an overall understanding of negotiation strategies, category management, pricing, and seasonal demand planning.

Job Responsibilities

  • Processing customer orders. Placing orders with manufacturers, managing customer and vendor pricing
  • Develop management reports and performing other tasks as assigned
  • Manage activities for replenishing warehouse inventory along with promotional and seasonal forecasting
  • Ensure timely delivery of orders, taking action on late or short orders, interacting with vendor customer service areas and interact with shipping and logistics companies
  • Support the Retail Sales Manager and Category Planner in planning and promotional activity along with product assortment
  • Ensure all documents and forms related to inventoried items are current and in compliance

Education/Training

  • College Degree in business, management, marketing or related field. Experience in purchasing a plus

Salary

  • Commensurate with experience. Benefits package available.

Please forward resume and salary requirements.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 to $38,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Procurement: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)