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Replenishment Buyer

Columbus, OH | Full Time
8 Days Ago

Job Description


A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A REPLENISHMENT BUYER IN FOODSERVICE DISTRIBUTION
As a Replenishment Buyer, you will analyze and manage inventory levels for all assigned food vendors to ensure adequate supply while meeting or exceeding key performance indicators to maintain service level targets to our customers in the restaurant industry.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • - Place accurate purchase orders for assigned vendors based on weekly product forecasts and seasonality, while maintaining targeted service levels and inventory goals.
  • - Perform weekly inventory management activities to identify and manage excessive and obsolete inventory.
  • - Review daily inventory to solve potential out of stock issues with Category Manager.
  • - Maintain inventory goals by vendor set by Category Manager and Director of Merchandising.
  • - Expedite delivery of purchase orders based on unanticipated customer demand by working with vendors and logistics partners
  • - Ensure quality of product from vendors meets RDP Foodservice quality standards, including incoming loads and approving or denying loads of product and work with warehouse personnel on deterioration and expirations limits
  • - Communicate vendor performance issues to category manager in a timely manner
  • - Maintain timely and thorough communication with warehouse on incoming Purchase orders

REPLENISHMENT BUYER QUALIFICATIONS

  • - One to three years purchasing experience.
  • - Solid understanding of demand forecasting and/or supply chain.
  • - Works independently with sense of urgency.
  • - Excellent interpersonal and communications skills including both written and oral.
  • - Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize.
  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

WORK SCHEDULE
This position is located in our corporate office in Hilliard OH. Schedule is Monday through Friday 8am - 5pm.

We offer our Buyers a salary to commensurate with experience. Our full-time employees also enjoy comprehensive benefits including, medical, vision, and dental insurance with employee contribution, a company-paid $25,000 employee life insurance policy, paid time off (PTO), and a 401(k)-program option with company match


RDP Foodservice provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.