Dairy/Frozen Buyer/Category Manager

  • Mitchell Grocery Corp.
  • Albertville, AL, USA
  • Sep 07, 2019
Full time General Managers and Management Executives

Job Description

Position Summary: Position is responsible for the planning, procurement and coordination of the dairy and frozen foods products class.Essential duties and responsibilities to include but are not limited to the following:· Assist in the creation of business plans that meet or exceed company goals for sales, profit, service level, inventory turns and product quality· Assist in the creation of retail merchandising plans that deliver or exceed independent retailers' expectations in terms of sales and profits· Be responsible for delivering financial results to meet or exceed budget goals· Effectively communicate with all team members, retail customers, vendors and brokers to insure all company goals are met or exceeded on a daily basis· Ensure all areas of logistics are managed and communicated to meet or exceed company expectations· Perform and oversee all areas of procurement for all center store dairy and frozen foods products to include daily turn business, ad products and seasonal products· Ensure all inventory is managed to produce maximum sales and profits for the company and retailers· Establish a high level of business relationships with all manufacturers, brokers and vendors to insure we deliver the best quality products at the best possible price to our retailers each and every day· Prepare for and attend department meetings to review and plan business goals· Be constantly aware of the market as it pertains to wholesale and retail competition