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Grocery Procurement - Buyer

400 Industrial Ave, Cheshire, CT 06410, USA Req #457
Monday, October 16, 2023

Position Overview:


As a Grocery Buyer you will be responsible for maintaining a 95% service level while achieving budgeted inventory levels and delivering optimal cost/sell margins defined as 100% accurate purchase orders.  You will also be responsible for optimizing inbound performance, ensuring vendor buying parameters with maximum efficiency and balancing profitable inventory levels and turns.   



  • Managing specific vendor book(s) and delivering a 95% total fill for our customers
  • Managing full compliance and utilization of E3 software
  • Expedite Purchase Orders (P.O’s) as needed for service level
  • Manage product assortment through category and SKU evaluation, efficient assortment, vendor selection, new and discontinuance of items
  • Addressing and following through with vendor cuts and/or allocations
  • Managing and maintaining profitable inventory to achieve budgeted levels
  • Ensuring no loss to margin with 100% accurate purchase orders to maximize buy-in opportunities
  • Managing the replenishment process to ensure seasonal ordering, holiday sales, trade shows and any special promotional activity
  • Ensure customer satisfaction
  • Perform other duties as assigned by leadership


  • Preferred one (1) years procurement experience
  • Preferred one (1) retail/grocery experience or equivalent
  • Knowledge of technological systems such as but not limited to: Microsoft Office, E3 or AWR, Buying systems,  E-mail, Voice mail etc


  • Monday – Friday
  • Standard Business hours



  • Warehouse Office – approx. 65F – 75F


  • Physical abilities: Ability to stand, walk and sit throughout your day; Walking on a variety of flooring such as carpet, concrete, tile etc;
  • Strong communication Skills: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with peers and leaders on a daily basis
  • Organizational Skills: Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines; project management
  • Working in a team based environment: Working independently and as a team player to ensure our customers are receiving orders timely and with the highest quality
  • Quality: Maintain integrity and high standards from all perspectives
  • Safety Culture: Maintain and drive safety policies to all associates; driving for accountability of safe practices throughout shift



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  • 400 Industrial Ave, Cheshire, CT 06410, USA