• Replenishment Buyer

    Work Location US-DE-NEWARK
    Job ID
    Job Category
    Supply Chain/Logistics/Procurement
    Nearest Metro Area
  • We are excited to on-board Replenishment Buyer for our Mid-Atlantic Division.  The role is instrumental to the Marketing team as the  Replenishment Buyer serves as a merchandising generalist for replenishment and procurement for a specified division.  In addition, you will be responsible for maintaining accurate cost records, product life‐cycle management, and managing fully landed product costs.  This role will act as the divisional resource for inventory and supplier related business needs (primary supplier contact).


    Why join our Marketing Team?

    • The opportunity to execute product life cycle management (new product introduction through product discontinuance).
    • The opportunity to be responsible for compliance with enterprise cost management processes that assure efficiency, accurate inventory cost, and meet customer pricing expectations.
    • This role will support new supplier and item set‐up process and system activities.
    • This role will lead inventory management activities for all product conversions.
    • The opportunity to collaborate with suppliers to solve quality and/or service problems; expedites deliveries as necessary.
    • Responsible for releasing Purchase Orders, and replenishing inventory.
    • Establishes and maintains business rules / processes for service levels, safety stock, inbound freight networks, etc.
    • This role will own supplier service level performance metrics (fill‐rate, on time delivery, spoilage and liquidation, PO match); drives necessary continuous improvement to these measures.
    • Responsible for primary and backup sourcing solutions.
    • Assists in developing strategies and action plans to achieve desired fully landed product cost solutions.   


    What we need from you?

    • Requires the ability to find creative replenishment/recovery solutions and quickly change directions as situations dictate.
    • Ability to work in teams, interact with others across departments/roles, develop relationships, etc.
    • Self-Management - self-directed with ability to deal with distraction, repetition, prioritization, fluctuations in workload, ambiguity, etc.
    • Communication - excellent written, verbal, organizational and communication skills.
    • Time Management - ability to multi-task, prioritize, and execute efficient work processes.
    • Supply Chain Management - knowledge of principles and methods for moving goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits
    • Product and Category - advanced knowledge of perishable supply chain principles and techniques.
    • Ability to identify, resolve issues, and communicate concerns and successes to appropriate personnel in a highly professional and efficient manner.
    • Knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, presentation, e-mail, and Google applications.


    Candidates will have….

    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or related field.
    • Five or more year’s previous experience in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Product or Category Management.
    • Knowledge of JDA software is a plus.

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    Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!


    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  



    We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
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    Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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    All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

    Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.  


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