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Primary Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Tile: Purchasing Analyst

Job Number: 2017-53076

Date Posted: 9-12-2017

Job Summary

Responsible for analyzing data, running programs and generating reports to support Purchasing/Replenishment and Merchandise Planning departments. Also to be responsible for analytic/reporting support of Retail Analysis department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Support store fulfillment function through data mining / provision of raw data files regarding product on-hands,

on-order and sales at the store-item level to replenishment personnel.

· Produce reports/analyses which support purchasing, distribution, replenishment and inventory decisions.

· Administer monthly margin neutrality vendor chargeback program, including calculating chargebacks, producing reports and submitting chargebacks to AP.

· Support Retail Analysis group with queries/reports as necessary.

· Update/maintain product family database as needed.

· Provide ad-hoc and recurring reporting for Merchant group on item/vendor sales, receipts, inventory levels, returns, potential expiration and other metrics.

· Communicate with Accounting on monthly cost changes. Operate/enhance programs for determining timeliness of cost changes and aging of product inventory. Research receipt volumes by vendor and rebate terms to support accruing/collection of rebates. Provide weekly receipt figures to Finance for cash projections.

· Troubleshoot shipping and/or product setup issues.

  • Assist in administering of local informational databases which support purchasing, distribution and inventory reports/programs/processes.

Job Specifications

1+ years of experience in database analysis with an equivalent working background with programming and query tools.

BA/BS Degree in business, mathematics, computer science or related field stressing rigorous analysis

· Excellent computer skills, including familiarity with relational databases, querying language and programming.

Familiarity with Access required, experience with Foxpro a plus.

· Ability to address complex analytical issues.

GNC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Protected Veterans/Disabled Individuals Employer.

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