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Primary Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Tile: Rebuyer

Job Number: 2017-49335

Date Posted: 5-27-2017

Job Summary:

The acquisition of product to meet or exceed turns, service level and cost objectives of the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively purchase items and/or materials for which the Buyer is responsible while achieving budgeted inventory levels, turns and service rate levels.
  • Ensure that all Purchase Orders are placed on time to meet production demands.
  • Develop and meet cost reduction programs as assigned.
  • Monitor supplier competitiveness and the total competitive environment to ensure maximum service and profitability.
  • Maintain effective communication with suppliers to resolve delivery/receiving issues.
  • Attend meetings with suppliers when needed to manage department/buyer’s expectations.
  • Issue and maintain Purchasing Agreements and Addendums.
  • Manage and update system inputs to keep lead time, order quantities and pricing information accurate.
  • Assist team with achieving business goals.
  • Special projects and other assignments as needed.
  • Collaborate with all business entities to plan and purchase inventory to expected service levels.
  • Develop purchase and exit strategies to manage to inventory and open to buy requirements.
  • Participate in inventory initiatives, as required.
  • Provide order forecasts to vendors, as required.

Job Specifications:

2-5+ years of retail buying or planning experience or an equivalent combination of education/experience.

Minimum: Associate’s Degree in Business Management, Supply Chain or related field .

Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Business or a related field.

  • Analytical ability to track and purchase inventories in an appropriate time frame.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, needed to complete required reports.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills to communicate effectively with vendors (phone, email, and in-person).
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to follow through and complete task on time.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

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

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