Division Buyer (Wilmington)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
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Carneys Point, NJ
McLane Company, Inc. is one of the largest supply chain services leaders, providing grocery and foodservice
supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores and chain restaurants throughout
the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery and McLane Foodservice operates over 80 distribution centers
across the U.S. and one of the nation's largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than
50,000 different consumer products to nearly 110,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides
alcoholic beverage distribution through its wholly owned subsidiary, Empire Distributors, Inc. McLane is a
wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs more than 20,000 teammates.
JOB SUMMARY/GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
This position is responsible for the procurement and management of inventory (for the New Jersey distribution
center servicing the Wawa Stores); utilizing various McLane Systems, applications and best practices to achieve
the goals set forth for the department service level, DSII, overstocks, distributions, and inventory turns.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Other duties may be assigned. A teammate in this position must have the ability to:
Work closely with and communicate well with suppliers, brokers, and customer, to include customer service, sales, accounting and operations.
Analyze sales and purchasing trends to identify, plan and execute seasonal strategies and other changes in demand.
Review daily service level, DSII reporting, daily out reports, promotional tracking and event calendar.
Review of the past due and unconfirmed purchase orders report, three-day time supply.
Review of warehouse receiving and inventory adjustments.
Buy in accordance with the policies and best practices of McLane Company, adhering to the requirements necessary
to meet individual, department and company objectives.
Assist with purchasing, online distributions; overstock resolution and weekly filter trips.
Assist in invoice discrepancies and seasonal planning as needed.
Serve as primary or secondary contact and fosters positive and mutual beneficial relationship with suppliers and customer.
Develop tools to monitor and improve supplier performance, using self-initiative and fact-based measurement criteria to improve asset management.
Monitor new item setup and communicate with all necessary parties to insure items ship out correctly.
MINIMUM SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
A teammate in this position must:
Have a bachelor degree in business or related major.
Possess purchasing or inventory management background preferred.
Have management and supervisory experience, preferred; some sales experience is also helpful.
Have a distributor or wholesale background.
Be knowledgeable of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
Possess excellent communication, time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
Be accurate and have attention to detail.
Candidates must pass a background check, drug screen and other job requirements.
McLane is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.
Associated topics: controller, director, finance director, organizational culture, president, senior director, staff, supervise, supply, vice president
Associated topics: chief financial officer, director, general manager, general operational manager, general operations manager, operation, organizational culture, senior director, staff, supervise
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