Retail Vendor/Purchasing Manager

Company Name:
The Nagler Group
Position Profile
This position is primarily responsible for supervising day-to-day Vendor Management/Purchasing functions within operations across all product categories to meet or exceed established customer service levels and inventory investment targets while maximizing gross profits.
Essential Job Function/Responsibilities
1. Manage the company's day-to-day purchasing activities for replenishment inventory across 2. Optimize inventory investment across locations to meet or exceed established customer service levels while minimizing overstock and slow moving inventory.
5. Support efforts of all product categories relative to purchasing activity, to include, but not limited to: new products/vendors launches, promotional opportunities, bid roll, and brand to generic transition.
6. Provide input and direction for enhancing current purchasing systems, parameters, and processes to improve overall department performance toward key performance indicators.
7. Collaborate with Corporate IT to employ a vendor management tracking system that will provide reporting and analysis. Summarize information and trends and propose recommendations.
8. Prepare detailed reports for analysis of purchasing activity to identify root causes of issues and implement control processes.
9. Other tasks and projects as assigned.
Personal Responsibilities
Focuses on results in a professional, ethical, and responsible manner when dealing with customers, vendors, team members, and others.
Accepts being accountable and responsible in work practices and expectations. Delivers what is promised.
Fosters a collaborative, team-oriented attitude. Communicates effectively with others with clarity and transparency.
Uses innovative critical and creative thinking to evaluate and solve work and customer issues.
Seeks assistance in solving work problems through collaboration and information seeking.
Demonstrates alignment with H. D. Smith values, mission, and strategy.
Soft Skills:
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
Strong analytical ability.
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Technical Skills:
Excellent computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Windows, and SAP MRP.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum five (5) years of experience in purchasing and inventory management (pharmaceuticals, Retail goods preferred).
Previous supervisory and management experience and knowledge with proven leadership abilities.

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