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Non-Perishable Buyer

Houston, TX

Discipline: Purchasing Job Number: 8708 Industry: Grocery/Retail Store

Job Description

Kinsa is recruiting for a: Buyer Non-perishable – Bilingual/Spanish          

Location: Houston, TX

Our client is a growing grocery chain leader seeking a Buyer Non-perishable.  The Buyer Non-perishable will be responsible for driving sales growth with exciting deals and new items, while maintaining appropriate inventory turns and gross margin levels.   The Buyer Non-perishable will have report to the VP of Purchasing.

Compensation/Benefits:                                                                         

  • Generous base salary plus bonus 
  • Excellent benefit package
  • Vacation and Holiday pay
  • Relocation assistance

Responsibilities:

  1. Identify foreign and domestic suppliers, negotiating best price while focusing on the highest quality goods
  2. Full departmental P&L responsibilities
  3. Develop and implement purchasing, pricing and merchandising strategies
  4. Analyze price trends and assess their impact on future activities as well as keep up on market trends
  5. Develop, implementing and maintain category Plan-O-Grams

Education/Experience:                                                                            

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of Retail buying experience
  • Solid understanding of procurement and merchandising
  • Bilingual – English and Spanish required
  • Strong time management skills, highly organized and detail oriented
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements (FDA, USDA ...)

Meet Your Recruiter

Mary Chambers
Account Manager at Kinsa Group

Mary has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Parkside and 13 years of experience in the recruiting industry, including more than 8 years as a Recruiter at Kinsa Group. Currently a Kinsa Account Manager she handles new business development for our Meat and Poultry customers, Shelf-Stable Foods, Food Distributors, Cannabis, Nutraceutical, Pet Food, Food Service Restaurant, and Food Packaging companies. She’s a great first point of contact at Kinsa if you have a talent recruiting need within your organization.

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