Sr. Sourcing Buyer - Center Store
Save-A-Lot - Earth City, MO

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Sr. Sourcing Buyer
      Position Description:
      Oversee the purchasing of quantities to satisfy requirements for an entire large organization
      • Analyze performance of existing vendors and items
      • Manage and negotiate cost and pricing of products ensuring that the most competitive prices are secured
      • Negotiate and manage inventory levels of multiple-load and oversee delivery schedules and seasonal merchandise
      • Investigate potential promotional items, vendors and new items
      • Supervise preparation of purchase orders from requisitions
      • Expedite delivery and visit vendors' offices and plants
      • Monitor sales and margins
      • May require supervision of lower level buyers
      Bachelors degree in business or logistics related field strongly preferred
      • Minimum five (5) – eight (8) years of experience in product negotiation and procurement
      • Knowledge of supplier and logistic systems, as well as knowledge of the federal grade/product standards and regulations
      • Understanding of store operations and merchandising methodologies and practices
      • Proficient in mathematical computation and calculation usage and able to anticipate and solve problems
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
      • Effective organizational, interpersonal and negotiation skills
      • Ability to create/maintain vendor relationships, ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of persistence and urgency with a strong focus on the customer
      • Ability to anticipate and solve problems and deal with ambiguous situations

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      Moran Foods (dba Save-A-Lot, Ltd.) is growing a lot because its customers don't have to pay a lot. The extreme-value grocery chain...