Central Market is a specialty grocery that started in Austin, TX in 1994 and has grown to 9 locations in Texas.
What makes Central Market one of the freshest markets in the country? Try a sumptuous selection of everything edible, for starters. We go straight to the source to bring you the finest food and drink the world has to offer. With hundreds of cheeses, thousands of wines, acres of produce, and aisles of experts, Central Market is a foodie’s wonderland. Our commitment beyond the plate is another reason we’re a cut above. We believe food is a way of uniting families and communities, of preserving cultures, and of starting new traditions. Each of our nine stores is a market in the truest sense
a place to exchange goods, services and ideas, for those really into food.
Central Market offers competitive compensation and benefits program
as well as,
comprehensive training that lead
to successful careers
The Procurement Coordinator is responsible for managing product information flow and data entry using H-E-B/Central Market purchasing management systems - IMS, DSDS, OMI, W701, PMM, NIS, BI, DSS, CPS, CMOP,CT2020 , Finnet and Microsoft Office.
The coordinator will manage communication between Central Market procurement, operations, pricing, marketing, retailing services, H-E-B corporate and our vendor community.
General vendor administration includes:
*Accountable for accurate system input and paperwork for product and vendor maintenance
*Troubleshoot vendor/item problems at store level and take appropriate action for resolution
*Research and correct invoice/billing issues
*Communicate effectively with vendors and ensure timelines are followed
*Maintain and update vendor rosters and cost changes
*Collaborate with vendors on HEB/Central Market processes and paperwork requirements
*Organize information flow and data entry as directed by Procurement Buyers and BDMs
*Compile and update newsletter, flier, and other ad items timely and accurately
*Respond to product questions and item requests from both internal and external customers
*Create simple to moderate reports with the use of BI and Excel in order to research and prepare vendor cost comparisons
*Assist Buyer/s with preparation of order spreadsheets for stores with historical data via BI
*Research and compile order guide information for specific sub-departments
*Procurement Leaders may assign other duties as needed
Experience and Education:
*High School Diploma or equivalent
*2-3 years of Experience (2-3 years practical business experience; two year experience in a customer service team environment; retail experience preferred)
*Knowledgeable/experience using purchasing and retail information systems, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
*Strong customer service and team orientation.
*Strong communication skills, both verbal & written
*Solid organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.
*CMIS knowledge preferred but not required (internal candidate)
*Self-motivated with a keen sense of urgency
*Strong 10-key skills preferred, but not necessary
*Food knowledge, food business experience, and a passion for food
*Ability to organize, prioritizes, and accomplishes multiple tasks rapidly with attention to detail
*Buying office experience a plus