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Henry Schein Buyer in Melville, New York

Description

JOB OVERVIEW:

This position is responsible to review and analyze all merchandise to ensure fulfillment to distribution centers.Review assigned vendors to ensure correct forecasting, order placement and all terms and agreements are enforced and followed.Manage higher variability in demand and seasonal lines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage import vendors with high lead times and high forecasting horizons.
Determine appropriate product quantities to purchase while keeping inventory replenishment at sufficient levels.
Negotiate special buying agreements to get additional discounts to increase profit margin.
Maintain low levels of excess inventory through regular review of stock levels and forecast.Work with Marketing and Merchandising and recommend disposition of discontinued and slow moving products.
Contact for Customer Service to provide detailed information on products, status of product availability for backorders, and to suggest substitutions.
Form and maintain favorable relationships with vendors and sales to maximize profitability.
Proactively study merchant sales plans and evaluate sales history to develop inventory forecasts.
Monitor and adjust E3 system exceptions regularly and reviews system-generated suggested order quantities and re-projects buys (add value to the info generated from the system in a proactive manner).
Negotiate profit margin with volume buying from our suppliers.
Meet with vendors to stay informed of product specifications and to obtain information on discontinued items.

KNOWLEDGE:

Intermediate level professional role. Some evaluation, originality or ingenuity required to perform tasks. Know and apply the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a particular field. Apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.

JOB COMPLEXITY:

Work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practice to determine appropriate action. Build productive internal/external working relationships.

SUPERVISION:

Normally receive little instruction on day to day work, detailed instruction on new projects or assignments.

Qualifications

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Typically 3 to 4 years of related professional experience.

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

Bachelor's Degree or global equivalent in related discipline. E3 Level 4 certification required.

GENERAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:

\*Professional skills with an understanding of industry practices and company policies and procedures.

\*Developing proficiency with tools, systems, and procedures.

\*Good planning/ organizational skills and techniques.

\*Developing problem solving skills.

\*Good writing and communication skills.

\*Excellent conflict resolution skills.

\*Good decision making skills.

\*Excellent interpersonal skills.

\*Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

\*Direction from manager/director is needed on some issues.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

\*Begin to anticipate future trends

\*Ability to work through ambiguity of data

\*Good decision making skills

\*Ability to collaborate with cross functional partners and suppliers

\*Good negotiating skills

\*Broad knowledge of SKU optimization process

\*WCS

TRAVEL/ PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

\*Travel typically less than 10%.

\*Office environment. No special physical demands required.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Typically, to advance to a
new grade, TSMs must demonstrate professional behavior and should consistently
be at the high-end of meets expectations or consistently exceed expectations.

APPROVALS:

Business Approval:

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HR Approval:

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Compensation Approval:

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Primary Location:USA-NY-Melville

Henry Schein, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability that can be reasonably accommodated without undue hardship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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