Restaurant Depot Buying Assistant in Whitestone, New York
Position Title: Buying Assistant
Date Revised: May 8, 2007
Provides support to Corporate Buyers by assisting them with the process of merchandising, selection and development, sales, analysis and vendor management.
Sets up new items and vendors in the department.
Coordinates all aspects of purchase order management, item definition, coding, purchase order entry, revisions, order reconciliations, EDI and drop shipments.
Collects weekly store margins.
Sources product from secondary vendors.
Enters advertisement ads.
Researches and processes Accounts payable pricing discrepancies.
Serves as a liaison between the buying department and the branches and vendors.
Provides administrative support such as phoning, faxing orders to vendors, releasing orders, price changes and creating spreadsheets.
- Performs other work-related duties as required and assigned.
Education, Experience and Skills Required:
Bachelor’s Degree, OR
High School Diploma or GED with at least 2 years experience OR
Any appropriate combination of education and experience.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Commitment to company values and strong customer orientation.
- Average office environment. Heated in the winter, air-conditioned in the summer. Accessibility to computers, phone, fax, copiers etc. on premises.
I fully understand the responsibilities and qualifications required for this job. Furthermore, I find that I am capable of performing the required functions.