Buyer, Fresh Meat - Sam's Club

Buyer, Fresh Meat - Sam's Club

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1198113BR

What you'll do at

  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with suppliers, ensures suppliers meet Sam's Club expectations and metrics, holds suppliers accounting to business plans (ex. quality, production, on-time delivery, etc) and sharing inventory demand to maximize manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Executes merchandising plans for subcategories
  • Executes product subcategory strategies
  • Implements and executes sourcing strategies to procure products for club, negotiates item cost while executing supplier agreements and communicating with suppliers on procurement execution.
  • Manages financial performance of assigned subcategory groups
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
  • Reviews, understands, and uses the results of market analysis (ex. product information, trend and historical data, supplier research, trade publications, trade shows etc) and visits supplier facilities to observe the product manufacturing process and handling to identify products that satisfy member needs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Business or related field and 1 year's experience in Merchandising or related field OR 3 years' experience in Merchandising or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year's experience creating and analyzing Profit and Loss (P&L) statements.
  • 1 year's supervisory experience.
  • 4 years' experience in Merchandising or related field.
Spanish speaking

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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