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Meat Buyer

North Haven Distribution Center, 400 North Frontage Road, North Haven, Connecticut, United States of America Req #167
Monday, October 11, 2021

A Meat Buyer at Bozzutos will Negotiate favorable pricing, quality, delivery and terms. Manage assigned categories as strategic business units, producing enhanced business results by focusing on consumer value. Procure, plan, direct, and monitor assigned categories.

  • Analyze and monitor sales records, trends, weather, seasonality and economies conditions to anticipate customer buying patterns and determine what will be sold and how much inventory is needed.
  • Achieve budgeted sales and gross profits results.
  • Achieve budgeted inventory turns and service levels.
  • Manage product assortment through category and SKU evaluation, efficient assortment, Vendor selection, new and discontinuance of items.
  • Manage promotion process through a promotional planning calendar, defining and establishing category strategies, and establishing retail and wholesale budgets.
  • Manage pricing by monitoring weekly pricing activities, contract negotiations, and managing promotional dollars.
  • Keypunch purchase orders.
  • Interface with accounting and vendors regarding pricing, payment and deduction issues.
  • Participate in ad writing process.
  • Collaborate with merchandising and sales to support a teamwork atmosphere.
  • Interact with Logistics Supply chain
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction while maintaining budgeted sales and profits. 
  • Maintain professionalism in and outside of work.
  • Attend all educational and required courses to keep present with Bozzuto’s Management systems and job related aspects.
  • Work in fast paced atmosphere.
  • Work in cold conditions when needed (coolers) 
  • Problem solving.
  • Work extra hours in addition to normal schedule when needed.
  • Adhere to all company policies.
  • Maintain standards of personal hygiene and proper dress code.
  • Report to your Supervisor all problems that interfere with a safe and orderly work environment.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • North Haven Distribution Center, 400 North Frontage Road, North Haven, Connecticut, United States of America