Associate Buyer

The Job Holder
Emeryville, CA, USA
Aug 21, 2019

Client Name

Grocery Outlet Bargain Market


About the Team: 


The individuals from our acquiring group are a piece of an extremely powerful gathering of people. Frequently called the core of the association, the group is worked of buying VP's, Directors, Buyers, Associate Buyers, and Assistant Buyers. Eight distinct offices make up this top tier purchasing group – Grocery, Refrigerated, Frozen, Produce and Floral, Fresh Meat and Seafood, Beer and Wine, General Merchandise, and Health and Beauty Care. The novel purchasing model of Grocery Outlet is multifaceted and in this manner draws out the energy, inventiveness, and the "workmanship" of closeout purchasing in every one of our colleagues. Every one of the offices and groups work cooperatively in light of a similar objective, "to furnish deal disapproved of clients with the most profound limits on quality/marked items." Equally significant is fabricating and keeping up seller connections. Our purchasers are enabled with speed, adaptability and brisk basic leadership to give answers for our seller accomplices. A perfect expansion to the obtaining group will bring a social fit, vitality, enthusiasm, inventive reasoning, and the craving to be top tier as an individual and as a colleague. 



The job: 


This Associate Buyer is in charge of helping the General Merchandise group. An enormous piece of the job is everyday support capacities, information examination and precise information passage. This job guarantees exactness in the requesting procedure while encouraging correspondences between merchants, relating purchasers, merchandisers, and our stores. The Associate Buyer will answer to the Sr. Purchaser. 





  • Bolster Buyers on everyday elements of the division. 
  • Grow new connections just as cultivate existing connections to drive the achievement of doled out wares. 
  • In charge of classification the board for various classes and sub-classes inside the General Merchandise office. 
  • Screens on-request and oversees week by week receipt stream into DC to protect the opportune landing of requests. 
  • In charge of comprehension and actualizing information identified with doled out items. 
  • Distinguish, make and keep up ordinary things inside doled out classes and sub-classes. 
  • Discover, make and present week by week Hot Buys to the stores by means of telephone and in-person gatherings. 
  • Update WOW alert photographs and check item portrayals on a week after week premise. 
  • Information investigation, correspondences, and methodology: 
  • Guarantee that correspondence (composed/verbal) is finished and careful with the merchant and inside accomplices. 
  • Oversee advertising occasion arranging and help with the production of bundling and marking for the division. 
  • Break down sharp chances and impart to the division and store suggestions. 
  • Keeps up positive working connections and correspondence with sellers, inside offices, stores and distribution center 
  • Distinguish and shop rivalry (counting value checks); comprehend the objective client. 
  • Distinguish inclines inside the office to help reach and surpass deals and edge plan. 
  • Survey deals by store by SKU; recognizing hot and moderate venders. 
  • Keep up seller connections; work with merchants and Buyer to help arrange better terms or potential costs for the product being acquired. 
  • Sets up and keeps up a notoriety of believability and responsiveness; instantly returns seller and store telephone calls, guarantees auspicious follow-up on issues inside 24 hours. 
  • Compose articles routed to store chiefs and administrators conveying promoting suggestions and general learning of the classification. 



About you: 


  • A. Degree or 3 to 5 years retail/deals or related understanding and additionally preparing; or a proportionate blend of training and experience. 
  • Amazing relational abilities, active, willing to help other people and inspirational frame of mind 
  • Capable in the utilization of Excel, Microsoft Word and Outlook 
  • You are quick to subtleties and exceptionally composed! 
  • Ingenious and ready to investigate issues and prescribe arrangements. 
  • You are exceptionally systematic and numerical sharp. 
  • Solid composed and verbal relational abilities 
  • Capacity to organize, perform various tasks and deal with numerous ventures with an expansive outstanding burden to fulfill time constraints in a quick-paced condition 
  • Demonstrated cooperative person, self-persuaded, free scholar 
  • Capacity to re-organize extends as often as possible 
  • Ready to successfully and deferentially speak with all degrees of staff and the executives