Replenishment Buyer in Camp Hill at Rite Aid

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

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Job Description

Job Description SUMMARY

The primary purpose of this position is to manage the purchasing of basic, ad, and promotional items based on assigned goals.  This includes managing a portfolio of items across all distribution centers.  Management of optimal inventory levels must be maintained in order to achieve inventory turns through days of supply, service level goal, product expiration and overall inventory profitability.  The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in observance of Rite Aid’s brand and strategy and adhere to our core values and service attributes. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:

  •  Create purchase orders, ensure accurate quantities for basic, promotional, and seasonal products and ensure timely delivery to maintain service level goals in order to support store orders
  •  Monitor inventory and make purchases to maintain inventory turns based on established DC category inventory plans.  Look for buying opportunities that reduce margin
  •  Create and maintain forecasts, seasonal profiles, lead times, order cycles, and item / vendor setup in the replenishment system for all DC / item locations. Adjusts forecasts against item trends
  •  Collaborate with suppliers via email, phone and fax to ensure the timely delivery of product; resolve shipping issues, advise on appropriate carriers, manage purchase order changes and review monthly scorecards. Work through corrective action plans as needed
  •  Analyze advertising projections against established product movement and prior advertising sales; place orders for ad product against store orders
  •  Collaborate with Category Managers to resolve item and vendor issues where stock and service levels are not being met against established inventory plans
  • Collaborate with transportation team and other inventory analysts to move product between warehouse facilities, like soon to expire products and vendor buying minimums
Experience / Requirements
  •  Other, JDA or Blue Ridge Buyer Campus Level 1 Certification preferred
  • Three (3) years' of experience in Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment required
  • JDA Advanced Warehouse Replenishment System experience preferred

Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/Sciences (BA/BS) Business required
  • Or equivalent education in lieu of experience