Job Order Number: 7838
Job Title: Manager Procurement
Industry: Convenience/Retail
Postion Reports To:: Procurement Strategic Planning and Analytics
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business
Experience: 5+ years of experience
Location: Texas
Recruiter: Rick Cosmer
Recruiter Direct Line: 239-302-3588

• Responsible for the ongoing strategy and development of the product category
• Responsible for negotiating our costs with the vendor
• Creating and developing a long term plan and strategy for development of the category
• Manage, analyze, and monitor market changes in product mix and retail/wholesale prices to remain competitive
• Determine market needs, gaps, and create a strategy to capture new growth
• Work effectively with stores, vendors and internal departments, such as pricing for product authorization, cost and retail maintenance
• Develop key supplier relationships for category management initiatives
• Contribute to the category’s profitability by increasing the volume of products that are sold within the category
• Working knowledge of the products, consumer needs, buying practices, and retail/wholesale environment related to the category
• Strong judgment skills in analyzing and responding to challenging issues raised by customers, co-workers, and employees
• Perform other duties as required and/or assigned
• Employee must be able to perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combinations of experience and education in lieu of degree
• 5+ years of experience
• Advanced skill level with in MS office and Excel
• Experience with Data Visualization products
• Experience in interpreting significant amounts of data, reports and analysis in order to turn it into action steps to achieve goals
• Demonstrate excellent judgement and able to maintain confidentiality
• Must possess excellent interpersonal skills to apply in communications with business partners, the stores and internal departments
• Plan and manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
• Must have attention to detail and proven follow up skills

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