iLocatum

Cincinnati, OH

Hispanic Foods Buyer

Hispanic Foods Procurement Specialist

Our client in Cincinnati, OH is currently hiring a Hispanic Foods Procurement Specialist for a full-time position.

About Our Company:

  • Leading grocery retailer
  • Dynamic team-based environment
  • Committed to providing exceptional customer service

Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently manage the purchasing of Hispanic, Central, and South American food products
  • Place orders, track inventory levels, and ensure timely product delivery
  • Negotiate with suppliers to secure best pricing and terms
  • Maintain compliance with FIFO and Rotation processes
  • Oversee inventory management for both back room and sales floor
  • Collaborate with other departments to optimize product selection and promotional activities
  • Train and supervise buying-related activities for a team of staff members
  • Conduct employee performance evaluations and provide ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Participate in bi-monthly meetings and competitor store price analysis
  • Attend trade shows and assist in setting retail prices and creating advertisements
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization within designated work areas
  • Support store transfers and maintain effective communication with other locations

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in retail grocery buying or a related field
  • Fluent in both English and Spanish
  • Preferred bachelor's degree in Business Management, Marketing, or a related field
  • Proven track record in expanding product categories and achieving sales targets
  • Ability to lift weights up to 50 pounds and work in varying temperature environments
  • Proficiency in office computer skills, including Google Docs and Spreadsheets
  • Experience with inventory management software and retail pricing strategies
  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities
  • Willingness to work nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive health, life, vision, and dental insurance plans
  • Paid vacation time
  • 401k plan
  • Employee discount
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