The Purchasing Analyst is responsible for working with the sales teams to capture market intelligence, generate purchase orders, monitor inventory levels and fill rates, and coordinate with logistics companies to transport product into warehouses.
Analyze historical sales data to generate appropriate purchasing plan .
Work with sales teams to capture and incorporate field intelligence into purchasing plan
Create, monitor, and analyze day-to-day creation of manual purchase orders
Develop and adjust orders based on load weight and order quantities to maximize efficiency
Update purchase orders as needed with new shipping dates, ETA’s, quantity changes, etc.
Monitor inventory levels to identify and correct potential stock outages and excess inventory scenarios
Meet with management and sales to resolve inventory issues, discuss service level metrics, and review sourcing
Ensure inventory of new products is planned properly to meet the needs of product launch dates
Manage freight costs by working closely with management and transportation providers
Perform other job related duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years of experience or equivalent education and related experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Knowledge of other MS Office Suite and/or software applications related to job functions
Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills
Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs
Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits provides competitive compensation based on estimated performance level consistent with the past relevant experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education of employees. Unless otherwise expressly stated, any pay ranges posted here are estimates from outside of Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits and do not reflect Southern Glazer’s pay bands or ranges.