Bakery Specialist (Buyer, Purchasing) JobDescription : Bakery Specialist (Buyer,Purchasing) Responsibilities;· Replenishes products through proper buyingprocedures.
Monitors and acts upon open PO reports for both purchases andcredits in an accurate and timelymanner.· Completes spoilage, sampling, temperature, and sweep worksheets asrequired.
Ensures orders for product are timely and accurate to monitorinventoryturns.· Maintains positive working relationship withvendors.
Analyzes and controls product transfers, waste, andspoilage.· Supports leadership in conductinginventories.· Maintains financial profitability by meeting and exceedingpurchasing and salestargets.
Provides excellent customer service, addresses need of customers ina timely and effective manner and models suggestive sellingtechniques;
answers phones and pages promptly andcourteously.· Maximizes sales potential through effective and proper proceduresfor prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandisingproduct.
Follows and complies, or ensures compliance, with establishedprocedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation,and safe workpractices.
Performs opening, mid, and closing duties as assigned; ensuresaccuracy of signs andpricing.· Immediately reports safety hazards andviolations.
Performs other duties as assigned by store, regional, or nationalleadership. Skills;· Comprehensive knowledge of bakery, coffee, and juiceproducts.
Working knowledge and application of all applicable merchandisingexpectations.· Ability to educate team on product knowledge and conveyenthusiasm.
Strong basic mathskills.· Knowledge and ability to use computer programs such as MicrosoftWord, Excel, Outlook and orderingsystems.
Strong to excellent communication skills and willingness to work aspart of ateam.· Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner tofellow Team Members, customers, andvendors.
Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environmentwith a sense ofurgency.· Must be able to lift 50pounds.
Hand use : single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing andpulling.· Work requires the following motions : bending, twisting, squattingandreaching.
Ability to work in wet and dryconditions.· Ability to use tools and equipment, including knives, box cutters,electric pallet jacks, and other heavymachinery.