Direct and coordinate the day-to-day activities of the Replenishment Buyers to achieve PO accuracy, DIOH, service level, and inventory management expectations. Performs replenishment activities in a back-up capacity.
Monitor and review KPI performance vs. goals (min weekly); provide buyer direction and take corrective action to ensure performance targets are met, maximizing performance.
Serves as a subject matter expert on AWR, PRISM, and ASYS to drive maximum efficiency
Serves as a category subject matter expert
Trains staff on replenishment processes, procedures and tools including PRISM, AWR, and Replenishment Best Practices
Conducts meetings to review issues and determine resolution strategies, resolves issues by taking appropriate actions or escalating as needed.
Conducts quarterly reviews with each direct report to discuss performance and developmental needs.
Serves as subject matter expert for assigned product categories. Works with Category Management team to maximize growth and profit opportunities tied to Replenishment.
Manages and develops personnel (recruitment, interviewing, hiring, terminations, performance reviews, professional development)
Monitors market conditions and instructs buyers to take action regarding price and purchase decisions.
Contribute to the creation and modification of processes and procedures relating to activities inv. mgmt., out of stocks, cost accuracy, etc.
Schedule and conduct calls, meetings or business reviews with the Divisions, in addition; provide support as needed at division sales meetings to roll out new processes or resolve issues
Achieve sales and/or margin growth expectations for their assigned category
Manage daily buyer report (DBR)
# EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status
*Education/Training:* Four year degree or equivalent experience required.
*Related Experience:* Minimum 5 years replenishment experience required. Prior foodservice and management experience preferred. Minimum 3 years prior management experience required.
*Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:* Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office – especially Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as Microsoft Outlook. Must be extremely organized, analytical and possess highly developed written/oral communication, management, training and interpersonal skills.
**Primary Location:** Rosemont-IL
**Schedule:** Full-time **Shift:** Day Job
**Job Function:** Buyer
**Job Level:** Manager
About US Foods
Why US Foods? As one of America’s top 10 largest private companies, we offer talented professionals outstanding opportunities for personal and professional development. We maintain a strong focus on growth in a high-performance environment. That means your work will be challenging and rewarding. We conduct business in a highly ethical manner and maintain an unwavering commitment to operational excellence, safety, and environmental responsibility. As important, we encourage collaboration and value each member of our diverse and talented team.