Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Beer & Wine Buyer/Specialist

Expired Job

Whole Foods San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 3 months ago

Order, replenish, and merchandise beer and participate in regional program for purchasing and promotions. Perform all functions related to breaking down deliveries, moving back stock to floor, and merchandising new products and stocking shelves. Assist Team Leader in organizing and developing promotional displays, maintaining back room, and providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members.Responsibilities

  • Provide excellent customer service and address needs of customers in a timely and effective manner.

  • Ensure a fresh and appealing display by keeping shelves and displays clean and well stocked by front-facing, checking codes, rotating, and removing out-of-date products.

  • Understand why our products are different than conventional stores and explain differences to customers.

  • Replenish beer through proper buying procedures.

  • Ensure orders for beer are timely and accurate to monitor inventory turns.

  • Ensure that product mix meets varied customer dietary needs and requests.

  • Find placement for all new products belonging to your category or categories.

  • Participate in regional and national sales promotions.

  • Build displays according to movement, promotions, profitability, value, and Regional guidance.

  • Sample department products to customers.

  • Oversee customer special order procedure.

  • Analyze and control product transfers, waste, and spoilage.

  • Support Leadership in conducting inventories.

  • Maintain financial profitability by meeting and exceeding margin and sales targets.

  • Assist in training and developing Team Members on product knowledge.

  • Maintain accurate department signage and pricing.

  • Stay informed by reading daily communication log or department updates from Leadership.

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable US, UK or Canadian regulatory rules and regulations, applicable alcohol handling and service regulations, Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.

  • Make sure sweep logs and sanitation logs are completed when applicable.

  • Maintain a safe, clean and well-organized working and shopping environment.

  • Support global, regional and store programs.

  • Answer department telephone calls and pages quickly and with excellent phone etiquette.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of beer production and taste

  • Familiarity and/or willingness to learn about products, nutritional information, and other areas of study

  • Working knowledge and application of all beer merchandising expectations within the department with a specific focus on attention to detail

  • A desire to grow with the specialty team

  • Ability to sell proactively

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of a position that requires a great deal of lifting, stacking of boxes

  • Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner to fellow team members, customers, and vendors

  • Ability to educate team on product knowledge and convey enthusiasm

  • Strong demonstrated organizational and time management skills

  • Strong basic math skills

  • Knowledge and ability to use computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and ordering systems

  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in recognizing and accomplishing all tasks where there is a direct job responsibility

  • Strong work ethic and integrity

  • Passion for natural foods and products

  • Use of tools and equipment, including box cutters, electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with a sense of urgency

Desired Work Experiences

  • 1+ year buying/merchandising experience

  • 1+ year beer experience

  • Customer Service Focus

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Storeroom Buyer (Km3Fe8ba)

Hagemeyer North America

Posted 7 days ago

VIEW JOBS 12/7/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-07T00:00 Are you the next Storeroom Buyer Superstar? The Opportunity You will play an integral role in providing flawless service to customers by managing material that meets customer specifications and time requirements. You will be filling, placing and expediting orders to meet delivery commitments for customer's stock and non-stock material as part of our Crib Storeroom Management team. About Vallen Vallen is an industry leader in delivering flexible supply chain solutions and services along with a comprehensive range of maintenance, repair, operating, production, safety and electrical products to meet the growing supply needs of customers in facilities across North America and around the world. Vallen is headquartered in Belmont, NC and is a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, part of the global Sonepar family. Working at Vallen At Vallen, we are committed to the success of our customers and our co-workers and do what it takes to get the job done right. We work diligently to improve and drive results that create value. We're hands-on, responsive and team-oriented. We apply our insights, experience and relationships to find the best solution to every challenge. We hold ourselves to be personally accountable to do what we say we will do. Required Skills Qualifications & Benefits * 1 year experience on Customer's Storeroom Management system * Inventory control experience, problem solving and the ability to analyze min/max inventory stock levels * Previous exposure purchasing maintenance materials * Familiar with warehousing a must! (Receiving, Issuing, Cycle Counts, etc.) * Strong Multi-tasking skills * Good PC skills (Word, Excel, etc.) * Fast paced environment - results driven candidates only! 401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a definitive career path. EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran Job Location San Jose, California, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular Apply Hagemeyer North America San Jose CA

Beer & Wine Buyer/Specialist

Expired Job

Whole Foods