Natural Grocers

  • Purchasing Buyer & Order Analyst

    Location US-CO-Golden
    Job ID
    4403 Table Mt Dr
    Home Office
  • Overview

    The Purchasing Buyer & Ordering Analyst will be responsible for central merchandise buying and purchase order analysis for the company. The position will help oversee all areas of merchandise ordering and assist in process improvement for all supporting processes including stores ordering/replenishment, warehouse flow-through ordering, and centralized ordering. The position will also provide tier 2 support for EDI and advanced SAP ordering functions.   


    • Plan order, create and analyze all central orders.
    • Work on analysis for Promotions and events
    • New store orders
    • New items and void fill – plus outs
    • Buy out opportunities
    • Consolidate all Distribution Center flow-through orders weekly and manage the resulting central purchase orders
    • Work with the Distribution Center to optimize flow-through processes for merchandise orders
    • Support EDI
    • Setup and configuration
    • Support of vendors with time sensitive deadlines
    • Review and manage all open merchandise purchase orders in SAP including analysis of PO aging reports and ongoing adjustments of ordering parameters
    • Work with Training and Store Operations to optimize store ordering processes
    • General troubleshooting
    • Any other special projects or tasks as requested.



    Although this is a general outline of job responsibilities all employees are expected to be “hands on” and do whatever it takes to get the job done and make the company thrive.


    • Must be highly organized, self-motivated and detail oriented
    • Must have exceptional interpersonal, communication and follow through skills
    • 1-2 years- experience with SAP and working in a purchasing environment preferred
    • Basic knowledge of SQL and/or SAP Business Object preferred.
    • Must be able to work in a fast paced, deadline- oriented environment
    • Must have a minimum of intermediate skills with Microsoft Office, especially working with Advanced Excel spreadsheets, formulas etc.
    • Comfortable collaborating with different work groups, including, Purchasing, Accounting, Finance, Operations and Store Employees


    This job description is not an employment contract.  It does not guarantee a job or that the above listed duties are the limit of responsibilities.  The job and job description are subject to change with and without notice.  Employees are required to accomplish any and all tasks assigned to him/her by their Manager and/or other Home Office managers that my not be listed in this job description.




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