Job: Director of Purchasing & Procurement
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Navarro is the largest Hispanic-owned pharmacy chain in the United States and is a member of the Chain Drug Consortium (CDC), a national affiliation of regional pharmacies with over 1000 locations in the U.S. and the Caribbean. Over the last 30 years Navarro Discount Pharmacy has built a reputation of selling high-quality products at low everyday prices.
JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for turn buying
Manages Inventory Management
Sets up controls and monitors out of stock
Ensures Service Levels are up to par for products/merchandise
Manages Open to buy
Works directly with Finance on cash flow requirement
Partners with pricing/financial analysts on pricing strategies for products
Works with trade partners and vendors and Category Managers to lower product cost
Comprehends and maintains department standards and follows special department operating procedures
Adheres to weekly work schedules and needs to be flexible to the needs of the business - this may include working weekends, holidays, as needed.
Skills / Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Skills and Education:
Bachelors degree or above preferred.
Procurement or Merchandising Management Systems experience a plus, i.e. JDA.
At least 7 years in retail purchasing/procurement management required.
Candidate must posess patience and desire to build systems, processes and structure.
Candidate must have the ability to complete tasks in an informal, fast paced, changing environment.
Dealing with Ambiguity, Decision Making, Managing Others, Communication Skills, Organizational Skills.
The above description includes the primary responsibilities that are assigned to this job, however, this description may be changed or altered at any time as management determines necessary. This job description is not strictly limited to the above tasks and is only intended to serve as a guide to accomplish job.
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