• Buyer Assistant

    Job Locations US-WI-De Pere
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(5/15/2018 3:47 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Support Office
    Location : Name
    Green Bay Support Office
  • Job Summary

    Job Title:                             Buyer Assistant

    FLSA Status:                       Hourly

    Reports To:                         Department Buyer


    Festival Foods is a fast-growing, privately owned, Wisconsin based retail Grocer. The Buyer Assistant will support the Department Buyer, Buyer Analyst and Central Pricing to ensure accurate pricing reaches store level for our guests.   The Buyer Assistant will work closely with Festival Foods vendor partners to provide our guests with accurate sale pricing.

    Job Description


    • Ad planner data entry
    • Maintenance and execution of pricing.
    • Verify data submitted on Buyer’s form for accuracy
    • Run DSD Buyer’s form through DSD Macro
    • Coordinate billbacks and scan
    • Responsible for billing vendors for ad placement and movement
    • Prepare new items and process new item fees to our vendors.
    • Run high level movement reports upon request.
    • Verify margins per guidelines established by the Price Strategy Director.
    • Prep seasonal items for importing.
    • Support store associates.
    • Provide support to Pricing Support Admin for data entry in to the system.
    • Authorize payment, returns of merchandise, credits and invoice error fees.
    • Partner with the Pricing team to discuss and execute pricing decisions based on parameters set forth by the Price Strategy Director.
    • Responsible for direct communication with all Festival Foods vendor partners.
    • Provide support to Pricing Support Admin for data entry into the system
    • Other duties as assigned.



    Minimum of 2 years retail experience.



    • Knowledge of or ability to learn SMS functions and procedures
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to multitask and quickly react to changing responsibilities
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Store level knowledge (ordering, shelf maintenance, pricing)
    • Proficient in Excel and MS Office.



    The physical demands and work environment described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

    • Requires fine finger and broad manual dexterity.
    • The position requires frequent bending at or below waist level, kneeling and reaching above shoulder level
    • The position requires the employee to lift up to 5 pounds on an occasional basis.
    • Sitting at a desk/computer 75% of the time.



    The Buyer Assistant is an hourly position.

    Festival Foods serves guests in over 30 full-service, state-of-the-art supermarkets throughout Wisconsin. At Festival Foods, we're not simply selling groceries; we're on a mission!  Every business decision we make is based on our "Boomerang Principle"--empowering our associates to make decisions and take actions that will "Bring the Customer Back". We are proud to be a family and employee-owned company.


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