Buyer - Dairy Products Milk/ GHEE/ Butter)

Levant Consultants
  • Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 6-10 years
  • 11 Aug 2015

  • Media Planning/ Buying, Purchase, Logistics / Supply Chain Management

  • FMCG/ Foods/ Beverages, Agriculture/ Horticulture
Job Description

B.Tech. (Dairy) / Graduate (Dairy)

Post Graduate - Preferred


Major Actions & Supporting Actions

(What u do & How u do)

Build & Execute Category Plans and also do detailed category analysis for generating insights & trends in category, competitors and shoppers
Assortment Planning & Creation:

a) Create Assortment & Plannogram logic

b) Conduct Range analysis in all Major/ Minor/ Seasonal assortment changes

c) Work with SRD for generating planograms as per Customer Decision Tree

Achieve Profitability :To work to achieve Sales Budget, RGM, GM% on Daily, Weekly, monthly , Quarterly , Yearly basis & also take immediate corrective actions
Vendor Management: Work with suppliers on category management projects and work to improve vendor service levels
Promotion& Trade Planning: Stock Planning (State wise / Mart - super store wise), monitoring promo execution & promo effectiveness through analysis
Vendor Negotiation: ToT, Fortnightly Promotions, Category Events, Seasonal Events, Mega Events, New Launches and Other Income
Ensure in store availability & fill rates : To work closely with Supply chain, Replenishment, Vendors to achieve availability
Other Income Planning & generating other income - Vendor negotiation, Stock planning, Store execution
New Store Opening : Assortment planning, Other income
Business Analysis & actions basis Nielsen data & Market share
Competition Monitoring & Visit to competition stores
Master Database Management & Space Range & Display: Proactively manage the accuracy of category data & take appropriate actions to improve data quality

Candidate Profile

MUST have good experience in DAIRY Products buying and distribution

Should be able to have good analytical skills to assess the market demand - Products Demand - Consumer Buying Patterns

Should have Excellent Distribution Planning skills - as the challenge is - various shelf life - from few hours in Milk to 1 year in Ghee

Should have good understanding of the Vendors as Most Vendors are Government / Co-operatives

Excellent business acumen - Profits / Margins / Sales

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