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Core-Mark International

Purchasing Manager

Core-Mark International - Glenwillow, OH


Oversee the training, development, and daily duties of the Buying Department

Purchase certain categories, and oversee the replenishment for a full line of fresh foods, frozen, refrigerated, milk, tobacco, groceries, health and beauty care, beverages, sundry, and related items

Manage inventory turns, service level, and overstock within budget

Manage aged inventory to company standards by identifying inventory problems and proactively offering creative solutions

Identify and procure new items based on the market and customer needs

Work with our internal computerized inventory system producing purchase orders for normal purchases, forward buys, seasonal buys, and deal buying

Approve orders for placement with vendors, maintain sound business relationships with vendors, and source alternate vendors

Oversee/maintain pricing and insure strict compliance with SOX

Maintain open communication with Operations and Sales to ensure timely receipt and delivery of products to our customers

Manage return process to ensure cost-effectiveness and efficiency in the process

Manage plus-out function to ensure compliance with manufacturer and customer requirements

Work with Operations for back-haul opportunities

Conduct various inventory analyses

Oversee the development of programs for incremental income for the Division

Additional projects and/or duties as assigned by the Division President


5 years procurement experience in the wholesale/retail industry - food distribution including fresh/dairy environment preferred

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent business experience

Experience with online computer buying, inventory systems, warehouse management systems, and Microsoft Office; AS400 experience a plus

Familiarity with single and case pick warehouse environment

Strong communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills







Bachelors or better.


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Core-Mark International


Purchasing Manager Core-Mark International - Glenwillow, OH, United States


Location: Glenwillow, OH

Company Profile:
Core-Mark is one of the largest broad-line, full-service marketers and distributors of packaged consumer products in North America. Founded in 1888, Core-Mark provides distribution and logistics services as well as marketing programs to over 29,000 retail locations across the United States and Canada through its 28 distribution centers. Core-Mark services traditional convenience retailers, grocers, mass merchandisers, drug, liquor and specialty stores, and other stores that carry consumer packaged goods.