Central Butcher Buyer


Luke's Local


$64,500 - $75,000/year

Job Description

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

– Control the accuracy of all of your departments inventory to meet and exceed key company metrics
– Perform regular department audits and oversee product compliance (price tag/signage accuracy, farming/growing/fishing practices and weights & measures regulations)
– Adhere to guidelines for receiving, inventory management, and ordering to ensure daily accuracy of data
– Oversee the collection and accuracy of your departments EOM inventory for all locations
– Manage accurate waste reporting within your department following company standards
– Manage multiple establishments inventory and physical workflows

– Foster a healthy and supportive relationship with core vendors
– Continuously strive for the best pricing to improve gross margin and remain competitive
– Collaborate with your reps to bring in new and sustainable products following seasonality
– Set up monthly promotions to highlight seasonal products and to help remain competitive with other everyday grocery stores

– Ensure all locations’ merchandised displays are designed and set up according to our aesthetic and company brand guidelines
– Maximizes sales potential through effective and proper procedures for prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandising products
– Ensure products are routinely FIFOd and that employees are adhering to local food handling regulations as it relates to temperature control, dating, and storage per you departments
– Collaborate with the Buying & Merchandising Manager to constantly iterate and improve systems to allow for best in class receiving workflows
– Oversee department checklists and protocols on a daily basis
– Always seek to improve the customer’s experience on the floor (signage, rearranging product sets, featured products, items of the month, etc)
– Participate in quarterly comp shopping visits with the Buying & Merchandising Manager
– Monitoring displays and spot checking for spoilage

– Buying for multiple locations based on inventory, customer requests, and location specific product sets and aesthetics
– Source authentic, thoughtful, sustainable and ethically produced/sourced products that are within our brand
– Monthly checks of movement reports to identify slow vs fast movers
– Proactively buying holiday products before the holiday seasons
– Constantly focus on increasing the authenticity of the product and vendor selection
– Responsible for category management within your departments

– Daily review of department financials
– Weekly review of actual vs. goal metrics (revenue, gross margin, inventory accuracy, waste)
– Ensuring every vendor delivery has an invoice and PO to match

– Run weekly meetings with your team to go over numbers, any concerns, building a cohesive team and a great company culture
– Develop training guides for assistant buyers and department teams
– Product management in Revel
– PO creation
– Inventory management (Stocktakes, Rolling, Etc.)
– Buying guidelines
– On-boarding guides

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150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107
P: 415 408 5605


150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 P: 415 408 5605

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