SCI Shared Resources LLC Corporate - Buyer in Houston, Texas
Overview & Responsibilities
Overview & Responsibilities
Develops, implements and manages purchase plans, evaluates inventory levels, provides historical performance analysis, and provides leadership and direction to operations. Researches and identifies resalable merchandise that is appropriate to SCI and the funeral industry. Provides current and relevant purchasing facts.
Purchase Trend Data
Develops merchandising plans that are tied to business goals and objectives
Researches, monitors, maintains and analyzes costs, distribution and pricing updates
Maintains key activities and reports on strategic vendors to include vendor evaluation
Analyzes historical treads and current trends
Reviews replenishment data and strategize future plans to maximize profitability
Reviews stock to sales ratios, responding to changing sales trends and ensuring plan sales, markups and markdowns are achieved by departments
Provides Director with information necessary to make informed decisions in a timely manner
Follows established protocol / methodology for product life cycle
Requirements & Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related discipline
- 5 years professional experience in retail merchandise/procurement/planning
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Funeral industry experience, demonstrated by a thorough knowledge of funeral products
Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills
Understanding of key financial and retail business principles
Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel and Word
Ability to communicate with associates at all levels of the organization
Proven ability to work both independently and within a team environment
Excellent communication skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment
Who we are. What we do.
We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.
We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.
Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
Vacation and sick time
Funeral discounts, and more
SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com .
As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
Associate Requisition ID Req.66856
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