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Store Buyer – SSSB

Main job function

A replenishment buyer is a professional responsible for managing stock levels and ensuring that products are consistently available to meet customer demand. The primary goal of a replenishment buyer is to optimize stock levels, minimize stockouts, and avoid overstock situations.


  • Responsible for Analyzing sales data, inventory levels, and forecasts to determine replenishment needs.
  • Placing purchase orders with suppliers based on replenishment requirements.
  • Monitoring inventory levels and adjusting orders as necessary to prevent stockouts and overstock situations.
  • Negotiating pricing, terms, and delivery schedules with suppliers to optimize costs and ensure timely deliveries.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams including merchandising, logistics and store operations to coordinate replenishment efforts.
  • Train & mentor support staff as and when necessary.
  • Maintain accurate records of purchases, inventory levels and supplier agreements.
  • Analyse product performance and adjust replenish strategies as needed.

Qualifications and criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric certificate
  • Relevant Qualification
  • A working knowledge of the latest Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, and Power Point & Outlook)
  • Minimum of 5 years retail buying experience within a Supermarket environment
  • Excellent stock and product knowledge
  • Ability to work under pressure.

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

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