The Wills Group

Price Book Administrator

Job Locations US-MD-La Plata
Job ID
2018-1225
# of Openings
1

Overview

Dash In is seeking a detail-oriented individual responsible for supporting pricing systems  and Category Management with new item and cost / retail review and maintenance based on demographics within its growing chain of over 50 convenience stores.  To be successful, the candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, collaborate effectively with several teams to deliver on targets in support of a customer centric culture.  

 

The position will report to the Price Book Manager and will be located in our La Plata office.

Accountabilities

  • Assists with new product roll outs with an emphasis on new item setup, item adjustments, cost and retail adjustments, department assignments, vendor setup, and pricing zone maintenance. 
  • Coordination of receiving and retail zones to align with vendors and demographics.
  • Monthly reviews of wholesaler and broad line food purveyor product listings to ensure costs and retails are in alignment for EDI/Accounting purposes. Review vendor pricing lists to ensure vendors are in contractual compliance to prevent invoice payment issues and service interruption.  Confirm the information presented is consistent with information that has been entered into the pricing database, accurate, and complete.  Knowledge of invoice entry practices and nuances are essential in the support of internal customers. 
  • Provide administrative support to Category Management team during product development, store resets, and pricing activities. Produce pricing comparisons for decision making by the Category Management team. 
  • Coordination of vendor portals to mirror and align with business initiatives to include a weekly recap of Out of Stock issues across wholesaler and vendors by store. Track and recap weekly wholesaler pricing changes.  Support daily management of Food Service broad line purveyor. 
  • Maintain master recipe module both in Excel and pricing database. Recipes are reflective of master recipes as defined by the Food Service and Beverage Category Managers. 
  • Maintain inventory structures within pricing database and overall guidelines through 3rd party auditing. Advise of undefined items.  Monitor and provide updates of deactivated PLU usage for cost categories.  Maintain cook settings by item for cook not sold accuracy which drives sales growth and controls waste.  Update inventory guidelines as dictated by changes.  Address Accounting issues regarding retail and or inventory values. 
  • Assist with Cooler and Center Store reset planning as needed to include item setup, price tag creation, and product labelling. Perform scan testing of price tags to confirm accuracy before supplied to the chain. 
  • Administer rebate program and follow up for payment from brokers.
  • Assist with special projects as needed for roll outs.
  • Utilize the store support portal to receive any store issues such as non-scanning items, incorrect retails, invoice entry issues; and make any necessary corrections or pass the information along to the appropriate Category Manager.

Required Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Business or Accounting
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of working experience in a retail or office environment with a focus on solution oriented activities.
  • Computer literate in database systems and Microsoft Office.
  • Proficient in Excel.

Competencies

  • Professional demeanor with a positive team attitude.
  • Strong interpersonal skills coupled with great communication skills.
  • Open to understanding challenges, proposes, and implements solutions.

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