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Facilities Equipment Buyer I

Posting Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Tyler, TX

Company: Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC) is a family business based in Tyler, Texas, and currently operates more than 202 stores in three states – Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma – with three distribution centers and a corporate office. BGC prides itself on offering its partners one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry which includes medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, paid time off, stock ownership, a 401k retirement plan, incentive plans, employee discounts, educational scholarships, and access to BGC’s 205-acre outdoor recreation area.

Job Summary

Receives and processes equipment purchase orders for new stores, remodels, conversions, special projects, and maintenance. Assists in purchasing equipment and maintains stocked items.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receives and processes purchase orders for retail store equipment and coordinates equipment deliveries.
  • Assists in purchasing equipment for various facility services projects including, but not limited to, new stores, store remodels, and conversions.
  • Works closely with the warehouse to maintain stocked items.
  • Reviews plans to establish appropriate quantities of equipment to order.
  • Verifies that plans are aligned with project scopes and budgets.
  • Assists with maintaining and updating purchasing data and information in the financial software system.
  • Verifies packing slips and invoices against purchase orders.
  • Maintains current and organized filing system for purchase orders.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Intermediate knowledge of SAP reporting and transactional applications.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Basic knowledge of standard grocery retail equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of purchasing and equipment logistics.
  • Basic knowledge of the warehouse communications system.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations to determine purchase order quantities and product costs.
  • Ability to learn new technology systems, methods and processes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form with partners and vendors.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret information.
  • Ability to use knives/box cutters.
  • Ability to operate a fork lift/pallet jack.
  • Ability to use precision hand tools.
  • Ability to research information, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to reason, form concepts and recognize and solve problems.
  • Ability to occasionally travel to off-site and out-of-town locations with possible overnight stays.
  • May be required to drive in accordance with the BGC Driver policy.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications

  • High school Diploma or GED and 1 or more years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and/or higher education required.
  • Associate’s degree in related field preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Continuously required to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to use close vision, distance vision, depth perception or the ability to focus.
  • Frequently required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to use hands for reaching, touching or handling.
  • Occasionally required to use fine finger movements (ex. sorting and typing).
  • Occasionally required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally required to bend, kneel or squat.
  • Occasionally required to stoop or crawl.
  • Occasionally required to stand or walk.
  • Occasionally required to drive.

Work Context and Environment

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment with occasional visits to retail stores.
  • Occasionally exposed to outside temperatures and weather.
  • Quiet to moderate noise level.

Brookshire Grocery Company strives to provide a safe, drug free and alcohol-free environment for its partners and guests. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information or military status and any other trait protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Tyler