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Company Name : Gem State Distributors, Inc.
Company Location : Pocatello, ID 83201
Job Position : Buyer
Job Category : Jobs in Idaho

Job Description :





Brief description

The position of wholesale and retail buyer consists of buying merchandise or commodities for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and non-durable goods. Duties and responsibilities include analyzing buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield.


  • Analyze and monitor sales records, trends and economic conditions to anticipate consumer buying patterns and determine what the company will sell and how much inventory is needed;
  • Authorize payment of invoices or return of merchandise;
  • Conduct staff meetings with sales personnel to introduce new merchandise;
  • Confer with sales and purchasing personnel to obtain information about customer needs and preferences;
  • Examine, select, order, and purchase at the most favorable price merchandise consistent with quality, quantity, specification requirements and other factors;
  • Interview and work closely with vendors to obtain and develop desired products;
  • Manage the categories for which they buy;
  • Negotiate prices, discount terms and transportation arrangements for merchandise;
  • Set or recommend mark-up rates, mark-down rates, and selling prices for merchandise;
  • Use computers to organize and locate inventory and operate spreadsheet and word processing software.

Qualifications and requirements

  • A college degree or equivalent;
  • Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, and to bring others together and try to reconcile differences;
  • Ability to persuade others to change their minds or behavior.

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Competencies (in order of importance)

  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high- stress situations.
  • Self-Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable in fulfilling obligations.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

Lines of communication

  • Reports to the Director of Purchasing

Working conditions

  • Position: Full Time
  • Schedule: M – F 8:00am – 5:00pm or as necessary
  • Travel 1 – 3 times per year
  • On-going education required

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $45,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Pocatello, ID 83201: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

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