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Assistant Buyer

Dallas, Texas; Job Reference ID: ASSIS05798
Company Description:

Company Description:

Core-Mark (Nasdaq CORE)

Core-Mark is one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America. Founded in 1888, Core-Mark offers a full range of products, marketing programs and technology solutions to over 43,000 customer locations in the U.S. and Canada through 32 distribution centers (excluding two distribution facilities the Company operates as a third party logistics provider). Core-Mark services traditional convenience retailers, grocers, drug, liquor and specialty stores, and other stores that carry convenience products.

$15.7 billion in revenue and growing! Core-Mark is ranked 257 on Fortune's 500 list of America's largest companies. Our corporate culture provides a progressive, growth-oriented work environment, where you will enjoy greater autonomy, and a strong team atmosphere. We are seeking a professional with a high potential for advancement.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Buyer will be required to handle multiple tasks while maintaining a steady focus on wholesale commodities' purchasing for Core-Mark's Kentucky and Fort Worth Divisions. The Assistant Buyer is responsible for providing purchasing services governed by the company’s purchasing policies, practices and procedures to meet the purchasing requirements of the divisions.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Follow up with manufacturers/brokers on late and critical orders and communicating daily with the Buyers as to the disposition of such orders
  • Ensure accurate back up for price changes to meet full SOX compliancy
  • Code all manufacturer deal sheets with Core-Mark item numbers
  • Process all in bound orders from other Divisions
  • Investigate all claims for short shipments/ overages and issue credits/ invoices
  • Process and order special orders from Divisions
  • Generate all debits (CDU’s) for promos, late orders, listing fees, recalls and ensure all back up is SOX compliant
  • Data input for obsolete inventory
  • Set up new items and vendors
  • Perform additional projects and/or duties as assigned.


Required Skills and Experiences

Bachelors degree preferred

Minimum 2 years’ experience in the wholesale/retail industry

Attention to detail and strong organizational skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills




System Administration



Detail Oriented:Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



Growth Opportunities:Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility



Associates or better.



• 2 years’ experience in the wholesale/retail industry.