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Junior Buyer/Planner in Atlanta, Georgia at Rooms To Go

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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Job Description

Exciting things are happening here at Rooms To Go, and you could be a part of the changes that are taking place.

The Junior Buyer/Planner is an expansion role within the Rooms To Go Supply Chain team. The individual will be responsible for but not limited to: data mining and analysis to understand and illustrate best practices in stock placement optimization, process development, and developing various logistic plans in order to enhance distribution of goods.

The successful individual will need to partner with several cross functional teams (Logistics, MIS, Merchandising, & Operations) to assist, influence and recommend solutions that identify root cause analysis and improve process development.


  • Provide analytical and system support for the development, implementation, and management of strategies and policies.
  • Utilize historical sales combined with trending data to generate supply plans and forecast product flow.
  • Execute Purchase Orders based on supply plan / flowing requirements.
  • Work to provide smooth flow of goods into multiple distribution centers.
  • Assist in development of business tools and processes to capture and monitor metrics for supply chain processes.
    • Regularly analyzes supply chain data to ensure key performance indicators are met; in addition to making recommendations for process improvement.
    • Partner with various business stakeholders in Logistics, DC Operations, MIS and various internal organizations to drive efficiency with technology
    • Conduct analysis using SQL, and various internal software applications that lead to optimal suggestions for supply chain network system enhancements.
    • Coordinate and implement warehouse, and supply chain best practices.
    • Minor project management activities.


  • Bachelor's degree (Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems)
  • 1-3 yrs in related work experience. Retail preference, but not mandatory.
  • Strong problem solving skills, proven ability to identify and resolve problems.
  • Possess and affinity for data, and resourcefulness in obtaining data when clean and or complete information is not available.
  • Possess strong written and verbal cross-functional communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word, SQL.
  • Self-starter; team player.