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PURCHASING ANALYST - Lincoln, NE

Looking for somewhere that you can make a difference in a fun, fast-paced environment? Look no further.

 

Generation V, one of Nebraska’s fastest-growing retailers, is looking for a go-getter to join our team. Our mission is to make lives better by providing thousands of ex-smokers a healthier alternative to smoking as well as providing cannabis and kratom products to get guests back to living the life they want to live. We operate 15 upscale vape stores and dispensaries across Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota, with plans to expand our reach even further. 

  • Generation V is a small, family-owned and operated business headquartered in charming Lincoln, Nebraska
  • We have a retail presence in 8 communities throughout Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota
  • We operate two well-known brands: Generation V and Grateful Green
  • With guests and retail partners across the globe, our reach is vast
  • We are growing – fast!
  • We only hire like-minded, enthusiastic people who share our passion for making lives better

Generation V is consistently recognized as the best vape shop in the areas we serve, winning first place in both Omaha Magazine’s Best of Omaha and Omaha’s Choice Awards by the Omaha World Herald four years in a row!

JOB DESCRIPTION

We need a full-time Purchasing Analyst who can hit the ground running. This position is responsible for developing forecasted sales of products and collaborating with the retail buyer, and leadership teams to ensure Generation V has a wide assortment of products in-stock and ready to meet our guest’s needs. As the Purchasing Analyst, you will report directly to the Head of Product and Logistics and contribute to all product and inventory decisions which are vital to the success of our retail locations. Are you the right fit for Gen V?

  • Positive, “can-do” attitude. Embracing the Gen V culture is “numero uno”
  • Looks forward to conquering any obstacle
  • Loves collaborating with others and being part of a team
  • Meticulous, detail oriented, and organized
  • Able to juggle multiple projects at once with accuracy
  • Eager to contribute ideas and opinions on how we can do better
  • Has a sense of urgency and thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Puts our guests first – every day in every way!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyze sales trends to ensure inventory levels are aligned with demand
  • Track product category KPIs
  • Collaborate with the Retail Buyer on order quantities as it relates to price breaks
  • Create forecasting models to assist in inventory flexing
  • Contribute to the evaluation of new product opportunities
  • Assist in communication of new product releases, discontinuations, and out of stocks
  • Collaborate with marketing, logistics, and store teams to coordinate promotions, new products, and merchandising
  • Assist with receiving and distributing inventory to stores as needed
  • Utilize the inventory management system to create orders, upload invoices, and reconcile inventory discrepancies
  • Foster of a culture built around Lean Process Improvement and Continuous Improvement

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in retail management, business, or operations
  • Proven track record of excellence
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Knowledge or experience with vaping is a plus – cannot be a smoker
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, and inventory management software 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary + bonus incentives
  • Unlimited vacation and sick time
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Health, vision, and dental benefits available
  • Professional development
  • Casual, family-oriented environment
  • Inclusive and progressive mindset
  • 5-year anniversary reward trip paid for by Gen V

Ready to join the Gen V family?

Apply by emailing jacob@generationv.com . Don’t forget a cover letter!

While we sincerely appreciate your interest in working with us, we can only respond to the most qualified candidates.

Generation V is an EEO/AA employer.

 

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