Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is a rapidly expanding specialty retailer of natural and organic groceries and dietary supplements.  They currently operate 76 stores in 13 states and foresee continued 20% store unit growth year-over-year.

Their initial public offering was in 2012.  I love to see local success stories like this go public and have continued success.  Their home office is in Lakewood, CO.   You’d be joining them at time of continued expansion which means lots of opportunities to learn and grow.

  • Director of Purchasing – Under the direction of the Vice President of Purchasing and Company Executives this position is responsible for the oversight, direction and coaching of the Purchasing Category Managers and Purchasing Assistants in support of the company goals related product selection, standards, mix, pricing and margins, promotions and new store openings.  In addition, Ongoing evaluation of opportunities for efficiencies through technology and changes in processes.
  • Purchasing Assistant (New Stores) – The Purchasing Assistant, New Store processing role supports the efforts of the Category Managers in their execution of new store openings by providing support that ensures appropriate and timely product orders at the right discounts for appropriate delivery timing.

You can find out more information and apply through the above links.  Please let them know you heard about it from Luke’s Circle.

Good luck.

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