• Assistant Retail Buyer

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2019 5:17 PM)
    Requisition ID
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    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Job Description

    The Assistant Buyer will partner with the Retail Buyers to strategically build product assortments. The Assistant Buyer will also support growing the Retail business and work in a way that aligns with the company’s Retail strategic goals.


    • Assist Retail Buyers in developing product assortment and writing Purchase Orders
    • Assist Retail Buyers with vendor meeting preparation
    • Assist Retail Buyers with vendor support and overall communication
    • Facilitate vendor and item set-up in the Retail Purchasing System
    • Ensure that products are categorized and coded correctly to ensure consistency in Retail Purchasing System
    • Support Retail Buyers with Retail day-to-day operations with order entry, receiving issues, invoicing issues and pricing changes.
    • Assist Retail Buyers in collection of trend data
    • Work with Retail Buyers to manage inventory and identify risks in assortment
    • Assist in monthly selling reports to recap selling trends by vendor & location
    • Assist Retail Buyers with replenishment orders.
    • Expedite purchase orders and monitor receiving of inventory.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising, Business or related field preferred
    • At least one year of Brand/Retail experience preferred
    • Demonstrates analytical and problem solving skills
    • Ability to develop/maintain good communication skills
    • Understanding of Open to Buy
    • Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities
    • Possesses an understanding of the target customer, supplier base and competitors
    • Able to work in fast paced environment, multi-task, organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
    • Experience with Financial Reporting including retail math with product planning, sales margins, and inventory turn calculations
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, strong Excel experience a plus


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