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Assistant Buyer

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Our client's Operations team is looking for a smart, detail oriented individual to serve as an Assistant Buyer. The Assistant Buyer will be responsible for data validation, selection creation, and inventory allocation plans. From a tactical perspective, the Assistant Buyer is responsible for identifying selection, forecasting, procurement, inventory management and customer order fulfillment. The Assistant Buyer is responsible for working with Operations, Marketing and Instock Management.
Basic Qualifications
-Bachelor's degree
- Strong analytical skills and understanding of retail and financial metrics
- Proficient with of MS Office (particularly Excel), comfortable learning new computer tools and mining data
- 0-3 years of experience in buying, account management, product management, project management, financial analysis and/or marketing
Preferred Qualifications
Flexible and able to multi-task in a highly demanding environment
- Results oriented, self-starting with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
- Track record of taking ownership and driving results
- Experience in different business functions (finance, operations, marketing or information technology preferred)
- E-commerce experience

• What is happening within your team to create this need? Expansion, hiring ahead of staffing with FTE’s.

• What should the candidates expect during your interview process (phone screens, loops, etc.)? phone screen, 2-3 person loop.

• What will the work schedule be for this position (ex: 8-5)? 8-5

• Please list your top required (must-have) skills for this position: attention to detail, ecommerce experience, moderate/advanced excel skills

• What will be the day-to-day activities for this role? Manual item matching, lightweight data analysis, purchase order creation.

• Is there any potential for extension and/or conversion to FTE (please clarify which applies)? Yes, both could apply.

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