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Assitant Buyer (Retail, FT)

Job title: Assitant Buyer (Retail, FT)
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Chicago
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 426339
Contact name: Hannah Sweet
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a well-known clothing boutique/brand is looking to add an Assistant Buyer, with background in a retail environment, to their growing team on a Fulltime basis, starting immediately. Candidate must be local to Chicagoland area and be willing to come to office 5 days a week (potential flexibility).

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate with Buyers, Planners, Accounting, Quality control, Receiving departments, and vendors to ensure production requirements are followed
  • Communicate with vendors any revisions or changes to garments expressed by the Buyers
  • Assists with the preparation process for the negotiation of product pricing with vendors and management
  • Communicate any changes to existing orders to the Purchase Order department
  • Work to consistently obtain Pre-Production and Top of Production samples on time 
  • Responsible for trying on production samples throughout the day as needed.
  • Maintain a library of best-selling styles
  • Manage the data and files for production matters
  • Organize selling, pull reports for Buyers and ensure that all Purchase Order deliveries are made to the appropriate department
  • Begin to effectively utilize the merchandising systems and understand warehouse process
  • Develop and demonstrate basic product knowledge through sharing information with Buyer as a result of competitive shopping.

Qualifications:
  • 2 years of assistant buying experience
  •  Ability to flourish in a very fast paced environment. Assistant needs to be extremely organized to keep track of orders, deliveries and production
  • Intermeditae Excel (pivot table)
  • Team oriented 
  • Self motivated
  • Has basic computer skills
  • Up-beat personality 
  • Preferred - data entry skills
If you are interested in and qualified for this position please forward your resume today! Apply for this job

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