10 Best Assistant Buyer Job Descriptions

Assistant Buyer Job summary 1

An Assistant Buyer is responsible for providing operational support to the Buyer with a focus on business management and problem solving. They are committed to executing responsibilities and managing functions for a product category. They will develop an understanding for the company’s business and position in the market, evolving into an expert on a business category, and working with vendors, agents and other suppliers. The Assistant Buyer should have proven ability to multi-task and operate independently, with strong presentation, communication and excel skills.

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Assistant Buyer Job summary 2

The Assistant Buyer will execute day-to-day tasks necessary to assist the Buying team. The Assistant Buyer will also obtain a general understanding of all Buying functions, including interdependencies with Production, Planning and Distribution, participating in departmental meetings and becoming familiar with buying tools, terminology and responsibilities.

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Assistant Buyer Job summary 3

You’ll begin your journey as an Assistant Buyer by going through a hands-on training and on-boarding program where you will become an expert on the off-price model, learn technical skills and be exposed to all the resources we offer to ensure you are successful once placed. You’ll work with a mentor who will help guide and support you through training and beyond. You’ll spend time shadowing various buying teams both in the market and in the office, interacting with senior leadership and completing classroom and on-line courses. You will also learn about cross functional areas including Planning & Allocation and Supply Chain, among others, which make an impact on your business.

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Assistant Buyer Job summary 4

The Assistant Buyer is a true learning role that allows you to build a foundation of merchant skills. As an Assistant Buyer, you will assist the buying team in advancing the business while learning key processes and providing operational support to your Buyer. You will begin to build your product knowledge and understand what the Stores customer wants!

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Assistant Buyer Job summary 5

The Assistant Buyer is responsible for departmental support. Performs purchasing functions and assists the Buyers, Purchasing Manager and Director of Supply Chain with the procurement of stock and non-stock supplies, equipment and services. Assists Distribution Manager and staff with logistical support and processes as needed.

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Assistant Buyer Job summary 6

We are looking for an Assistant Buyer that is motivated, results-oriented and committed to providing organizational support to the merchandising team and partnering to manage the overall day-to-day.

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Assistant Buyer Job summary 7

An Assistant Buyer supports sales and profitability of the product line through contribution to Buyer's strategy and assortment development. Provides insight regarding general sales analysis, marketplace trends, and customer's needs, wants, and expectations. Supports department(s) through the management of all operational functions within the product life cycle and the buy process.

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Assistant Buyer Job summary 8

The Assistant Buyer's prepares you for Buyer position where you will own brands, lead and Assistant Buyer and analyze sales, return rates, customer reviews, new names and the products and brands that resonate with our customers!

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Assistant Buyer Job summary 9

The Assistant Buyer is a motivated individual that will participate in vendor selections, and partnerships. They will assist with merchandise transfers, and ensure the resolution of data integrity. The Assistant Buyer will assist in providing information for the monitoring of inventory productivity, and the analysis of vendor profitability while providing data and analysis for price changes, and assists in entering prices changes on line.

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