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Company: MRINetwork Jobs
Location: Nashville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionBuyer - Nashville, TNOur client is a retail organization based in the Nashville area that is experiencing high growth and is looking to add a Buyer to their team. This candidate will come on board and partner with internal teams (Sr Buyers, Planning and Allocation) to drive sales and maximize gross margin. The ideal candidate will not be afraid to try new things, understand teamwork and have their voice heard throughout the organization!Primary Duties and Responsibilities• Drives the overall strategic business vision for home division.• Executes sourcing strategy among Closeouts, Never-outs, In and Outs, and Reverse Logistics.• Utilizes effective negotiation tactics to ensure favorable deal outcomes; while continuing to maintain positive vendor relationships.• Manages the Open-To-Buy process and partners with Senior Buyer and Planning and Allocation teams to recommend actions that drive sales and maximize gross margin by ensuring best receipt flow for multiple product categories.• Responsible for continuously identifying new opportunities, pursuing new vendors, and sourcing new markets.• Analyzes business performance and present strategic next steps to the Senior Buyer and Management.• Ensures that orders are delivered on time and at no cost.• Inspects deliveries for shipping errors, improper handling or quality issues.• Disperses information about purchasing and sales to the company stakeholders.• Reviews and analyzes daily and weekly reports to check service levels and inventory turns, makes buying decisions as appropriate.• Visits stores, as needed, to monitor programs, obtain store feedback and to assess overall implementation effectiveness as needed.• Collaborates with Merchandise Planners, Merchandise Allocators and Marketing Manager on item flows, sell downs and marketing schedule.• Ensures that established policies and procedures are understood and adhered to by all members of the Buying team.Job Specifications and Qualifications• Bachelor's degree in a related field of study• 3+ years of buying experience in the retail industry.• Close-out or retail experience highly preferred• Working knowledge of procurement, logistics and inventory management practices• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

Keywords: MRINetwork Jobs, Nashville , Buyer, Hospitality & Tourism , Nashville, Tennessee

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