Position Listing #19-22

Buyer's Assistant

Orscheln Farm and Home Office

Moberly, MO

ABOUT THIS POSITION

 

The Buyer's Assistant (Footwear, Kid’s Apparel, Apparel Accessories) is responsible for supporting the Buyer in all aspects of developing, communicating, and executing the strategic business plans inside their Department. Position reports to Buyer(s).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  • Assist Buyer with supplier, DC, Farm and Home Office, and store communication (written and verbal).
  • Set up items, perform system maintenance, enter marketing flyer information and maintain all files.  Entering flyer info includes entering promos for zone and competitively priced items.
  • Assist Buyer and/or accounting with vendor communication of Marketing Support Funds.
  • Run sales report information and invoice vendor for promotional scan backs.
  • Assist with acquiring information out of the company Micro-strategies report writing system.
  • Maintain all files, keep vendor files up to date
  • Assist in developing plan-o-grams including requesting samples, set POG for line reviews and running reports for planogram review.
  • Review DC report and manage import containers while working closely with DC transportation and Internal Logistics.
  • Some travel may be required including store travel or vendor travel (less than 10%).
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & DESIRED SKILLS

 

  • Strong experience in Microsoft Office – proficient in Excel.
  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to follow-up and document.
  • Ability to work with vendors, store associates and peers.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt/respond quickly to changing needs.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Team player and willing to learn systems and processes.

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