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Purchasing Assistant

Location: La Verne
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Purchasing Assistant



Job Overview:


Supports Associate Buyer in recognizing current trends and developing corresponding initiatives to fulfill these demands and meet business objectives. Provides administrative support to Buyer as well as communicates and follows up with the DC and vendors to track orders in progress (i.e. ticketing, purchase orders, etc.). Works closely with the Associate Buyer and key business partners to develop and maintain close relationships with vendors.



Responsibilities:


? Maintains close relationships with Vendors, Distribution Center, Planning and Allocation, Marketing and Internet teams.


? Manages and maintains Purchase Orders (PO?s) and worksheets.


? Assists in maintaining sample room.


? Follows up on incoming and late orders.


? Achieves sales and margin objectives for seasonal buying plans.


? Assists Buyer and performs market analyses


? Supports Buyer in the selection and purchase of product from vendor


based on trend data.


? Helps develop product including sourcing and monitoring delivery of product and quality control.


? Maintains assortment plans and continuously assesses market to identify and react to trends.


? Corresponds with vendors; provides excellent service and attention.


? Facilitates strong working relationship between corresponding merchandising teams and the field organization.


? Performs other job duties as needed.



Job Requirements:


Experience & Education


? Associates or Bachelor?s Degree or equivalent work experience.


? 2 years progressive experience as a Purchasing Assistant



Competencies & Skills:


? Knowledge on the contemporary junior market.


? Strong analytical skills and quantitative abilities.


? Solid working knowledge of MS Offices.


? Illustrates a dedication to meeting requirements of internal and external customers, responding to all customer requests promptly and thoroughly.


? Strong communication skills including ability to work in a team environment, give honest, direct feedback


and is a solid verbal and written communicator.


? Meets deadlines, prioritizes appropriately, copes well with change, and maintains composure under pressure.



Great benefits. Apply for this great position as a purchasing assistant today! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: , Los Angeles , Purchasing Assistant, Administration, Clerical , La Verne, California

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