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Posted: 09/09/2022

Runnings has a career opportunity for a Buyer’s Assistant in our corporate office.   We are looking for an energetic individual with excellent analytical skills who is interested in an opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment.  This position will be focused in the Apparel category and will report to the Apparel Buyer .  The Buyer’s Assistant is responsible for the basic replenishment, re-buying and managing of inventory. This position utilizes previous experience and judgment as a basis for planning and accomplishing goals in a variety of tasks. The Buyer’s Assistant works under the general supervision of a Buyer. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
 
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
The Buyers Assistant reports directly to the Retail Buyer.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THE DIRECTION OF RETAIL BUYER

  • Assists the Buyers in all areas of merchandise procurement
  • Enters and transmits Purchase Orders into the system
  • Monitors purchase orders to assure timely and satisfactory delivery
  • Contacts suppliers to expedite delivery, when necessary
  • Resolves any receiving or invoice discrepancies that may arise
  • Utilizes sufficient writing/verbal skills to clearly communicate issues
  • Build relationships and maintains contact with stores and vendors
  • Other responsibilities as called upon

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