Rogue Fitness

Buyer - Footwear

US-OH-Columbus
Job ID
2017-1355
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
First

Overview

The Buyer - Footwear is responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors.

Responsibilities

  • Manage vendor relationships for growing shoe collection.
    • Manage supplier/partner contracts, day-to-day relationships, and negotiate and secure pricing.
  • Execute project plans for new product development, seasonal sales trends, and special events.
  • Forecast, organize and execute seasonal and evergreen apparel/ shoe lines.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams, and communicate with internal and external parties while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Know and understand market forces driving product line, costs and supply availability.
  • Manage multiple and shifting priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Conduct financial analysis of business opportunities to meet and exceed cost control, reduction and profitability targets.
  • Build skus for inventory management system.
  • Create and use spreadsheets for analysis.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree. Preferably in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Fashion Merchandising, or Business.
  • MBA preferred.
  • 4+ years buying experience in Retail or Distribution . E-Commerce experience is a plus.
  • Experience building vendor relationships, sourcing new materials, and price negotiation.
  • Must be curious and have strong desire to learn.
  • High-level Excel skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to recognize and react to changing work demands.

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