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  • Buyer/Planner

    Job Locations US-WA-Auburn
    Category
    Purchasing
    Type
    Full-Time
    Company Name
    Peekay Incorporated
  • Overview

      

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    Do you want to work for a successful specialty retailer?
    Do you enjoy staying busy and working in a small company with a diverse group of employees?

     

    If you answered “Yes!” to these questions, you should know Peekay Inc. is currently searching for an experienced Retail Buyer/Planner to join our growing team!

     

    As an experienced retail professional, you will be responsible for building solid strategies and financial plans to maximize sales, margin and inventory productivity. As a Retail Buyer/Planner at Peekay Inc. you will work consistently with strong adult content.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Develops merchandise/assortment and promotional plans that are customer focused by accurately forecasts sales, margin, and inventory for various business segments.
    • Monitors competitive offerings and stays abreast of fashion/industry trends.
    • Builds strong vendor relationships and negotiates best pricing for assigned categories.
    • Evaluates new and existing products to determine launch and clearance dates; determines the lifecycle of each item.
    • Works with marketing to develop compelling customer engagement strategies.
    • Integrates brand, sourcing, marketing and supply chain functions into the merchandising decision making process.
    • Coordinates with visual merchandising to ensure merchandise presentation standards are defined and executed.
    • Attends trade shows to research new industry trends and products.
    • Develops allocation plans to support appropriate stock levels in all stores.
    • Maintains in stock standards for core products and actively works to reduce product handling costs incurred by our stores and distribution center.


    Requirements:

    • College degree or equivalent business experience.
    • 5+ years’ of merchandising experience required; preferably with a large organization in a similar role.
    • Thorough knowledge of buying and planning gained through progressive experience.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong decision making and negotiation skills.
    • Proven track record of developing and driving businesses.
    • Demonstrates courage, conviction, adaptability and diplomacy.
    • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook required.

     

    We Offer:

    • Medical, dental, and life insurance coverage.
    • A compensation package that reflects our interest in the financial future of our employees.
    • Company sponsored short term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, and 401k retirement savings plan.
    • A generous employee purchase discount program. 

     

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

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