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Buyer/Planner

US-WA-Auburn
Category
Purchasing
Type
Full-Time
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 be working for Peekay Inc.!

 

We are currently searching for experienced Buyers/Planners to join our growing team! We are seeking experienced retail professionals who will be responsible for building solid strategies and financial plans to maximize sales, margin and inventory productivity. Our Buyers/Planners prepare merchandise/assortment and promotional plans; develop vendor relationships; negotiate best possible costs; work with marketing to develop compelling customer engagement strategies; analyze store performance to properly adjust product flow to rate of sale; develop buy plans and pricing strategies for assigned lines of business; and work with visual merchandising to ensure merchandise presentation standards are defined and executed. 

 

The Buyers/Planners will work consistently with strong adult content.  With guidance from executive management, they will develop and execute strategies to deliver competitive differentiation.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develops merchandise assortment plans that are customer focused; 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.
  • Integrates brand, sourcing, marketing and supply chain functions into the merchandising decision making process.
  • 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.
  • 3-5 years’ merchandising experience; 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.

 

Peekay, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits and compensation package that reflects our interest in the health and financial future of our employees.  FT employees receive comprehensive medical, dental, and life insurance coverage, company sponsored short term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, 401k retirement savings plan and a generous employee purchase discount program. 

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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