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Retail Buyer

Company: Dunham's Sports
Location: Troy
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

Dunham's Sports - a Midwest Specialty Sporting Goods Retailer located in Troy, MI has an immediate opening for a talented, strategic thinking Hardlines Buyer. This position has responsibility for planning and purchasing hardline goods. This is a full-time position that works out of our office in Troy, MI Responsibilities include:

  • Achieving Sales, Margins and Turnover plans
  • Identify, analyze, and capitalize on market and customer trends
  • Open-to-Buy, pricing and markdown management
  • Source out and negotiate best prices
  • Optimize sales and gross margin dollars by analyzing, evaluating and adjusting plans
  • Developing merchandise assortment by category and continually evaluate, analyze and adjust these assortments
  • Make key buying decisions that have an objective of providing our customers with great value and quality
  • Merchandise presentation direction and guidelines
  • Monitor placed orders to ensure timely deliveries
  • Resolve fulfillment and/or shipping problems in a timely manner
  • Advertising, planning and execution, including Co-op procurement
  • Attend seasonal trade shows Candidate requirements:
    • 3+ years retail buying experience
    • Strong analytical and statistical skills
    • Excellent negotiating skills
    • Self-starter, organized, detail oriented, flexible and adaptable
    • Strong sense of style and trends
    • Have consistent follow-up and follow-through discipline
    • Must be able to work effectively and cooperatively with vendors, store and corporate personnel
    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Strong computer skills
    • Bachelors degree or higher, equivalent experience may substitute
    • Buying outdoor and camping product experience preferred. Benefits Include:Health, dental and prescription coverageLife, STD, LTD InsuranceVacation and PTO days401 (K) savings planMerchandise Discountby Jobble

Keywords: Dunham's Sports, Troy , Retail Buyer, Hospitality & Tourism , Troy, Michigan

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