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Associate Buyers determine how much merchandise is purchased by a company. Main job functions include securing the purchase of high quality goods, analyzing sales records, maintaining inventories, liaising with suppliers, and choosing the appropriate merchandise and services based on quality, price, availability and customer support. Based on our collection of resume samples, Associate Buyers should demonstrate excellent financial skills, commercial awareness, multitasking, computer competencies, decision making, and analytical thinking. A Bachelor's Degree in a business administration field is often seen on Associate Buyer resume examples.

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Associate Buyer

Developed and executed $45 million of merchandise assortment; pants, jackets and outerwear based on sales, inventory and margin for over 800 stores throughout US and Canada, as well as eCommerce.

  • Executed inventory for outlets by using aged fabric and producing into existing best selling garments.
  • Forecasted and managed product needs and fabric availability for vertical production.
  • Analyzed and managed sales levels to determine product replenishments for key items.
  • Presented markdown cadence at weekly business meetings with Planners.
  • Identified and shopped competition, while making recommendations to the Buyer regarding knowledge of industry market trends.
Candidate Info
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Business Administration / Fashion Management
Textiles, Apparel & Merchandising
Fashion Merchandising

Associate Buyer

  • Delivered procurement solutions to help clients address critical business initiatives and projects.
  • Interacted closely and frequently with customer stakeholders regarding projects.
  • Researched suppliers and performed RFQ analysis including basic Total Cost of Ownership and lease versus buy.
  • Spearheaded creation of a buying center for new client that directly led to client becoming the fastest in company history to expand its scope of services.
  • Developed the intra-company commodity-trading program; its course model became the standard for all company training programs.
  • Won the Spot Award in 3rd quarter 2008 for outstanding work on special projects outside of standard responsibilities.
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years in
at this job
Criminal Justice
Master of Arts

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