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885 Elkton Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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Position Title: Associate Buyer
Supervisor’s Title: VP of Purchasing – Cara Pettit
Location: 885 Elkton Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80907
PRIMARY PURPOSE AND FUNCTIONS:
The Associate Buyer is responsible for developing and maintaining supplier relations with a mind to sales velocity and profitability. In addition, the Associate Buyer will expand our business through the process of new product sourcing and increasing the output of the brands we currently represent.
This role is built to focus on the following areas:
● Purchasing – Work with current vendors on acquiring a best-selling and highly profitable set of products. Must be able to assess viability by taking margin, velocity and product availability into account.
● Marketplace Assessment – Must use their knowledge of eCommerce and the Amazon marketplace in order to correctly assess and purchase inventory
● Full Cycle Order Management– Must follow orders through to completion by working with internal teams to ensure receipt of and ultimate quality of incoming shipments.
● Inventory Management – Maintain healthy Amazon inventory levels balancing profitability and availability.
● Consultative Selling – Discuss opportunities for referrals and exclusive partnerships with suppliers.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
· Proficient with Office Suite
· Proficient with the Google Suite
· Familiar with ASANA
· Strong Understanding of the Amazon marketplace
● Business Acumen
● Strategic Thinking
● Problem Solving/Analysis
● Financial Management
● Customer/Client Focus
● Communication Proficiency
● Time Management
● Interdependent partnering
Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Country: United States
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job seekers must live within: No preference
Required to Relocate: Yes
Required to Travel: No
Minimum Experience Required: 1-3 years
Contact Name: Cara Pettit