Associate Buyer

Eugene, OR, USA
Posted 6 hours ago
Full time

Hybrid Position - Bend, Eugene, Portland

Tactics is looking for Associate Buyer to join our fantastic Buying team.


Founded in 1999, Tactics is a team-driven skate and snow shop on a mission to support positive social and environmental change. Our Pacific Northwest roots and shared passion for mountain and urban culture inspire our actions in embracing the individual and creating space for all who want to get on board.

Our philosophy is simple; we look for candidates that authentically love the skate & snow industry and the products we sell as much as we do. At Tactics, we value a commitment to excellence, a growth mindset, and a willingness to never settle for the status quo. We are looking for a candidate who will be a brand ambassador, positively represent our Buying Department and Tactics, as well as reinforce our culture of creating a fun and welcoming atmosphere for everyone.

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Who we are looking for:

As the Associate Buyer, you will have an exciting opportunity to develop your personal and professional skills as you assist with the buying process. We are looking for someone who can successfully help bridge communication within the buying team, various internal departments, and external vendors. This person will be responsible for purchase order entry, order resolution, and managing reports. We are looking for some that care deeply about skate and snowboard culture and have their finger on the pulse of emerging trends.

What you will need to bring as the Associate Buyer:

✔️Must be a self-starter that can work efficiently and successfully with minimal supervision.

✔️Strong numeric & analytic aptitude, understanding of retail math and buying-related duties.

✔️Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and willingness to learn new tools.

✔️Good analytical & critical thinking skills, and high attention to detail.

✔️Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills.

✔️1-3 years’ experience in Retail, Buying, Data Entry, or Customer Service positions.

✔️Associate or Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.

Some of duties you will be doing:

📌Assist with order entry and buying responsibilities across multiple segments.

📌Utilize purchase order system to assist buying team in building purchase orders.

📌Ensure accuracy of purchase orders by reviewing and auditing order confirmations.

📌Assist in contacting vendors – procuring quotes, pricing, purchase orders, receiving, and other related duties.

📌Create, set up, and track inbound and outbound deliveries and ensure timely, accurate allocation.

📌Respond to vendor contacts promptly and proactively to resolve any issues that arise.

📌Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly sell-through & inventory reporting.

What Tactics brings to you:

🎯We have got you covered – Full Time Employees - Medical, Dental insurance options and Health Spending Account

🎯Planning for the future – Opportunity to enroll in the 401(k) program with employer contributions

🎯Give you a break – Paid Time Off and Holidays!

🎯 Great Work Life Balance

🎯Opportunities for Growth and Development

🎯Employee Discounts

🎯Perk such as Gear and Lift Tickets

🎯Volunteer Paid Time Off

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