Buyer

SALLY BEAUTY CORPORATE
New York, TX 75770, USA
Posted 22 days ago
Full time

Job description

Overview

Sally Beauty Holdings (NYSE: SBH) is the world's largest wholesale and retail distributor of beauty supplies located in Denton Texas. A business built with a purpose to provide our customers with access to high-quality professional beauty products and exceptional customer service.

We are currently seeking a Buyer to join our growing team! This person is responsible for the day to day management and development of business processes to maximize sales and gross margin objectives, while managing inventory objectives for specific brands. Develops strategic objectives to ensure long-term sustained growth.

"At Sally Beauty Holdings, we find beauty in diversity. Our inclusivity and self-expression are what fuel our innovation and growth. You are welcome here, and you can thrive here. We find beauty in YOU. Join us."

Responsibilities

  • Develops the assortment strategy for the assigned category. Works collaboratively with vendor and brand partners to maximize first to market approach of on trend products, promotional and pricing strategy for the assigned category placement.
  • Actively partners with pricing and promotional team to ensure optimal performance against sales and margin. Works collaboratively with the marketing and operations team to ensure a 'customer first' approach to the product strategy. Works collaboratively with the planning and allocation team to ensure ideal inventory levels. Develops and facilitates presentations to all levels of leadership.
  • Analyzes and draws conclusions from multiple resources so as to provide a concise, logical merchandising focus. Identifies and promotes new products and trends in a timely manner to maximize sales potential. Identifies and devises profitable exit strategies, including vendor participation, of slow selling items, discontinued items, package changes and poor promotional sell through.
  • Creates and owns strong vendor partnerships. Negotiates with vendors to reduce costs, increase margin, special terms, discounts, allowances and payment dating in all appropriate opportunities.
  • Develops category expertise through competitive analysis and attends vendor meetings and tradeshow presentations to identify sales opportunities through new products, trends and competitive strategies.
  • Responsibilities

    • Develops the assortment strategy for the assigned category. Works collaboratively with vendor and brand partners to maximize first to market approach of on trend products, promotional and pricing strategy for the assigned category placement.
    • Actively partners with pricing and promotional team to ensure optimal performance against sales and margin. Works collaboratively with the marketing and operations team to ensure a 'customer first' approach to the product strategy. Works collaboratively with the planning and allocation team to ensure ideal inventory levels. Develops and facilitates presentations to all levels of leadership.
    • Analyzes and draws conclusions from multiple resources so as to provide a concise, logical merchandising focus. Identifies and promotes new products and trends in a timely manner to maximize sales potential. Identifies and devises profitable exit strategies, including vendor participation, of slow selling items, discontinued items, package changes and poor promotional sell through.
    • Creates and owns strong vendor partnerships. Negotiates with vendors to reduce costs, increase margin, special terms, discounts, allowances and payment dating in all appropriate opportunities.
    • Develops category expertise through competitive analysis and attends vendor meetings and tradeshow presentations to identify sales opportunities through new products, trends and competitive strategies.

Profile

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years category management experience in related field. Consumer goods and services preferred
  • Proven track record of growing categories or leading category growth
  • Beauty experience a plus
  • JDA a plus
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills combined with high creative potential
  • Ability to multi task with accuracy
  • Leadership qualities and work ethics that dictate the standards for the department
  • Ability to communicate with and influence all levels of staff
  • Strong negotiation skills

We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life Insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and 401(k) with company match. In addition, associates of SBH may take advantage of our in house salon with complementary services and a varied selection of food options at our corporate campus. Also, featured at our corporate campus, is both a Sally Beauty and CosmoProf Professional onsite store, where associates enjoy a great merchandise discount!

At SBH, we remain committed to protecting the health and safety of all our customers and associates and maintain the following COVID-19 Precautions:

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
  • Remote interview process

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.

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