Omni Apparel Buyer

Confidential
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted 2 days ago
Full timeRetail

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The Omni Apparel Buyer will need to have a deep understanding of the healthcare professional and how their uniform helps them perform better, can identify fashion trends that are appropriate, and develops channel specifics assortments that drive sales and profitability metrics.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

• In conjunction with the Omni Apparel Merchandiser the Buyer is responsible for creating a compelling Omni Channel product assortment that meet the sales and financial metrics of each channel.

• Leads the relationship with supplier partners ensuring fresh new product strategies are developed and financial metrics are understood and managed.

• Works closely with product development partners to ensure the specific needs of the retail and ecommerce business are met and the voice of the customer is heard.

• Partners with planning team formally and informally in-season to analyze and react to current business trends, actively pursuing emerging opportunities and pivoting strategy, when appropriate.

• Uses financial acumen to conduct quarterly formal style out strategy and partners with full merchandising and planning team.

• Constantly reviews the market and external competitors, actively identifying new and emerging supplier and product opportunities.

• Responsible for building and maintain the health of the product catalog.

• Works with Senior Merchant in development of promotional strategy and responsible to lead execution in partnership with Omni Merchandiser.

• Raises the profile of the merchandising team within the business, representing the department in meeting and always presenting the department in a positive and professional manner.

SKILL SET

• Thorough knowledge of merchandising and buying

• Thrives in a team environment

• Customer focused

• Ability to partner and influence vendors/cross-functional partners

• Highly effective written and verbal communication skills

• Strong retail math skills

• Strong PC skills with an emphasis on spreadsheet applications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

• BA degree in Merchandising, Retail/Business Management or related relevant experience

• Minimum of 4-6 years retail merchandising buying experience

To execute the job duties of our Omni Apparel Buyer you must be able to perform each and every one of the above essential job duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands: This job is primarily sedentary work, must be able to remain in a stationary position at least 90% of the time, occasionally move about the office, manual dexterity to constantly operate a computer and other office equipment, constant close visual acuity to view a computer screen, auditory acuity to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, constant communication to exchange accurate information, must be able to work in stressful situations.

Job descriptions are dynamic and frequently modified. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned at any given time as both the business dictates and the functions of the job change.

Our company is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness. We recruit, hire, train, compensate and promote without regard to individual characteristics.

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