Buyer - Miami, FL
|January 15, 2008 - January 15, 2009|
|Benefits:||Health, Dental, Life, 401K, Vacation, etc...|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||The Buyer is responsible for purchasing products, expediting orders and returns to maintain set inventory levels; providing accurate and timely pricing and delivery information to Purchasing, Creative and Marketing Departments; administering cycle counts to ensure consistent inventory accuracy; sourcing and importing products and packaging; negotiating pricing to ensure optimum quality and price; and utilizing aid of administrative staff within department to accomplish projects and follow up on orders.|
|Duties:||• Contact vendors with requests for quotes, delivery information, and cross-references.|
• Place purchase orders and request return authorizations, enter purchase orders and debit memos into computer system.
•Negotiate pricing and update costs on computer system.
•Provide price and delivery information to Purchasing, Creative and Marketing departments.
•Expedite existing purchase orders and debit memos.
•Search for new and alternate product sources.
•Resolve pricing and receiving discrepancies with vendors, coordinate with Accounts Payable Department.
•Maintain positive vendor relationships.
•Understand and follow company rules and regulations.
•Perform all other duties as assigned or required.
|Qualifications:||•Buyer experience |
•Deadline oriented with the ability to multi task
•Must be able to “think outside the box” when analyzing.
•Knowledge of the Internet and prior experience utilizing the web as a marketing vehicle
•Product Management experience a Plus
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Customer Service experience
•Prior experience working in a fast pace environment
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