Silver Icing Careers
Assistant Buyer [Position Not Available]
Posted: September 09, 2019
Who You Are
You LOVE fashion. You are a self-motivated, customer focused professional with an incredible attention to detail. You have previous experience in a similar environment where you actively demonstrated strengths within an administrative, merchandising and buying role(s). You are resourceful and offer the ability to "hit the ground running". You have a positive can-do attitude, with a keen desire to be a part of a high functioning team environment.
The Role
The Assistant Buyer plays an integral role in contributing to the overall success of both the buying and warehouse receiving operations. The Assistant Buyer will be responsible for product related data entry, vendor communication, product scheduling and oversee quality & fit control of all inbound products.
Responsible for overall Purchase Order management, including:
  • Accurate order processing, scheduling and delivery and confirming received shipments

  • Assist in placing orders and inputting corresponding details into our proprietary software and project management software

  • Management of product scheduling and receiving scheduler

  • Vendor follow up relating to shipment confirmation, scheduled delivery and shipment inconsistencies

  • Communicating purchase order changes to all involved parties and any required follow up

  • Maintains and provides sales metrics to the buyers to consider future buying commitments and trends

  • Maintain departmental reports and records

  • Assist the Receiving Team in review and examination of product samples and confirmed quantities for quality and fit

  • Active in our community providing answering product related questions

  • Liaise with vendors and place orders, resolver order / product issues

  • Experience with garment design and development, including pattern making and work with domestic and offshore factories, considered beneficial

  • Experience with women's and children's fashion, an asset

  • Some travel required
  • 2+ years related working experience in a similar role

  • Post-secondary education in fashion preferred

  • A self-starter, strong ability to take initiative

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and work under deadline

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge and experience with online, retail, merchandising or product development processes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite, particularly in Excel
Job Type
  • Full-time
Application Requirements
We offer a generous discount, medical and dental benefits, and a competitive wage. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and joining our team, please email us a cover letter and resume or apply directly on our Indeed account.

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