(800) 774-8036

Associate Buyer – Flexible Business

Glendale, CA
Date Added: January 10, 2020
Software Resources has an immediate job opportunity for an Associate Buyer – Flexible Business in Glendale, CA.

: 6 month(s)

Support Sr. Manager in developing business strategies and operational process for assigned accounts. Strategy to include franchise and product-line direction to external account(s), as well as internal cross-functional partners, to meet financial needs of the business.

• Develop and maintain departmental strategies. Actively work to apply financial insights, consumer insights, and product trend information, as well as support the divisional strategies and overall Integrated Retail vision to validate strategies.
• Analyze retail and consumer trends in the industry to help shape the account strategies, drive innovation, and identify new opportunities.
• Drive account initiatives to achieve financial objectives for assigned accounts, including fixture planning, visual merchandising, marketing, franchise and product category direction.
• Present quarterly departmental strategies and hindsight business reviews to the Senior Management and cross-functional teams.
• Determine wholesale cost structure to maximize profitability for our company while ensuring appropriate margins for retail accounts.
• Lead operational process with cross-functional partners (including I.T., Sourcing, Logistics, and Accounting) to ensure retailer requirements are met, from product and packaging specifications, carton content and labeling, and container fill minimums to shipping document needs and invoicing accuracy.
• Determine wholesale cost structure to maximize profitability for our company while ensuring appropriate margins for retail accounts.
• Execute to key milestones, meeting requirements to support delivery of merchandise to assigned accounts.
• Perform gap analysis to drive business.

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 4 – 5 years buying experience in mid to large size company (or related experience)
• High level of interest and experience with our Brand
• Experience working collaboratively in a fast paced environment
• Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Ability to flex from strategic to task oriented skills
• Good computer skills (Excel, Outlook, Power Point, AS400 a plus)
• Strong organizational skills
• People oriented team player

Required Education:

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/

Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you're located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!


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