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Assistant Buyer

Location:
United States
Salary:
35,000
Posted:
November 08, 2009

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Pamela Kay Austin

**** *. ****** *****

Orange Park, Fl. 32073

904-***-**** (Home)

904-***-**** (Cell)

x65crb@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE:

Utilization of my professional attributes as a Buyer that will help maximize the successful accomplishment of sales goals, margin and turn by managing merchandise as well as analyzing and monitoring sales performance.

EXPERIENCE:

Stein Mart Corporate Jacksonville, Fl

Assistant Buyer July 2003-May 2009

 Analyze business trends and best sellers, research merchandise lines. Identify statistical trends and new opportunities in the business. Identify and select merchandise.

 Negotiate pricing with vendor.

 Create Purchase Orders, submit to vendor and follow through the delivery.

 Independently maintain and manage an inventory exceeding $32 million.

 Make decisions by using analytical thinking skills to identify potential problems and develop appropriate solutions using systems to maximize efficiencies.

 Manage time efficiently for planning and prioritizing work based on critical factors to ensure of meeting deadlines. Self-motivated and comfortable performing multiple tasks.

 Assist customer calls, locate merchandise.

 Manage markdowns by identifying, projecting, creating and maintaining.

 Manage advertising by identifying opportunities, and ensure product will meet deadlines.

 Responsible for RMA’S.

 Maintain vendor communication by phone or email to discuss development of product; ensure freight is keep inline, and perform vendor analysis.

Stein Mart Corporate Jacksonville, Fl

Planner Jan. 2001-July 2003

 Analyze business trends and best sellers. Identify statistical trends and new opportunities in the business.

 Managed basic replenishment system by creating model stocks, relating model stocks to fixture and presentation plans and ensuring timely approval of replenishment orders.

 Evaluate store performance levels and manage inventory by reviewing sales and inventory at department and class level.

 Developed store level sales and stock plans by analyzing past performance.

 Independently maintain and manage an inventory exceeding $40 million. Evaluate store performance levels and manage inventory by reviewing sales and inventory at department and class level.

 Make decisions by using analytical thinking skills to identify potential problems and develop appropriate solutions using systems to maximize efficiencies.

 Manage time efficiently for planning and prioritizing work based on critical factors to ensure of meeting deadlines. Self-motivated and comfortable performing multiple tasks.

 Allocate merchandise to stores by creating allocations based on store plans and current business trends.

 Manage monthly stock levels by location, by automatic replenishment.

 Manage inventory levels to ensure turn is obtained

Stein Mart Corporate Jacksonville, Fl.

Assistant Buyer March 1997-Jan. 2001

 Analyze business trends and best sellers, research merchandise lines. Identify statistical trends and new opportunities in the business. Identify and select merchandise.

 Negotiate pricing with vendor.

 Create Purchase Orders, submit to vendor and follow through the delivery

 Independently maintain and manage an inventory exceeding $45 million.

 Make decisions by using analytical thinking skills to identify potential problems and develop appropriate solutions using systems to maximize efficiencies.

 Manage time efficiently for planning and prioritizing work based on critical factors to ensure of meeting deadlines. Self-motivated and comfortable performing multiple tasks.

 Assist customer calls, locate merchandise.

 Manage markdowns by identifying, projecting, creating and maintaining.

 Manage advertising by identifying opportunities, and ensure product will meet deadlines.

 Responsible for RMA’S.

 Maintain vendor communication by phone or email to discuss development of product; ensure freight is keep inline, and perform vendor analysis.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 Proficient in Excel, Word and Email application.

 Proficient in Microstrategy

 Strong Cash Register Skills

 Strong Retail Math

 Type 40 WPM

 Proficient in researching and analyzing data

 Strong Analytical Skills

 Strong Communication Skills

 Merchandising Skills



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