Jobs at HTCPedia

Assistant Buyer

Location: E Meadow

Department: Product Management

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Buyer.  Candidates should have a minimum of 1 year cellular buying experience.  The assistant buyer reports directly to a buyer, and is responsible for a number of brands within the buyer’s portfolio.  We are looking for individuals who are highly motivated, computer savvy, and have a passion for smartphones & tablets!

The majority of time spent in this position will be maintaining brands, including ordering new product, maintaining current and ongoing product, managing vendor relations and conducting negotiations. The assistant buyer is expected to use sales analysis and provided tools in order to maximize their given brands portfolio’s profit.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Inventory analysis and management
  • Product selection
  • Product categorization
  • Invoice reconciliation
  • Create sales plans
  • Create product flow and manage dollars each month
  • Achieve sales, inventory, turn and markdown plans monthly
  • Achieve profit margins monthly
  • Managing daily sales, inventory and category reports
  • Order writing
  • Daily communication with vendors
  • Travel to trade shows as needed (optional)

Required Skills:
Minimum of 1 year buying experience in cellular industry
Intermediate computer skills (Excel/Word/Internet navigation)
Excellent follow up and documentation skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
Possess a passion for smartphones & tablets with extensive knowledge of the industry and insight into the latest releases
Ability to communicate between several departments on projects as well as day to day operations

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