Friday , September 22 2023

Forever 21 Job Application – Assistant Buyer Dresses

Website Forever 21

Job Description:

The Assistant Buyer (Dresses) will support the Buyer, Sr. Buyer or Buying Manager to ensure that inventory receipt goals are met. The Assistant Buyer will maintain the flow of production by coordinating constantly with external vendors and cross functional departments, making sure that production deadlines are met and samples are up to standard.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicate any changes to existing orders to the Purchase Order department
  • Organize selling, pull reports for Buyers and ensure that all Purchase Order deliveries are made to the appropriate department
  • Work to consistently obtain Pre-Production and Top of Production samples on time
  • Compile and upload testing forms, COCD forms, packing instructions, and Certificates of Compliance onto Web PDM
  • Assists with the preparation process for the negotiation of product pricing with vendors and management
  • Communicate with vendors any revisions or changes to garments expressed by the Buyers
  • Maintain the Time and Action calendar to track the status of each garment
  • Maintain a library of best-selling styles, materials, and colors
  • Coordinate with Buyers, Planners, Logistics, Accounting, Quality control, Receiving departments, and vendors to ensure production requirements are followed
  • Manage the data and files for production matters

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must possess basic Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • Must possess basic knowledge of production, product development, specifically in the fashion retail industry
  • BFA or BA preferred
  • Knowledge of Web PDM preferred
  • Must be proactive, detail oriented, and possess the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Must have exceptional organizational skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must have at least 1 year of exposure in a specialty retail environment; 1 year of buying experience preferred

Job Details:

Company: Forever 21

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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