Wednesday , October 4 2023

Forever 21 Job Openings – Assistant Buyer, Handbags

Website Forever 21

Job Description:

The Assistant Buyer, Handbags 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:

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

Qualification & Experience:

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

Job Details:

Company: Forever 21

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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