Position Description

Assistant Buyer - Quiksilver
Location Corporate Headquarters
City Huntington Beach
State/Territory California
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Requisition Number:
4140
Division:
Retail Back Office
Employment Duration:
Full time
Employment Status:
Regular
Shift:
1st

Company Overview


Boardriders, Inc., is the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, represent a casual lifestyle for young‐minded people who are inspired by a passion for outdoor action sports. The Company’s Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, Xcel, Kustom and Palmers brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow and skate. With approximately 10,000 team members globally, the Company’s products are sold in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders stores and other Company‐owned retail stores, select department stores and through various e‐ commerce channels.


Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including: Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

SUMMARY:
This position will be based in Huntington Beach and will report to a Buyer.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Assistant Buyer will be responsible for supporting their Buyer to achieve sales and margin objectives for seasonal buy plans.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Seasonal Order entry and buy plan maintenance
  • Manage system SKU information and uploads
  • Sample coordination and management
  • Setup and maintain spreadsheets for seasonal buys
  • Weekly Reporting
  • Manage transfer and markdown files
  • Compile Monthly Best Seller presentations with Buyer
  • Additional tasks as needed

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/EDUCATION:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint
  • Detailed and organized oriented
  • Manage completing priorities and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Strong time management skills with a sense of urgency
  • Industry knowledge
  • Solid MS office and computer skills- knowing how to create formulas in Excel a plus
  • Ability to learn internal business systems
  • Strong verbal and communication skills

 

 PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • 1+ year experience as an Assistant Buyer or Merchandise Coordinator
  • Education: Associates Degree or higher, or equivalent work experience
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