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The Assistant Buyer assists the Buyer in the selection and procurement of merchandise, maximizes sales, and provides operational support and management.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
Ownership of a category with responsibility for preparing buys and achieving revenue/margin targets.
Assist in the management of 3rd party vendor relationships and business. Responsibilities include attending market appointments, buy writing, communicate selling, and receipt tracking.
Responsible for the life cycle of purchase orders; initial set up, follow up on purchase order entry, communication of any changes, tracking/reconciling/reporting receipt of merchandise.
Prepares weekly merchandise analysis reports, including color analysis/program analysis/fit analysis, as well as monthly on-order for open to buy.
Sample Management is critical aspect of the job; tracking samples, keeping racks in order, reviewing all TOPs with Senior Buyer, preparing samples for presentations with Sr. Buyer and Leadership team
Manages all operational and administrative functions to ensure smooth operation in the buying department.
Ensures accuracy of merchandising reports, purchase order log, assortment sheets and receipts, utilizing delivery reports and system generated reports.
Builds and maintains relationships amongst cross functional partners; Develops relationship with PDG team and follows up on key business issues and opportunities.
Daily communication and development of strong partnerships with Operations, Product Planner, Store Allocator and Merchandise Coordinator to ensure accurate receipt recap in OTB, accurate product distro and ensures PO entry and updates are done in a timely manner
Monitors sales and inventory on a weekly basis.
Assists in preparing markdowns, purchases, floor plans and open to buys.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Experience: Minimum 1-2 years of experience in Assistant Buying or Merchandising
Education: Bachelors Degree in related field
Skills: Proficiency in PC skills (IP, Excel)
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL CONTACTS:
Internal: DMM, Senior Buyers, Buyers, Associate Buyers, and Assistant Buyers
BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/A
DECISION MAKING: N/A
RESOURCEFULNESS/CREATIVITY: Ideal candidate possess a love for mens fashion and is knowledgeable about current and upcoming trends in the market
ENVIRONMENT: Fast paced, energetic environment with a team who has a passion for the CK customer and delivering exceptional product to them
PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicants current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH