Assistant Buyer
Floor and Decor - Smyrna, GA

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Job Description:
I. JOB FUNCTION
Responsible for assisting the Senior Buyer in the
co-development and execution of category plans and
product strategies as well as overall day-to-day
management of the department.
II. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
The functions listed describe the business purpose of
this job. Specific duties or tasks may vary and be
documented separately. The employee might not be
required to perform all functions listed. Additional
duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified,
according to business necessity.
1. Assists Buyer in developing category plans based upon
strategic plan and helps to ensure execution of the
product strategies in alignment with the strategic plan.
2. Assists Buyer with specific category planning,
buying, analysis, advertisement, inventory management,
promotion and planogramming.
3. May be responsible for specific buying
responsibilities (regionally and/or nationwide).
4. Responsible for category-specific training materials
development and new product communication.
5. Responsible for specific vendor and purchase order
management.
6. Manages store support activities.
7. Responsible for developing display strategy and
communication based on categories and strategies as
directed by the Buyer.
8. Executes new vendor and SKU set-ups at the direction
of the Buyer.
9. Follows up on grand opening related category
activities (e.g., purchase order management,
planograms).
10. Responsible for tracking competition, SKU
advertisement proof and execution, credit memo follow-up
from vendors, and web data integrity.
III. MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
preferred.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of merchandising experience,
or an equivalent combination of education and experience
sufficient to perform the essential functions of the
job, as determined by the company. Additional relevant
experience can be substituted for the required education
on the basis of one calendar year of experience for one
academic year of education.
  • General merchandising knowledge and inventory
management experience required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and management
skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Superior attention to details.
  • Ability to use a personal computer and intermediate to
advanced proficiency in office productivity software
(e.g., MS Office Suite), especially Excel.
IV. WORKING CONDITIONS (Physical/Mental Demands)
With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the
physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all
essential functions. In addition to other demands, the

demands of the job include:
  • Maintaining composure in dealing with executives,
vendors, prospects, and staff, in group settings and in
situations requiring high performance and results.
  • Domestic travel required (25%).
V. POSITIONS SUPERVISED
  • None
VI. EQUIPMENT USED
  • PC
  • Calculator
  • Telephone and/or cellular telephone
  • Copier
  • Scanner
  • Fax

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