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JOB TITLE: Buyer Assistant

BRAND: FOCUS Brands

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

The Buyer Assistant will work closely with buyers and suppliers to assist in managing product cost as it pertains to FOCUS Brands’ $300 million supply chain.  This position will report to the Director of Purchasing.

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works closely with the buyers and suppliers to assist in managing product cost as it pertains to FOCUS Brands’ $300 million supply chain
  • Reports to Director of Purchasing
  • May support the information/data needs for multiple buyers
  • Assembles necessary product information as directed by buyers
  • Assists buyers with RFIs, RFPs and negotiations as warranted
  • Assist buyers and suppliers with new product rollouts
  • Create and share purchasing reports as directed by the buyers
  • Insure accuracy and integrity of product data and information
  • Work closely with buyers and suppliers to solve product issues, recalls, etc.
  • Share and communicate product and contract information with distribution team and others as needed

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2 to 4 years of generalist or clerical experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Must be accurate and have the ability to prioritize work requests
  • Knowledge of purchasing a plus

 

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