Monday , May 27 2024

Hobby Lobby Jobs – Buyer

Website Hobby Lobby

Job Description:

As Buyer, you are responsible for identifying products that are interesting to our customer base. You will brainstorm with your fellow team members to design, source, create, and purchase new products and coordinated product lines for Hobby Lobby. This involves collaborating with other buyers and the Design Team to gather information and communicate ideas as well as manage the product development through production stages.
This position offers room for growth and a hand in companywide creations. You are willing to adapt to the constantly changing needs of your role as Buyer. You must provide a résumé when applying for this position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicate effectively to deliver product’s requirements
  • Identify and keep abreast of market trends
  • Meet and exceed margin and financial goals set by company leaders
  • Analyze and manage vendor performance to maximize profitability
  • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time while attending trade shoes or climb stairs when visiting factories
  • Domestic and/or International travel (2 – 4 times a year) to source new products and work with vendors
  • Manage product development from conception to purchase order
  • Develop and propose new product concepts that are exciting and unique
  • Identify and qualify new manufacturers and vendors
  • Build product collections through collaborations with other buyers
  • Communicate important information to the appropriate teams
  • Collect and analyze data

Job Responsibilities:

  • 5 years’ work experience within a buying capacity, preferably retail chain format OR
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in desktop applications and Windows-based programs
  • Strong verbal & written communication
  • Combination education and work experience
  • Bachelor degree, preferably in business administration, merchandising, or marketing OR

Job Details:

Company: Hobby Lobby

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location:  Oklahoma City, OK, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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