Lead Buyer/ Product Developer

7 days left

Location
Elmhurst, IL
Posted
Sep 26, 2019
Closes
Oct 26, 2019
Ref
1_552256
Contact
Digital People
Category
Other
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Our client, located in Elmhurst,  is looking for a fashion focused Lead Buyer/ Product Developer to join their team.  If you love fashion, trends, consumer insights, and knowing what is in  and what is no!, Then consider joining our tight knit team.  If you’re a creative thinker with unrivaled market instincts, this role is for you. If you love helping your team reach the heights of their creative vision then this might be the perfect role for you.

 As a Lead Buyer for retailers worldwide, you will:

  • Conduct market research to develop new and existing products/brands
  • Communicate product/brand ideas to stakeholders
  • Coordinate with creative teams to develop products/brands
  • Work with vendors to negotiate cost, materials and product design
  • Create initial purchase orders for new products
  • Attend trade shows
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    If you are looking for a fun environment, where everyone is creative and loves their jobs then tells about you.  Do you have?

  • Minimum 3 years product buying and/or product development experience
  • Ability to interact and negotiate with overseas vendors
  • Thorough knowledge of general merchandising
  • Work well in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to spot and track trends
  • An eye for fashion and an appreciation for design
  • Knowledge of Mandarin a bonus
  •  

    We would love to get to know you better, and please consider applying.  For consideration you must be willing to work onsite, be comfortable with non-traditional business hours, and have a great resume. 

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