Posted by Folsom Bike on 11/10/2020
Industry Sector: Bike
Job Categories: Purchasing
Company Type: Retail
Country: United States
Contact Name: erin gorrell
Contact Phone: 916-844-1000
Job Type: Full Time
Required to Relocate: Yes
Required to Travel:
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles
Job Description & Requirements
Folsom Bike is a leader in the retail bicycle industry. At Folsom Bike we encourage our staff and customers to use bicycles more often for transportation, recreation, and inspiration. Our mission is to help our customers achieve their goals and lifestyle with bicycles however they see fit. We love to take care of our customers and are passionate about what we do! We value our team, making sure the best is on the field. We value new ideas from all sources, inspiring others with our positive energy, dealing with reality to make the tough calls, and getting things done fast. We want to turn ideas into reality.
Come, join us, and help us "sell fun" to the community with bikes, and have a blast while doing it!
Who wouldn’t love to buy cool bike parts every day? Do you enjoy crunching numbers and communicating your awesome ideas? Do you turn your head every time you see a sweet bike? If yes you might be the perfect fit for our Retail Buyer position! Folsom Bike is looking for a downright awesome person to join the team as a Retail Buyer. Working in collaboration with store managers and the cycling industry’s best companies, this Rockstar will buy for our stores to meet all of their purchasing needs. In addition to working with an amazing team, the buyer will utilize Ascend (retail management system) to implement and monitor their strategy. The ultimate goal for this position is to create value for the assigned stores by having the right product in the right place at the right time.
Fulfill weekly buying schedule and replenish all products from primary vendors.
Track orders to ensure prompt deliver.
Receive and distribute orders accordingly
Communicate with team and customers with regular updates
Participate in seasonal and pre-season purchasing activities.
Ensure that the work of the Inventory goals for the year is supporting company level strategic initiatives and maximizing inventory productivity and profitability
Anticipate and proactively address roadblocks before they affect business results.
Other duties as assigned
Fun and flexible attitude with strong desire to exceed goals and expectation
Retail purchasing and demand planning preferred
Technical knowledge of bicycles preferred
Proactive problem-solving approach with changing priorities in a fast paced environment
Proven critical thinking and collaborative skills
Ability to effectively communicate and interact with management and suppliers
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Extensive knowledge of Excel preferred.
Subsidized Health Insurance
Continuing education on the latest and greatest
Regular Team Building Outings
Locker, showers, and flexible cycle commute options
A professional environment with an amazing staff that is passionate about cycling!