Assistant Buyer - Western Wear

Country :
India
Region :
Karnataka
Town :
BENGALURU
Category :
Purchasing
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Years experience :
5 to 10 years

Company description

Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd.

The Landmark Group, founded in 1973 with a single store in Bahrain, has grown into one of the largest retail conglomerates in the Middle East and is expanding rapidly in India. The Group currently operates over 900 stores encompassing a retail presence of over 13.4 million square feet across 15 countries and employs around 31,000 employees world over. In addition to retail sector, the Group has also diversified into leisure, food, hotels and electronics and has created a comprehensive infrastructure including its own logistics and distribution division, to support its retail operations and other businesses. In 1999, Landmark Group entered India, to revolutionize retailing in the country with the introduction of Lifestyle stores. Landmark Group has launched several of its core retail concepts in the country including Lifestyle (Large format departmental stores), Home Center bt Lifestyle (Home Improvement stores), Splash(Hi-street fashion), Bossini (International apparel brand), Max (Value fashion chain), Spar Hypermarkets, Fun city (Fun & Entertainment Centers).

Job description

Product Planning
Performance analysis of the range
Coordinate with buyers for product finalization
Capturing & updating buyers on key fabric/trim trends
Follow up for proto samples , PP samples ,fabric testing
Ensure end to end tracking of merchandise-V.C. tracking till inspection

Financial Planning
Optimum utilization of allocated budget

Vendor Management
Support in vendor identification
Handle negotiations on quality and prices with vendors
Follow up for issuing POS and barcodes to vendors
Issuance of the vendor cards and timely updation
provide vendor-wise accurate worksheet to finance and ensure periodic updation of the same
ensuring updation of design boards before haning it over to VM for planogram
build vendor relationships to support new and ongoing sourcing needs

Implementation
Coordinate with the Lab team and QA team for testing the products
Interact with DEO for PO and bar code issuing
Interact with vendors from China and Bangladesh for import of fabrics

Analysis
Assist the buyers to analyze product health(STR) and update PSTR fortnightly
weekly once store-visit to check on stock issues/mkt feedback
Analysing Product competition monthly

Profile

Experience: 5-7 years