Offers “Primark”

Expires soon Primark

Trainee Buyer

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Job description

Job Description

Trainee Buyer

Purpose of role
To support the Buyer / Assistant Buyer in the day to day running of the section while aiming to maximise sales and profitability and learning the requirements of a Primark buyer

Job Function Competencies
Sales and Commercial Focus – Maximising sales, opportunities and performance
·  Accurately input orders, updating and amending computer systems with the order details as required
·  Continually assess product range with key competitors to compare price, quality and value
·  Use of magazines and other fashion publications to identify relevant trends and put forward ideas
·  Under the guidance of the Buyer / Assistant Buyer, monitor and report on product sales performance
·  Give personal input on the selection of garments  
Range – Identify and develop key styling, colour palette and range content
·  Use of trade fairs, WGSN, magazines and other fashion publications to identify up and coming trends relevant to the market and season
·  On- going competition shopping to source new ideas
·  Assist with preparation for range reviews and sign-off meetings  
Develop and Source Products – Maintain Buyer's relationship with suppliers
·  Daily communication with suppliers and attend any appropriate meetings
·  Manage the critical path
·  Liaise with suppliers regarding raised orders
·  Manage paperwork associated with delivery of product  
Samples and Specifications- Manage relevant garment specifications and maintain high quality standards
·  Preparation of size specifications
·  Management of initial sealing and production samples (including fitting and quality)
·  Effectively manage receipt and despatch of packages to and from suppliers
·  Ensure garment samples are received on time, are logged and correctly labelled and stored appropriately, returned or disposed of as necessary
·  Review lab dip submissions for discussion with the Buyer / Assistant Buyer
·  Approval of SGS reports
·  Prepare and coordinate samples for press requests
·  Lab dips and fit comments – under guidance from Buyer  
Operating Standards – Consistently deliver against company expectations and policy
·  Be aware of weekly stock and sales information for the section according to company policy
·  Be aware of option management guidelines within sections and subsections
·  Analyse sections and lines within your section as appropriate
·  Provide effective administration support to the team as required
·  Be aware of the Corporate Social Responsibility policy
·  2 years previous experience in a busy office environment
·  1 years experience working in Retail Management with Primark
·  Fashion/Retail related degree
·  Basic Microsoft Office Knowledge
Req ID



Mary St
Full Time / Part Time

Full Time

Republic of Ireland
Employee Status

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