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UA Brands

Assistant Buyer

Job Details

Job Ref:
Corporate Office, 101 NE 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Merchandise Buyer
Employment Type:
Full Time


UA (Uniform Advantage) Brands is now hiring an Assistant Buyer to join our Corporate Office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

We are adding talent and encourage you to work in an environment where you can take ownership of everything you do!

This individual is responsible for assisting with the execution of the day-to-day operations within the Direct Division for the branded product which includes proofing product descriptions for web and catalog. In this role, you will facilitate preseason order processing with item set up sheets, attributes, and confirming products are e-commerce ready. The Assistant Buyer will develop relationships with vendors to follow up on discontinued, new product availability, and product inquiries.

This is a Temporarily Remote opportunity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for proofing product descriptions for accuracy in product details and spelling for web product; Proof catalog for accuracy in layout, copy, and photography.
  • Obtain purchase order numbers from ERP system, create item set up sheets, update attributes, and review for e-commerce ready.
  • Responsible for running data and creating reports for limited time sales, sales recaps, catalog pricing, and line plans.
  • Create upload documents for price changes, weekly updates of customer returns to the web.
  • Follow-up with vendors on new product availability, product inquiries, discontinued list, and closeout availability.
  • Weekly add customer returns to Website.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing team on markdowns, and last chance.
Required Skills:
  • Microsoft Dynamix AX- ERP system
  • Microsoft Office- Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Organization skills- ability to manage time, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and complete all assigned tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • Ten key typing
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to effectively work in a team and with different personalities
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Applying Retail Math
Required Experience:
  • Retail Store or Merchandise Buying, or Merchandising Experience
  • Associate Degree preferred - Merchandising, Business, Marketing, Fashion Buying
Benefits Information: Enjoy the best of ALL worlds!
Along with a generous benefits package and dynamic downtown location, there is another big benefit to building your career here: you enjoy the best of all worlds in one company. As an industry leader since 1985, we offer the strength and stability of a large firm, with healthy profitability and exciting career growth. Yet our friendly, team-oriented workplace makes you feel like part of a close family. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, critical care, life AD&D insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan, FMLA, Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance, and additional discount programs. For more information about our extensive benefits, click here.

Watch your email − here’s what happens next:
We look forward to reviewing your application! If your background is a promising fit for the position, you’ll get an email from us within 3-4 business days which will include a link to our online Candidate Assessment.
Why do we request this assessment?
A big reason why UA Brands is such a rewarding place to work and why so many employees thrive here is the extra time we invest during the hiring process. We want to make sure our potential candidate will be a great addition to our family! This assessment allows us to get to know you better, which also helps you determine if we’re the right fit too.

We are a Drug-Free Workplace.
As an employee of any UA Brands division, you will be part of an established and dynamic organization. We believe that success starts from within, and we are seeking individuals who thrive in an environment that encourages and supports self-management. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at UA Brands will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. UA Brands does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. UA Brands will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. 


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