Accessory Buyer Job Description

Accessory Buyer Job Description

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Accessory buyer provides feedback and direction to corporate supply chain and purchasing roles on decisions that pertain to factory supply chain.

Accessory Buyer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective accessory buyer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included accessory buyer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain and develop positive business relationships with vendors
Manage accessory program mix to maximize inventory turn and margin
Assist in development of long term accessory
Buys and manages Wall Décor program
Programs should encompass all accessory categories, including wall décor, linens, permanent botanical, rugs, decorative accents, lighting draperies, accent pillows and accent furniture
Analyze quotations and negotiating to internal targets and benchmarks

Accessory Buyer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Accessory Buyer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accessory buyer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design, Business, Merchandising, Finance

Skills for Accessory Buyer

Desired skills for accessory buyer include:

SAP an advantage
PeopleSoft an advantage
After Sales programs
Dealer networks
North American automotive supply base
Purchasing processes
Regional distribution supply chain
Accessory procedures

Desired experience for accessory buyer includes:

Analyzing quotations and negotiating to internal targets and benchmarks
Presenting supplier recommendation to Corporate Sourcing Committees
Issuing Purchase Orders for Tooling Investments and Piece Price
Ensuring launch readiness at the supplier for new products and evaluating performance during production
Prepare sourcing Requests for Quote (RFQ)
Develop regional strategy and bidders lists by material group

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