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Retail buyer - Melbourne

TREK BICYCLE AUSTRALIA

Trek Bicycle is a global leader in the design and manufacture of bicycles and related products. Trek believes the bicycle can be a simple solution to many of the world’s most complex problems and is committed to breaking down the barriers that prevent people from using bicycles more often for transportation, recreation, and inspiration. Our mission is to build products we love, provide incredible hospitality to our customers, and change the world by getting more people of bikes. 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 transform the world, the bike and have a blast while doing it!

Position Description

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!

The Trek Australia retail team is looking for a downright awesome person to join the team as a Retail Buyer. Working in collaboration with district managers, store managers and the cycling industry’s best companies, this Rockstar will assist a group of stores with 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.

We are looking for someone in market, this role would be a home-based (Remote) role working with the team in-field by region. We will consider candidates in Melbourne or Sydney. What an amazing opportunity to work for the Bike Company from your front door. For the right candidate we will consider other locations.

Position Responsibilities

  • Fulfill weekly buying schedule and replenish all products from primary vendors.

  • Track orders to ensure prompt deliver.

  • Coordinate with Inventory Management Team, Purchasing Team, and Store Management as needed.

  • Participate in seasonal and pre-season purchasing activities.

  • Ensure that the work of the Inventory team 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

Position Requirements

  • 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. Knowledge of JDE, demand planning software, and web based analysis tools a plus

  • Occasional domestic travel

Sound like you? Apply now and join the Trek Family!

For a confidential conversation please contact Casey Guthrie on 0408 992 248 or via email at CaseyGuthrie@trekbikes.com.au, Or Jennifer de Raadt on 0457 904 503 or via email at Jennifer_deraadt@trekbikes.com

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