Procurement Buyer

US-OH-Columbus
2017-1159
Category (Portal Searching)
Procurement/Café

Overview

A Brand That's What's Now

Express is the sexy, sophisticated lifestyle fashion brand for every occasion: work, weekends, or nights on the town.  Our brand is what's new and what's now for young fashion-forward men and women.  We have more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as franchise stores in Latin America.  We also have a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com that allows our customers to shop whenever and wherever they like.  

 

A Workplace To Match

We think you'll like it here. 

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, casual work environment, and the opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest, most passionate individuals in the fashion business.  We're always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!

Responsibilities

The Procurement Buyer, under the direction of the Procurement Manager, supports the department at a tactical/transactional/strategic level. Works closely with all areas of the business to deliver strategic buying solutions to drive down costs and deliver high quality products and services. 

 

Essential Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Years of Experience: 3 - 5

 

Preferred Qualifications (skills and abilities)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Finance, Accounting, Business or Supply Chain or equivalent experience
  • Certified Purchasing Manager accreditation preferred
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships of trust and credibility with internal customers that lead to stronger buy-in and commitment within customer groups
  • Ability to effectively respond to and follow through on commitments – consistently meets or exceeds commitments with a focus on quick turnaround
  • Proven track record and reputation for achieving results through an emphasis on detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence others by presenting recommendations based on customer and cross-functional knowledge
  • Organized and able to prioritize and monitor progress of work against plan as required to meet objectives
  • Ability to analyze situations and solve problems
  • Ability to handle multiple projects effectively
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS office including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook

Closing

As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class.  Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.
 
 
Notification to Agencies: Please note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.

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