Men's Shoe Buyer in Michigan

MEIJER is a leading supercenter, ranked as the fifth largest discount retailer and the 16th fastest growing private company in the country by Forbes Magazine. Meijer was honored as "Retailer of the Year" by Progressive Grocer for 2006. We are THE retailer to watch! A solid future in retailing has never looked brighter for those career-oriented professionals with a passion for retailing.

MEN'S SHOE BUYER

Position is located in Grand Rapids, MI.

Candidates outside the GR area, will be required to relocate.

The individual selected for this position will be responsible for the sales and margin financial performance for multiple categories, development of assortment plans to meet category financial plans, utilizing market trend analysis to determine assortment, and selecting and analyzing ad items and events.

Additional duties include building vendor relationships/Joint Business Plans, negotiating with vendors, and assisting in developing store-specific plans at the category level.

Ideal candidates must possess the following

* Bachelor's degree or commensurate retail experience

* Minimum of 5 years in the shoe industry

* Shoe buying, inventory, or analysis experience required

* Negotiation and planning skills

* Sense of product trends

* Enthusiasm, initiative, and passion for retail

* Knowledge of business drivers (pricing, promotion, assortment)

* Microsoft application experience preferred

If you have the experience described, log on to our website at www.meijer.com/employment and apply online. Please include your resume, cover letter, and salary history. From the Careers page, select "Salaried, Leadership or Corporate Office Positions" and then "Merchandising" from the search options to view the job (Requisition # 2810). Providing Equal Opportunity to a Diverse Workforce.



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