Buyer - Infants/Toddlers

MEIJER is a leading Supercenter located in five states throughout the Midwest, with nearly 200 stores and over 60,000 employees. As a multi-billion dollar retailer, Meijer is ranked as the 13th largest privately held company in the country, as well as one of the top 75 most reputable companies in the United States by Forbes Magazine. Raise your standards and join the pride, passion and competitive spirit that have made Meijer an innovative retailer since 1934.

Position is located at our Grand Rapids, MI Headquarters.

Candidates outside the Grand Rapids area, will be required to relocate.

The individual selected for this position will be responsible for the Infants and Toddlers area.

Responsibilities include:

Vendors negotiations
Builds vendor relationships/Joint Business Plan
Assists in developing store specific plans at the category level
Supervision, training and development of Merchandise Associates
Sales and margin financial performance for multiple categories
Selects and analyzes ad items and events
Utilizes market trend analysis to determine assortment
Ideal candidate must possess the following:

Bachelor's degree or commensurate retail experience
Previous buying, inventory, or analysis experience
Superior negotiation and planning skills
Sense of project trends
Knowledge of business drivers (pricing, promotion, assortment)
Domestic and overseas travel required
Knowledge of the market, retail business and customers
Microsoft Office experience with the ability to learn Meijer applications
Enthusiasm, initiative, and passion for retail
If you have the experience described, log on to our website at and apply online. From the Careers page, under the "Corporate, Pharmacy, Retail and Distribution Leadership Positions" header click on "Search for Jobs" and then search by keyword from the search options to view the job (Requisition # 5213).

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