Breezy's Annual Sources of Hire Report is here 🎉 Download your copy (free!) today!

Retail Buyer Job Description

A Retail Buyer job description template to hire for your Retail department.

About the Retail Buyer position

We are looking for a competent Retail buyer to select and purchase lines of products on behalf of our company. The role is very important since our business activities cannot begin without the necessary stock.

The quality and variety of products on our shelves are essential for our success. ThereforeÙ« the ideal candidate must be a responsible individual with great attention to detail. As a retail buyerÙ« you will also need to negotiate with suppliers to secure competitive prices.

The goal is to ensure that the business will always have adequate stock that meets its requirements. That way we can deliver value to our customers through high-quality products and facilitate sustainable growth.

Retail Buyer responsibilities are:

  • Identifying excellent options in the market
  • Making reasonable choices with the ordering of products
  • Maintaining a good relationship with suppliers
  • Identifying new products on the market
  • Negotiating well with suppliers to get the best deals on products
  • Tracking products and ensuring timely delivery
  • Monitoring inventory
  • Creating reports on budgetsÙ« salesÙ«etc.
  • Going to events to know what’s trending

Retail Buyer requirements are:

  • Experience as a Retail Buyer
  • Able to handle inventory/stocks
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Proficient at MS Office
  • High school diploma or relevant certificate

Frequently Asked Questions

Hire a Retail Buyer

Post this Retail Buyer job ad to 50+ free job boards with one click.

Start My Free Trial

You're in Good Company

According to Gartner we're the most highly rated HR and Applicant Tracking product in Customer Satisfaction.

Are you ready?

Start optimizing your recruiting process today.

Join the thousands of companies already hiring with Breezy HR.

Full Feature 14-Day Trial
No Credit Card Needed