Assistant Category Manager

Medley, FL 33178

Posted: 08/03/2022 Category: Logistics Job Number: 300135

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring Assistant Buyer in Miami, FL. The Assistant Buyer would be working for a Fortune 500 company and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40+ hours per week.

* Hybrid, On-site Location: Miami - Needs to be within 15 to 20 Miles from location due to traffic


If you are interested in this position, please contact Cole Henry at 469-397-4329 or


Assistant Buyer Compensation

  • The pay for this position is $45.52 per hour
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment and include health, optical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates

Assistant Buyer Highlights

  • This position is a contract assignment with potential to hire on permanently based upon attendance, performance, and business needs
  • The required availability for this position is 8:30-5:30 Monday-Friday

Assistant Buyer Responsibilities

  • Contribute directly to sales and margin goals in assigned categories.
  • Analyze profit and loss information for the category, develop sales and margin projections, and assist Category Manager in P&L reconciliation.
  • Responsible planogram review and assortment and flow optimization.
  • Analyze relevant data and incorporate findings and recommendations into Category Plans (i.e., optimal SKU mix; promotional programs) for merchandising programs from 1 to 3 years.
  • Drive tactical execution of day-to- day plan activities (e.g., builds off-shelf plans, seasonal programs, track promotional period and performs post appraisal to take corrective action if necessary.
  • Responsible for promotional strategy and execution.
  • Collaborate with an internal team of CVS professionals in Inventory, Pricing, Promotion, Finance, Store Brands, Store Design and Store Operations.
  • Analyze sales records and inventory levels of current stock; seek new, alternative foreign and domestic suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of current competition; search out new competitive opportunities and make recommendations.
  • Keep abreast of changes in the market.
  • Research customer product preferences, supplier prices and the competitive environment.


Job Requirements

Assistant Buyer Requirements

  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a retail organization or in an analytical, merchandising, or buying position preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of retail math concepts and demonstrated application
  • Proven ability to implement strategies and use negotiation tactics to grow sales
  • Technical experience in MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; some Access or other database knowledge.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or equivalent experience
  • Attendance is mandatory for the first 90 days

Additional Information

Merchandising, merchandising analyst, assistant buyer, retail operations, category manager, inventory management

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