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Purchasing Agent/Buyer

Position: Full Time

Compensation: $50,000 - $80,000 per annum DOE. 

Hours: Monday to Friday, 10AM to 6PM.

Folsom Bike, in beautiful Northern California, is looking for a savvy Buyer to ensure we have the best products for our 2 busy locations.


A bit about us and the Purchasing Agent/Buyer Position

  • Folsom Bike is a nationally ranked top 100 bicycle retailer and an awesome place to work! We sell only products we love, provide incredible hospitality to our customers, and change the world by getting more people on bikes.

  • Duties Breakdown


    60% Analytics - Analyze inventory performance and make changes to maximize customer satisfaction and profitability. Work with management determining product strategy and mix. Look for exciting new products and categories that will appeal to our customer base, or create new customers.


    20% Inventory management - Receive shipments, transfer products between locations and close POs. Assist with merchandising store for maximum retail efficiency and sales.


    20% Purchasing - Place ongoing fill-in and special orders. Work with department managers to maintain shop-required parts for service etc. 

    * MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT UP TO 60 POUNDS FOR LOADING AND UNLOADING OF PRODUCTS

Requirements

  • A proven track record of analytics-based decision making and performance
  • Computer and technology savvy
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Experience with open-to-buy inventory management, GMROI etc.
  • Experience with the Ascend retail system is a bonus
  • Spreadsheet proficiency is a must (pivot tables, vendor look ups, nested formulas, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communication 
  • Cycling and/outdoor industry enthusiast
  • Detail oriented self starter
  • Good eye for product, accessories, fashion, and trends
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Candidate must have valid driver's licence 
  • Candidate must pass criminal background check 


To join the team, email your industry experience, cover letter, and resume to careers@folsombike.com