Sears Holdings Corporation (http://jobs.sears.com/vet/learnmore_military.html)
The Assistant Buyer is an entry-level position within the Buying organization. This position performs the technical and mechanical (executional) aspects of the buying role and completes functions that contribute to the Buying Team?s ability to achieve sales, gross margin, inventory, and turnover goals for assigned categories of merchandise while learning the long-range business strategy within the area of responsibility.
This position reports directly to a Buyer. The Assistant Buyer works closely with the buying and merchandising support teams in the execution of product selection, assortment planning, vendor communication, inventory productivity management, and marketing of specific lines/categories to significantly improve profitability and maximize shareholder value.