HELP WANTED! FULL TIME HELP WANTED IN THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT AT MIDTOWN COMICS WAREHOUSE IN NEW HYDE PARK, LONG ISLAND!

Who wants to join the mighty Midtown Comics team in New Hyde Park?  We are currently looking for a Full Time Buyer’s Assistant for our Purchasing Department.  Could that person be you?  Read on to see if you are qualified!

Enter the fabulous world of comics and work for the premier retailer. In addition to your natural born love of comics, the following are the basic skills required:

Skills and Abilities:

  • Expert in purchasing, inventory and cost reduction systems and methods.
  • Negotiate purchasing agreements with suppliers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including a proven ability to successfully interact and foster open dialogue with vendors, internal departments, field operations and Customer base.
  • Ability to Organize and execute assigned projects according to their individual requirements
  • Superior organization, attention to detail and analytical skills with emphasis in managing multi-site requests, workload prioritization.
  • Able to work independently on assigned activities or as part of a structured team as required.
  • Must demonstrate and maintain an extremely high regard for confidential and sensitive information.
  • Provide purchasing information by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends
  • Resolve shipment error with suppliers
  • Oversee all phases of inventory movements, including ordering, re-ordering and transfers
  • Responsibility for maintaining inventory according to stated levels
  • Create and implement new processes to reduce inventory and waste.
  • Insure purchasing information is updated – pricing, unit of purchase, etc.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and trace undelivered goods
  • Review/ resolution of open orders to ensure product delivery expectations are met.
  • Ability to identify and cultivate new trends in the market place
  • Ability to create and indentify new product lines
  • Ability to simplify and communicate complex data/information
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Expert in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Must know the Toy/Merchandise Industry
  • 1-2 years as Buyer’s Assistant

Schedule Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Think you are the right person for the job? Please e-mail  jobs@midtowncomics.com, with your resume, cover letter, and the subject line: “Buyers Assistant”

We hope to hear from you soon!

Thank you,

Your friends at Midtown Comics



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