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!

Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate purchasing agreements with suppliers.
  • Foster open dialogue with vendors, internal departments, and field operations.
  • Make informed purchasing suggestions by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Oversee all phases of inventory movements, including ordering, re-ordering, and transfers.
  • Maintain inventory according to stated levels.
  • Create and implement new processes to reduce inventory and waste.
  • Ensure purchasing information is updated across multiple vendors- pricing, unit of purchase, etc.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and trace undelivered goods. File necessary reports for any goods that arrive as damages or in the incorrect quantities.
  • Identify and cultivate new trends and product lines in the market place.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Skills Required:

  • Relevant experience in purchasing, inventory, and cost reduction systems and methods.
  • Superior organization, attention to detail, and analytical skills with strong emphasis in workload prioritization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communicating frequently and effectively.
  • 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.
  • Ability to simplify and communicate complex data and information.
  • Demonstrated calculating and budget planning skills.
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Knowledge & experience:

  • Must know the Toy & Pop Culture Related Merchandise Industry.
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience.

Please email your resume and cover letter to: jobs@midtowncomics.com with subject line “Buyer’s Assistant Job”

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