Assistant Buyer

Carter's, Inc. Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Carter's, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 1,000 Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and online at,, and The Company's Just One You and Genuine Kids brands are available at Target, its Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, and its Simple Joys brand is available on Amazon. The Company also owns Skip Hop, a global lifestyle brand for families with young children. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at

  • Assist Buyer to achieve top line sales and profit goals

  • Report management (generate & analyze on a daily basis to include sales/inv. reports, productivity reports, excess reports, best/worst selling reports, promo reports, and ad hoc requests)

  • Purchase order management (keying & modifying orders, maintaining order logs, communicating to customer service, monitoring order levels). May include outside vendor management

  • Price change management to align with weekly promotional cadence and business needs (includes markdowns and ad hoc analysis)

  • Partner with planning and allocation (communicate late deliveries and/or cancels, present monthly assortment strategies, review PO logs)

  • Partner with Visual and Retail operations team to help create communications for the stores (includes approving sign placement guides, providing information for action packs, product tests, quality issues and POS issues)

  • Seasonal buy preparation (line structure, historical reporting, buy review set-up and take-down)

  • Manage all product samples (receiving/ unpacking and organizing samples, photo shoot sample management, request of missing samples)

  • Special Projects (productivity analysis, ad hoc analysis, trend analysis)

Experience and Skills

  • Bachelors degree required

  • 2+ years retail industry/store experience required (purchase order management, price change management, sample management, seasonal preparation, report analysis, manage a product category, special project leader)

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Analytical, strategic, strong communication, organized

  • Ability to multi task, detail oriented, flexible

Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Assistant Buyer

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