Assistant Buyer Intern Job

Company: Ross Stores

Job Number: 16004452

Location: New York, NY

Date Posted: 5-24-2017

SUMMER INTERN-Assistant Buyer

About Ross Stores:

Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) Company headquartered in Dublin, California, withfiscal 2016 revenues of $12.9 billion. The Company operates Ross Dressfor Less® (“Ross”), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in theUnited States with 1,340 locations in 36 states, the District of Columbia andGuam. The Company also operates over 190 dd’s DISCOUNTS® locations in 15 statesthat feature a more moderately-priced assortment of first-quality, in-season,name brand apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entirefamily at everyday savings.

The company’s merchandise mix and assortmentsare constantly evolving as merchants and planners focus on what customers wantto buy and respond by delivering great discounts on a wider variety of namebrand merchandise. With its solidmanagement team, proven off-price concept, strong cash flow and return onequity, Ross is ideally positioned to successfully execute its growthstrategies.

At Ross you will find:

· A career that fits you

· Teamwork

· Amazing culture and people

· Big company with a family feeling

· Customer focus

Are you ready for the next big move in your career? We look forward to hearing from you!

The culture demands hands-on, close engagementat all levels, and the ability to think and act strategically. Within thisculture, there are many opportunities to attain and even exceed personal goalsquickly while partnering with professionals across multiple categories. This creates a win-win culture with a rigorous standard of performance foreveryone.

Structured for growth and profitability,individuals are measured on performance rather than process. What thisyields is an environment that is invigorating and offers a clear, compellingreward system for the team.

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Perform the administrative & operational functions supporting a designated buyer.

Handle purchase order management and administration as well as processing markdowns. This includes writing orders, changes, cancellations and necessary follow-up (both internally and externally) to ensure key shipments are delivered and processed.

Analyze and interpret key business issues as directed by supervisor including the monitoring of regional merchandise reports, Open-to-Buy monitoring, and stock analysis.

Develop effective relationships with vendors. This includes appropriate level of interaction with vendors in terms of both problem resolution and follow-up.

Demonstrate the ability to effectively utilize the merchandising systems and understand warehouse processes. Includes utilizing systems and preparation of reporting to allow for interpretation of the business.

Demonstrate product knowledge through sharing information with buyer as a result of competitive shopping, shopping Ross Stores, and the market.

Desired Skills andQualifications:

Strong organizational skills

Strong retail math skills

Highly effective written and verbal communication

Strong analytical and PC skills, with an emphasis on spreadsheetapplications

Desire to work as an Assistant Buyer upon Graduation

Business Acumen

Vendor Relationships


Analysis & Judgment

Problem Solving


Results Orientation

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to the hiring, acceptance and appreciation of every individual. FULL STATEMENT.

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Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to the hiring, acceptance and appreciation of every individual. FULL STATEMENT