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Revlon Professional - Senior Buyer Resume Example

Emma Stewart
  • XXXX X XXXXXXX XX XXXX XX, Escondido, CA 92025
Professional Summary

Creative and enthusiastic Buyer with 6 years of retail experience, specialization in management and procurement. Commitment to understanding the brand and product initiatives to optimize the consumers experience. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing key customer/vendor relationships. Proactive and organized with passionate attention to visual details.

  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Understanding Fixture and Visual Design in Retail
  • Excellent Time Management
  • Administration and Management
  • Customer Service and Vendor Relations
  • Negotiation
  • Judgment and Decision Making 
  • Critical Thinking
Senior Buyer, 05/2015 to Present
Revlon Professional San Diego, CA
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for marketing products. 
  • Manage purchase orders for all third party marketing initiatives including photo shoots, advertising campaigns, and brand support.
  • Research promotional product and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, and the supplier's reputation and history.
  • Manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope.
  • Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables. 
  • Evaluate and monitor processes to implement during the merge of several brands under Revlon Professional umbrella.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods.
  • Confer with sales and marketing personnel to obtain information about special promotions and product needs.
  • Authorize payment of invoices or return of merchandise.
Buyer, 12/2012 to 05/2015
Event Network, Inc. San Diego, CA
  • Execute Sales, SKU count and COG goals.
  • Plan and forecast the needs for key items and oversee core programs. Monitor performance to ensure inventory levels, assortments and quantities are appropriate to achieve the company's sales and profitability objectives.
  • Develop customer driven assortments that support departmental and store goals.
  • Negotiate with vendors in order to achieve best price, delivery, and quality of product.
  • Manage assistant buyers with given tasks and projects.
  • Work closely with assistant buyers and allocation analysts in regards to inventory management.
  • Source custom products and manage the process between vendors and partners. 
  • Travel to trade shows and stores to find and determine new areas to expand assortments and reach consumers visually.
  • Work closely with Visual Merchandising on fixture and signage needs to maximize the customer experience.
  • Perform competitive shopping and analysis on sales trends.
  • Plan, develop, provide training and staff development for the implementation of the new ERP system for 40+ employees. Using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, and workshops. Work with IT, AP and Store planning divisions to ensure cohesive practices for the purchasing team.
  • Manage 18+ stores at a given time, and responsible for 2300+ SKU's between those locations.
Assistant Buyer, 08/2010 to 12/2012
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. San Diego, CA
  • Oversee and coordinated with vendors and visual/store design departments to ensure that they efficiently and effectively provided products needed for each project.
  • Negotiated and managed transportation arrangements for products. 
  • Procured fixtures and signage for remodels/new stores, worked with Project coordinators to ensure strict deadlines were met.
  • Managed 30 new store openings and 100+ remodel stores within a given year.
  • Responsible for 500+ existing store signage and fixture issues. Coordinated with parties needed to ensure stores needs are met. 
Designer/Project Manager, 06/2007 to 08/2010
CEDO Interior Design La Jolla, CA
  • Oversee design production for custom products and cabinetry.
  • Determined staffing requirements, and interviewed, hired and trained new employees.
  • Designed store layouts and visual displays.
  • Conferred with clients to determine factors affecting planning interior environments, such as budget, architectural preferences, and purpose and function.
  • Coordinated with other professionals, such as contractors, architects, and engineers, to ensure job success.
  • Used computer-aided drafting (CAD) and related software to produce construction documents.
Bachelor of Science: Interior Design, Dec 2006 The Art Institute - San Diego, CA
Computer Skills
Proficient in the following computer programs: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Dynamics NAV , Microsoft Jet, WinRetail JDS, AutoCAD and Adobe Photoshop.
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Previous Companies:

  • Revlon Professional
  • Event Network
  • Inc

Previous Job Positions:

  • Senior Buyer
  • Buyer
  • Assistant Buyer
  • Designer
  • Project Manager


  • The Art Institute

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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