o Maintainthe return all faulty merchandise to the supplier with theaccompanying red debit correctly made out to ensure the departmentreceives a credit.
Ensure that that all samples are returned to thesupplier when no longer required as applicable. o Enter the ordersonto the system once the buyers returned from buying trip andensure minimum discrepancies.
o Pay regular visits to warehouse toresolve any shipment discrepancies and delay and liaise with thesuppliers in case of any variance / damage to prompt immediatecorrective action.
o Maintain regular communication with suppliersas applicable. Assist with the efficient ordering delivery andpayment of merchandise to reduce the likelihood of queries andproblems.
o To assist the Buyer to research and select from homeand abroad, the best quality merchandise suppliers have to offer atthe best price to maximise sales and profit margins.
In conjunctionwith the Buyer to control the selection of merchandise for theSales within the agreed markdown and to reach the agreed stocklevel.
o Place re-orders as applicable in consultation with buyersand communicate relevant information to all relevant parties inplanning and supply chain.
o Maintain accurate database of vendoragreements and forward completed vendor agreements to MerchandisePlanning. o Assist sales staff and management with customer serviceby placing special orders and providing information on stockavailability and product knowledge.
o Consolidate buying feedbackreports and provide buyers with reports and recommendations perbrand portfolio