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Assistant Buyer in Northridge, Ca. at TPS Family of Companies

Date Posted: 5/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Seeking a hardworking and detail-oriented candidate to report to our Head of Outdoor Department. The ideal candidate will be able to think critically, be self-motivated, and process driven. Most important to the success of this role is a willing-to-learn mentality, hard work, and persistence.



Primary Responsibilities



•         Assist in developing new Outdoor Furniture products, which entails taking product from concept phase to production phase.



•          Continually evaluates and searches for improvements to existing products according to changing customer needs, product complaints, or internal production issues.



•         Conduct market research supporting the product development process. Help ensure products meet key criteria and competitive benchmarks. Assist with market and competitive analysis to identify market opportunities.



•         Work closely with Outdoor Buyer in day-to-day tasks relating to Product Development.


Help communicate and coordinate between departments to usher projects through the developmental process, launch phase, and early lifecycle.

Job Requirements


•         Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university



•         Proficient in Excel



•         Detail Oriented



•         Excellent oral and written communication



•         Proven ability to fully own multiple tasks/projects, to prioritize, and adapt to a fast paced environment



•         Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills



•         Intellectual curiosity and a passion for lifelong learning



•         Has a keen eye for design


Preferred Requirements 



•         Auto-CAD or Sketch Works – Basic Knowledge


Knowledge of current trends and styles in furniture market