Younique is searching for an experienced Buyer who will be able to process purchasing requisitions/purchase orders. The Buyer will be responsible for creating purchase order tracking systems, alerting management when orders have been filled and invoices from vendors have been issued, answering vendor questions and providing them with additional order documentation as needed. The successful candidate for this position has experience in the cosmetics/CPG industry and a strong understanding of global supply chain management concepts.
• Partnering with Global Supply Chain Planning to execute annual/monthly buy plans • Partnering with Global Logistics to ensure shipments are on-time • Entering purchase orders and determining reorder quantities. • Following up with vendors for information or to expedite shipments. • Tracks vendor performance to maximize profitability and achieve financial objectives. • Pulling reports, assembling data and performing analysis to make • recommendations for procurement. • Works to resolve routine questions and issues from Suppliers and Distribution Centers. Escalated complex issues to executive management. • Requesting and organizing samples and other clerical duties as assigned.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact well across multiple departments, with outside vendors, and with various personalities. • Ability to resolve supplier issues quickly and creatively. • Well versed in Microsoft Office software suite (including Excel) required and past experience with order management or Netsuite/ERP computer systems preferred. • Strong organizational skills with emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy. • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines. • Strong business acumen with advanced math skills • Past experience in hypergrowth ecommerce and retail buying preferred • Global Experience with Cosmetics/CPG/Pharma chemicals, packaging, services • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, finance or similar field required.
Younique is a direct sales beauty leader,
with nearly one million presenters selling
in 12 markets worldwide. Our company
and its founders built Younique to
truly make a difference in the world. The
company was founded to support The
Younique Foundation, which helps bring
healing to victims of childhood sexual
abuse and raises awareness to prevent