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District Buyer


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Oct 7, 2021


Salt Lake City,

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Make sure to mention in your application:
"I found this opportunity on the What Is Cycling job board."

Job Description

A bit about us:

Trek is an awesome place to work, with amazing benefits for all employees. We build only products we love, provide incredible hospitality to our customers, and change the world by getting more people on bikes. When you’re on our team, you’re taken care of, encouraged to learn and grow, and given lots of opportunities to do so. Give us your best, and we’ll give it right back. Sound pretty sweet? Then come join us!

What you'll do:

Who wouldn’t love to buy cool bike parts every day? Do you enjoy crunching numbers and communicating your awesome ideas? Do you turn your head every time you see a sweet bike? If yes, you might be the perfect fit for our Retail District Buyer position!

Trek Bicycle’s Retail Inventory Team is looking for a downright awesome person to join the team as a Retail District Buyer. Working in collaboration with district managers, store managers and the cycling industry’s best companies, this Rockstar will assist a group of stores with all of their purchasing needs. In addition to working with an amazing team, the buyer will utilize Ascend (retail management system) to implement and monitor their strategy. The ultimate goal for this position is to create value for the assigned stores by having the right product in the right place at the right time.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Fulfill weekly buying schedule and replenish all products from primary vendors
  • Track orders to ensure prompt deliver
  • Coordinate with Inventory Management Team, Planning Team, and Store Management as needed
  • Participate in seasonal and pre-season purchasing activities
  • Ensure that the work of the Inventory Planning Team is supporting company level strategic initiatives and maximizing inventory productivity and profitability
  • Anticipate and proactively address roadblocks before they affect business results
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Fun and flexible attitude with strong desire to exceed goals and expectation
  • Retail purchasing and demand planning preferred
  • Technical knowledge of bicycles preferred
  • Proactive problem-solving approach with changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven critical thinking and collaborative skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with management and suppliers
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel preferred
  • Quarterly visits to stores 

Trek Benefits:

  • Flexible and fun company culture
  • Competitive health care
  • PPO & HDHP medical plan options, Dental insurance, Vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Free life insurance & optional term life insurance
  • Competitive vacation package
  • 401(k) with match and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP)
  • 12 weeks of maternity leave with 100% pay
  • Flexible holiday schedule – 10 company holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $15,000! (Undergraduate & Masters programs)
  • Employee discounts on all product
  • Deep partner retail discounts




Make sure to mention in your application:
"I found this opportunity on the What Is Cycling job board."
It helps us to create more job postings and work with more cycling brands. Thank you!
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