Fringe Sport Buyer Remote · Full time

Help us to have the right product at the right price (buy and sell) in the right quantity at the right time.

Description

Help us build cool gear (barbells and squat racks) and help our clients improve lives through Strength!


Fringe Sport is looking for an organized, hard working FINISHER to ensure that we have the right product mix (including new dev) for our awesome customers.


Core Competencies:

- Strong leadership and management skills

- Ability to coach and develop team members

- Proficient in negotiation and excel

- Excellent data analysis skills

- Strong follow-up and organizational skills

- Empathy for supplier partners

- Merchandising expertise


Primary Deliverables:

- Lead and manage the inventory team to ensure accurate forecasting and ordering on a weekly basis

- Coordinate with factory partners and China-based engineer for smooth order management

- Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers and factory partners

- Manage ocean freight shipments and work closely with supply chain team

- Run quarterly RFQ processes for commodities and ocean freight forwarders

- Conduct line reviews and lead product development projects to completion

- Maintain a high in-stock rate for key and secondary products

- Increase inventory turn rate and decrease COGS and inbound freight costs

- Launch new products on a monthly basis

- Update and maintain the Product Development Roadmap weekly

- Review customer feedback regularly to drive product improvements


Top 3 Must-Haves:

- Experience in buying in a DTC environment with a large SKU count

- Proficiency in forecasting, negotiation, and merchandising

- Knowledge of inventory efficiency and management with Chinese suppliers


Top 3 Like to Have:

- Previous experience in a small company with team management responsibilities

- Industry knowledge in strength and conditioning equipment

- Passion for the strength and conditioning industry


Join Fringe Sport and be a part of a dynamic team that is revolutionizing the garage gym industry. Take ownership of our inventory and supply chain processes to drive efficiency and growth for the company. Apply now and help us achieve our strategic outcomes in the coming year.

Salary

$60,000 - $80,000 per year