Junior Buyer

Job description

We are looking for a new Junior Buyer at LOAVIES HQ in Zwolle!

Are you always on top of the latest fashion trends and do you know how to translate this flawlessly into a good product range? Then we are looking for you! For our Buying team we are looking for an experienced Junior Buyer. Are you addicted to Social Media, do you have a great passion for fashion and are you always watching your fav influencers to spot the latest fashion trends? Keep on reading so we can tell you more about this role!

What’s the deal?

As a Junior Buyer you are responsible for the always on-trend product range of LOAVIES and various activities in the Buying and Product Development department. You will be working with the latest fashion trends and you know how to translate this flawlessly into a good product range. Creativity and the newest trends are very important to our Buyers. You will be responsible for different product groups, together with the team. You will be analyzing sales data and you know better than anyone how to translate this into a correct purchasing strategy. You will also be in close contact with a Merchandise Planner to plan, budget and optimize your product range. In addition, you are also involved in a bit of development. You are supported in your work by an Assistant Buyer and you report to one of our Senior Buyers. You are an important member in our team! Due to the international team composition, our spoken language is English.

What are you going to do?

  • Sending out sample requests to our suppliers;

  • Make sure that the comments that are made during fitting sessions have the correct follow-up;

  • Placing purchase orders within the established purchase budget after approval of the Head of Buying;

  • Preparing and sending out purchase orders and processing order confirmations;

  • Assessing quality deviations and associated feedback to the supplier;

  • Keeping the articles in the purchasing plan up to date and monitor this process. 


Who are we looking for?

  • You have at least 2-3 years of work experience as a buyer;

  • You are currently based in the Netherlands, there are no international / relocation options at this stage;

  • You have completed a HBO education (AMFI, TMO, Saxion Hogeschool);

  • You are a flexible person who loves new challenges, we do it differently!;

  • You have excellent knowledge of the market, production and purchasing processes;

  • You are able to work in a planned, precise and structured way.

What do we offer?

  • A full-time job 38 hours per week;

  • An inspiring working environment at our head office in Zwolle;

  • Discount on all our items;

  • The possibility to participate in our bootcamp three times a week for free;

  • A fully catered healthy lunch every day, but Friday is snack day ;-)

  • Daily cuddling with Billie and Guusje, our office dogs;

  • A cool work location at our HQ in Zwolle, surrounded by talented and awesome colleagues;

  • Friday afternoon drinks.

Ready to fire up your career @ LOAVIES and be part of our adventure? Get creative and inspire us :-) It's up to you how to make an impression. Resume, letter, video....what works best for you!

NOTE: We only accept applications of candidates with an EU passport or Work Permit.