Apparel Buyer Resume

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Chelsea Powers
1884 Kimberly Way
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Job Objective To obtain the position of an Apparel Buyer in which I can enhance my skills and become a valued member of your team.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience in developing and implementing company strategies
  • Exceptional knowledge of various brands and trends
  • Remarkable knowledge of specifications and fabrication requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize as per requirement
  • Ability to adapt to changes within the industry
  • Solid understanding of open to buy processes

Professional Experience:

Apparel Buyer
Amazon Corporate LLC, Grand Rapids, MI
August 2012 – Present


  • Evaluated incoming offers and ensured optimal level of quality to achieve all objectives.
  • Administered everyday sales and evaluated pricing.
  • Coordinated with senior management and analysed quarterly business reports.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with vendors.
  • Evaluated merchandise information and resolved issues.
  • Collected and summarized facts and prepared special reports.

Apparel Buyer
BJ’s Wholesale Club, Grand Rapids, MI
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Coordinated with buying team and achieved department purchase objectives.
  • Analysed customer requirements and ensured compliance to expectations.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with new suppliers and customers.
  • Assisted buyers and generated accurate purchase orders.
  • Managed communication with business partners within required timeframe.
  • Reviewed request samples for all external vendors.


Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising
Rend Lake College, Ina, IL

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