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burton + BURTON®, the world's largest balloon and coordinating gift distributor, currently has the following position available. 

Imports Assistant Product Manager

This trainee position will work directly under Imports Product Managers (PMs) to assist and train in the following essential job responsibilities. 

  • Supports PMs in product development, innovation and research
  • Forwards artwork for products in development to vendors; maintains contact with vendors throughout product life cycle
  • Accurately and completely maintains product records in UNIX system
  • Proofs product setups for department peers; assists with literature layout process
  • Checks in vendor product samples from weekly containers, performs quality control on product received, organizes vendor shelves and removes discontinued items, prints labels for products and sets up item shelf locations in computer system
  • Monitors and analyzes in-stock data and forecasts inventory levels
  • Conducts seasonal and everyday product reviews
  • Responds to questions from salespeople in a helpful and courteous manner
  • Requires occasional domestic and international travel

Experience and education:

  • Ability to read, write, and speak clearly in English; proficient with desktop/laptop computers and MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Proven analytical and quantitative skills; ability to think strategically and execute methodically

Preferred Education:   Bachelor’s degree required, specifically in Business Management, Accounting, Economics, or any other related field

Preferred Experience:  A minimum of 2 years’ experience in inventory management, procurement or forecasting in a distribution capacity or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

Please submit resumes to Connie Blackwell at cblackwell@burtonandburton.com

burton + BURTON® is a DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

Full time positions at burton + BURTON® offer:

  • Generous company contribution towards medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Paid vacation, personal/sick leave, and holidays
  • Childcare subsidy
  • 401(k)/Profit Sharing plan

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