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Buyer/Purchasing Agent


Posted by Folsom Bike on 11/10/2020

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Bike

Job Categories: Purchasing

Company Type: Retail

State: CA

City: Folsom

Country: United States

Required Experience:

Contact Name: erin gorrell

Contact Phone: 916-844-1000

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles

Job Description & Requirements


Folsom Bike is a leader in the retail bicycle industry. At Folsom Bike we encourage our staff and customers to use bicycles more often for transportation, recreation, and inspiration. Our mission is to help our customers achieve their goals and lifestyle with bicycles however they see fit. We love to take care of our customers and are passionate about what we do!  We value our team, making sure the best is on the field. We value new ideas from all sources, inspiring others with our positive energy, dealing with reality to make the tough calls, and getting things done fast. We want to turn ideas into reality. 

Come, join us, and help us "sell fun" to the community with bikes, and have a blast while doing it!

 Position Description:

  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 Buyer position! Folsom Bike is looking for a downright awesome person to join the team as a Retail Buyer. Working in collaboration with store managers and the cycling industry’s best companies, this Rockstar will buy for our stores to meet 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. 

  • Receive and distribute orders accordingly

  • Communicate with team and customers with regular updates

  • Participate in seasonal and pre-season purchasing activities. 

  • Ensure that the work of the Inventory goals for the year 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.


  • Competitive pay

  • Subsidized Health Insurance

  • Continuing education on the latest and greatest

  • Regular Team Building Outings

  • Locker, showers, and flexible cycle commute options

  • A professional environment with an amazing staff that is passionate about cycling!


About Folsom Bike

We are a full service bike shop that carries everything from kids bikes to the high end road and mountain bikes.  We specialize in customer service and setting ourselves apart from all other bike shops. Additionally, we have a full service coffee shop built into our store.  We have two locations, each about 6000 sq feet.  We pride ourselves in creating a family type atmosphere and working together as a team.  If you would like to work in a fun place where we encourage you to ride bikes then send us your resume!  We offer a competitive salary with the opportunity for growth.