• eCommerce Buyer

    Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
    Job Function
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    Full Time
  • General Function


    Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.


    To maximize consumer experience and drive revenue growth on our global websites by being responsible for owning and driving topline seasonal direction to support total eCommerce business strategies.

    Primary Duties

    1. Develop and execute seasonal category product strategies in order to achieve optimal product assortment to deliver profitable revenue and gross margin dollar growth.

    2. Analyze business performance to drive growth; create new reports, analyze sales data, and make appropriate recommendations based on this data.

    3. Be the owner of short and long-term product strategies to grow the business and brand. Input into the product creation process; and, advocate for products/collections that will provide a point of difference for Sperry.com and drive top-line sales growth.

    4. Communicate category and buying strategies to cross functional and category business partners.

    5. Partner with ecommerce merchandiser to plan and execute seasonal marketing features based on key brand stories, seasonality, forecasts, selling trends, and available inventory.

    6. Own ecommerce inventory management process:  setting up product in Retail SAP, placing seasonal buys, managing monthly contracted inventory, partnering with wholesale on closeout/MOOS inventory opportunities, etc.

    7. Partner closely with Planning, Allocation, Merchandising, Marketing, and Analytics to maximize product margin productivity and top-line revenue.

    8. Develop methods for analyzing performance of previous business strategies and make tactical adjustments to leverage opportunities for increased profitability.

    9. Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.

    10. Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Minimum education of a college bachelor’s degree in Business, Merchandising, or Mathematics.
    • 4-6 years of merchandising experience preferably in a Direct to Consumer environment.
    • Proficient knowledge of MS Outlook, Excel, and Word – advanced Excel skills preferred.
    • Strong quantitative skills necessary.
    • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills needed.
    • Exceptional organizational skills.
    • Exceptional accuracy and detail-focus.
    • Exceptional coordination and communication skills.



      Normal office environment. Some travel required.

      The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.

    Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).



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