Buyer In Training in Cincinnati, OH at CarMax

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

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7175 - Cincinnati - North - 12105 Omniplex Ct, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45240

CarMax, the way your career should be! 

Position Description:    

As part of a CarMax store Merchandising Team, under general supervision, a Buyer-in-Training (BIT) is responsible for acquiring and managing CarMax’s extensive used car inventory through the successful completion of Customer Appraisal Assessments and Appraisal Offers, coordinating on-site Wholesale auctions, and attending various regional auctions. CarMax’s unique retail environment allows BITs to train on a rotating weekly 40-hour schedule, which may involve traveling for training to multiple store locations and offsite vehicle auctions.  BITs will spend approximately 6 months completing a comprehensive training program that educates vehicle basics, market analytics, and offsite auction vital behaviors. BITs are part of a Merchandising team responsible to track vehicle purchases and manage retail / wholesale pricing based on internal CarMax sales data and competitive market analysis. This position provides a unique mix of analytical and physical challenges due to the fast-paced, dynamic nature of the business and requires exceptional independent judgment in making important financial and business decisions for CarMax. 

What we offer:

-  Fortune 100 Best company to work for, 15 years in a row

- Exceptional training program, focusing on learning product & industry knowledge. (Skill-based, classroom, and module-based technical training).

- Hands on training with a team of Merchandising Associates.

- No previous automotive experience required.

- Exceptional career path. All Merchandising Associates begin in the BIT position, regardless of current position level in Merchandising. 

Career Path for this position is as follows:

Buyer-in-Training > Buyer > Senior Buyer > Purchasing Manager > Regional Vice President

Position Requirements:

The ideal background includes 3+ years of retail management, hotel/restaurant management, or outside/territory sales experience. The BIT position requires a candidate to demonstrate an exceptional Associate Development track record for self and others through achievement-oriented goal setting, inspirational career planning, and focused execution.  Successful applicants will also demonstrate the ability to motivate, inspire, and gain buy-in from peers and business partners while being a champion for change in a team-oriented environment.  Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree and the ability to work in multiple locations or relocate is strongly preferred; Ability to work a rotating retail schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays is required.

Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application .

If you have technical problems when submitting your application, please contact us by phone (888) 922-7629 ext. 3888 or email recruiting_net@carmax.com.

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