Buyer in Training
Posted on: November 22, 2021
7234 - Philadelphia - Turnersville - 620 Cross Keys Road,
Sicklerville, New Jersey, 08081
CarMax, the way your career should be!
CarMax disrupted the auto industry by delivering the honest,
transparent and high-integrity experience customers want and
deserve. This innovative thinking around the way cars are bought
and sold has helped us become the nation's largest retailer of used
cars, with over 200 locations nationwide.
Our amazing team of more than 25,000 associates work together to
deliver iconic customer experiences. Along the way, we help every
associate grow their career and achieve their best, at work and in
their community. We are recognized for our commitment to training
and diversity and are one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work
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, year after year.
- Exceptional training program, focusing on learning product &
industry knowledge. (Skill-based, classroom, and module-based
- 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
Career Path for this position is as follows:
Buyer-in-Training > Buyer > Senior Buyer > Purchasing
Manager > Regional Vice President
The ideal background includes:
- 3+ years of retail management, hotel/restaurant management, or
outside/territory sales experience
- Demonstrate an exceptional Associate Development track record
for self and others through achievement-oriented goal setting,
inspirational career planning, and focused execution required
- 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 required
- Ability to work a rotating retail schedule, including nights,
weekends, and holidays is required
- Bachelor's Degree and the ability to relocate is strongly
Disclaimer and Approvals:
This document is intended to describe the general nature and level
of work being performed by people assigned to this job. This
information is current at the time of publication. Responsibilities
may include other duties as assigned and may be amended at the
discretion of CarMax with or without notice. This document has been
reviewed and approved by management and Human Resources and cannot
be modified without written consent by a member of management
authorized to modify any such responsibilities.
CarMax is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with federal
and state laws which forbid discrimination because of race, color,
age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and other
protected characteristics. Employment at CarMax is at-will, and
therefore, can be terminated, with or without cause, at any time,
at the option of the Associate or CarMax.
This at-will employment relationship will remain in effect
throughout an Associate's employment with CarMax unless it is
modified by a specific, express written employment contract that is
signed by an officer of CarMax and the Associate. This at-will
employment relationship may not be modified by any oral or implied
agreement. Specifically, this job description is not a contract of
employment and does not create any contractual rights of any kind
between the Company and its Associates.
Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable
accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.
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