Oct 06, 2020

Purchasing Assistant

  • Catch Co.
  • Remote (Telecommute)
Full time Fishing Industry Outdoor Industry Admin-Clerical Entry Level General Business Manufacturing Purchasing-Procurement Strategy-Planning Supply Chain

Job Description


Position Overview:

The Purchasing Assistant is an excellent role for someone who is looking to begin their career at a fast-moving startup and learn the ins and outs of merchandising. This entry-level role will work across merchandising, supplier relations and inventory management. This role will be very cross functional and will need to work well with many other teams and people both inside the company and industry wide. No fishing experience required.


What you will do:

  • Assist merchandising team with all purchase orders and product creation
  • Manage our eCommerce database as well as our SKU taxonomy by creating items and gathering important setup information on the back end
  • Be responsible for our reorder process by sending weekly POs and keeping track of inventory levels in our inventory management system
  • Reconcile inventory pooling issues for eCommerce assortment by working cross functionally to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Manage our sample process and order weekly samples for our website
  • Review our product description pages for accuracy and update or flag errors as needed
  • Work directly with merchandising teams across all channels to ensure that Specialty Boxes are always available for customers
  • Improve the customer experience on our site by outlining and identifying areas of improvement


What experience you need:

  • Plans, organizes and schedules in an efficient, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities.
  • Demonstrates high attention to detail, does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
  • Excellent communication skills - speaks and writes clearly and articulately.
  • Demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done.
  • Able to use pre-existing or low-effort solutions to solve new problems.
  • Bachelor’s degree or 2-3 years work experience

What will make you successful:

  • Curiosity: Always seeking to understand “why”. Always looking to make things better.
  • Passion: You are driven by a love for what you do
  • Optimism: The ability to bounce back quickly when something doesn’t work
  • Action: Knowing when to shift from planning to doing
  • Honesty: Transparency with customers, partners and teammates
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Data-driven mindset

Catch Co. is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Catch Co. recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other protected status.


  • "Take what you need" PTO Policy
  • 10 Paid Holidays + 4 additional paid days off specifically to enjoy the outdoors
  • Flexible working schedule & WFH opportunities
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - We cover 90% of your premium and 50% for dependents
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Health Savings Account
  • Employer-Sponsored Disability Insurance
  • Employer-Sponsored Life Insurance
  • 401(K) plan
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits
  • Incredible culture, fun events and passionate coworkers
  • Unlimited coffee and fruit snacks

Unfortunately, visa sponsorship is not available at this time.





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Company Address

Catch Co. 549 W Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois USA

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