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assistant buyer


Source: Job Bank

Location

Scarborough, ON
M1S3V7

Salary

$30.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Wholesale establishment/store

Tasks

  • Arrange product according to planogram
  • Establish and maintain contact with suppliers
  • Maintain adequate stock levels
  • Negotiate prices, discounts, credit terms and transportation arrangements with suppliers
  • Oversee distribution of merchandise to outlets
  • Provide customer service
  • Review requirements of establishment and determine quantity and type of merchandise to purchase
  • Select and purchase merchandise for resale
  • Study market reports, trade periodicals and sales promotion materials and visit trade shows, showrooms, factories and product design events
  • Visit trade shows, showrooms, factories and product design events

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Database software
  • Spreadsheet
  • Internet
  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word

Specialization/experience (business sales and services)

  • Sales
  • Buying
  • Merchandise needs analysis
  • Market analysis
  • Product selection
  • Negotiation
  • Distribution
  • Pricing

Transportation/travel information

  • Public transportation is available

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Team player
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week

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