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Job Details

Buyer - Retail

Posted on Nov 28, 2020 by M H Dhaliwal Trucking Ltd

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $28.67 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 32 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jan 27, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

M H Dhaliwal Trucking Ltd

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • Internet
  • Database software

Work Setting

Wholesale establishment/store

Specific Skills

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

Security and Safety

Valid passport

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

  • On-site customer service
  • Urban area
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Specialization/Experience (Business sales and services)

  • Sales
  • Product development
  • Product selection
  • Pricing
  • Negotiation
  • Merchandise needs analysis
  • Merchandising or window
  • Market analysis
  • Distribution
  • Buying

Architects Skills

Prepare bidding documents, participate in contract negotiations and award construction contracts

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Jan 27, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Buyer - Retail is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Retail and Wholesale Buyers
METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to study market reports, trade periodicals and sales promotion materials; and in visiting trade shows, showrooms, factories and product design events

SOCIAL

Interest in negotiating prices, discounts, credit terms and transportation arrangements when interviewing suppliers

directive

Interest in overseeing distribution of merchandise to outlets, in maintaining adequate levels of stock and in supervising the work of other retail buyers

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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