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Job Details

Buyer - Wholesale

Posted on Sep 08, 2020 by 21 Century Seafood

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $26.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 08, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

21 Century Seafood

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work Setting

Wholesale establishment/store

Specific Skills

  • 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

Transportation/Travel Information

Vehicle supplied by employer

Work Location Information

Urban area

Specialization/Experience (Business sales and services)

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

Personal Suitability

  • 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

Oct 08, 2020

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 - Wholesale 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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