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Job Details

Food Buyer

Employer

1779696 Alberta Inc.

Date Posted

November 14, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $24.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 14, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

1779696 Alberta Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Spreadsheet
  • MS Excel

Work Setting

Retail business

Specific Skills

  • Select and purchase merchandise for resale
  • 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

Own Tools/Equipment

Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

Own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail

Specialization/Experience (Business sales and services)

  • Sales
  • Negotiation
  • Market analysis
  • Buying

Personal Suitability

  • 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.

By e-mail:

qtao@hotmail.com

Advertised Until

Dec 14, 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 Food Buyer 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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