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Job Details

Merchandiser

Employer

Olympia Liquor Holdings Ltd.

Date Posted

January 13, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $17.25 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 12, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Olympia Liquor Holdings Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work setting

Retail business

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
  • Supervise work of other buyers
  • Visit trade shows, showrooms, factories and product design events

Supervision

1 to 2 people

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word

Specialization/experience (business sales and services)

  • Buying
  • Merchandise needs analysis
  • Market analysis
  • Product selection
  • Distribution

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Team player

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Merchandiser is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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