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Job Details

Produce Buyer

Posted on Mar 30, 2021 by Lucky Supermarket Sunridge

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 36.5 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 29, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Lucky Supermarket Sunridge

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

Experience an asset

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Spreadsheet
  • MS Excel
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word
  • Point of sale system
  • Electronic mail
  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook

Additional Skills

Delegate work to office support staff

Work Setting

Retail business

Specific Skills

  • Implement price and credits policies
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • Determine merchandise and services to be sold
  • Determine staffing requirements
  • Carry out administrative activities of establishment
  • Administer policies and procedures related to the release of records in processing requests under government access to information and privacy legislation
  • Oversee and co-ordinate office administrative procedures
  • Manage staff and assign duties
  • Study market research and trends to determine consumer demand, potential sales volumes and effect of competitors' operations on sales
  • Locate, select and procure merchandise for resale
  • Plan budgets and monitor revenues and expenses
  • Resolve problems that arise, such as customer complaints and supply shortages
  • Review, evaluate and implement new administrative procedures
  • Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers
  • Establish work priorities and ensure procedures are followed and deadlines are met
  • Assist in the preparation of operating budget and maintain inventory and budgetary controls
  • Assemble data and prepare periodic and special reports, manuals and correspondence
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Basic security clearance

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Ability to Supervise

5-10 people

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized
  • Adaptability
  • Collaborative
  • Analytical
  • Creativity
  • Efficiency
  • Energetic
  • Goal-oriented
  • Hardworking
  • Integrity
  • Outgoing
  • Positive attitude
  • Proactive
  • Quick learner
  • Time management

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.

In Person:

3333 Sunridge Way
Calgary, Alberta T1Y7H5
Between 09:00 AM and 09:00 PM

Advertised Until

Apr 29, 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 Produce 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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