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Job Details

Retail Buyer

Posted on Feb 08, 2021 by E & L LIGHTING (2006) LTD.

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $28.67 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 10, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

E & L LIGHTING (2006) LTD.

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Spreadsheet
  • Database software

Work Setting

  • Retail business
  • 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
  • Arrange product according to planogram
  • Provide customer service

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Specialization/Experience (Business sales and services)

  • Sales
  • Merchandise needs analysis
  • 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.

By Mail:

12722 82 STREET
EDMONTON, Alberta T5E2T1

Advertised Until

Mar 10, 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 Retail 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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