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Job Details

Retail Buyer

Employer

Trademark Construction & Flooring Inc

Date Posted

June 09, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $28.85 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 09, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Trademark Construction & Flooring Inc

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work Setting

Retail business

Specific Skills

  • Select and purchase merchandise for resale
  • Oversee distribution of merchandise to outlets
  • Negotiate prices, discounts, credit terms and transportation arrangements with suppliers
  • Establish and maintain contact with suppliers
  • Review requirements of establishment and determine quantity and type of merchandise to purchase
  • Study market reports, trade periodicals and sales promotion materials and visit trade shows, showrooms, factories and product design events

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Organized

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Retail Buyer 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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