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Job Details

Wholesale Buyer

Employer

AB Weeping Tiles

Date Posted

December 05, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $28.85 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 32 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jan 29, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

AB Weeping Tiles

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • Internet
  • MS Outlook

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
  • Arrange product according to planogram
  • Provide customer service
  • Supervise work of other buyers

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

  • On-site customer service
  • Urban area

Specialization/Experience (Business sales and services)

  • Sales
  • Product selection
  • Pricing
  • Negotiation
  • Merchandise needs analysis
  • Market analysis
  • Distribution
  • Buying

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:

603-67 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6P1S8

Advertised Until

Jan 29, 2022

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 & Abilities
The Wholesale 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 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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