Purchasing Agent

Full Time | East York Thorncliffe Park, ONTARIO | 6 months | Deadline: 01 May 2018
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Job Summary

Full Time
NOC 1225; Job Order #: 5619336

$79,667 Average salary of similar jobs | Check Salary...

Job Description


-Issue purchasing orders for all product ordered for the store.
- Manage inventory levels to ensure proper inventory turns.
- Source new products for the retail store.
- Negotiate pricing with vendors.
- Contact vendors on overdue orders.
- Work directly with the receiving department to ensure accuracy as well as ensure all claims are dealt with in a timely manner.
- Communicate with Sales staff in regards to orders and new products.
- Vendor & item code maintenance including price changes.
- Develop & maintain business relationships with Vendors.
- Other duties assigned by Management.

- Must have working knowledge of computer systems including Word and Excel.
- Excellent communication & organizational skills.
- Accurate & detail oriented.
- Exceptional time management skills.
- Reliable, self-motivated & willingness to learn.
- Experience is an asset but will train the right individual.

Skills and Abilities

Business Equipment and Computer Applications
- Electronic Mail
- Excel
- MS Word
- Windows
Specific Skills
- Consult with suppliers
- Review quotations
Essential Skills
- Significant use of memory
- Continuous learning
- Computer use
- Finding information
- Job task planning and organizing
- Critical thinking
- Decision making
- Problem solving
- Working with others
- Oral communication
- Writing
- Numeracy
- Document use
- Reading text
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- Not required
Additional Skills
- Know and use computer hardware and software

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