New job Purchasing Assistant in British Columbia

Purchasing Assistant

Company : Sungiven Foods Canada
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Sungiven Foods Canada is a specialty neighbourhood grocery store with carefully selected private brand products. We pride ourselves as a provider of healthy daily meals. Our products are natural, less processed, and contain fewer additives for families who love cooking.
We are currently looking for a Purchasing Assistant.

Partner with Us!
We are looking for a detail-orientated, passionate, and driven individual to join our growing International Trade team. Reporting directly to the Head of International Trade, this individual will be an integral part of our growth and expansion. If you love good, healthy food and are passionate about people, we want to hear from you!

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

  • Negotiating costs, prices, discounts and credit terms with suppliers
  • Entering order details into internal databases, updating inventory and ensuring that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels
  • Analyzing market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions
  • Receiving and reviewing the quality of incoming product
  • Manage supplier base while proactively seeking and developing new suppliers that strategically fit the organization's requirements
  • Providing strategic assistance for cross-selling and/or cross purchasing product
  • Helping manage vendor and brand selection, develop strong vendor relationships, monitor industry trends,
  • Assisting in developing the merchandising strategy, and assist with sales analysis

What You Bring:

  • Comfortable working both independently and in a team environment including supporting projects cross-functionally with other departments
  • Strong customer service orientation with excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous work experience in a business administration, procurement or related field is an asset
  • Post-secondary education in business administration, supply chain, or related field is an asset

If you are passionate about people and love food, we want to hear from you! We can train and teach the rest.
Sungiven Foods is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

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