F/T Retail and Wholesale Buyer (permanent position)NOC6222

Qualifications and Skills

  • Previous experience in purchasing and inventory management in retail and wholesale ideal
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience (1-year purchasing experience) required
  • Must read, write and speak English fluently
  • Experience with QuickBooks and Excel or equivalent
  • Experience working in the tea industry required
  • Fluency in the Japanese language an asset for goods and supplier management

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize and evaluate purchasing in order to maintain the efficient flow of raw inventory
  • Be a part of development and implementation of purchasing policies and budget management
  • Analyze vendors and identify vendors that most fit the budget and ethics of the company
  • Negotiate with vendors on contracts, cost, product quality, and shipping cost
  • Digitally manage inventory on QuickBooks
  • Regularly create purchasing and inventory management reports for the ownership
  • Maintain a professional, positive attitude with management, staff and customers

Additional Information

  • 23.5/hr
  • Dental and medical benefits included
  • Location, Downtown Victoria
  • Apply by email or in person at JagaSilk A17-633 Courtney st., Victoria, BC.