Position: Assistant Buyer, Canada

Position: Assistant Buyer
The Assistant Buyer provides operational support to the Regional Buyer and assists with the developing business strategies to maximize sales and profits for Newsstands and Specialty Concept stores. Assists the Buyer in the selection and procurement of merchandise to achieve company goals. This includes interactions with vendors, in term of information gathering, problem resolution and purchasing and replenishment of products, managing locationís purchase order cycle including writing replenishment orders, tracking orders from vendor to stores.

Assistant Buyer’s Responsibilities include:

Hudson Group–Canada Expectations Includes:

  • Effective interpersonal skills with customers, subordinates, peers and Senior Management and work as part of a team.
  • Strong leadership qualities and organized skills
  • Good analytical business thought process and problem-solving skills
  • Able to coordinate multiple tasks and projects
  • Good time management skills, attention to details, take initiative and follow up with vendors and internal departments and stores
  • Open communication with Senior Management and Operation Team
  • Flexible working hours, including some weekends, statutory holidays and evenings
  • Salaried Manager are expected to work extended hours, outside of the normal working hours to the need of the business. For example Corporate visits, Inventory, Special Events, store change outs, etc.
  • Salary: $37,000 per annum

    This role reports to the Regional Buyer–Canada