Lyons Timber Mart

Full-time Product Buyer

Lyons Timbermart is currently seeking a Purchasing Agent. The candidate will be responsible for buying products from assigned suppliers including: building material, décor, or hardware products as required.

Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Purchase and balance inventory based on past buying trends, market updates and forecast of demand
    • Analyze the overall process with a business mindset
    • Organization, accuracy and timeliness of purchase order placements
    • Minimize waste, overstock and supply problems
    • Communicate between departments and stores to provide order information, answer questions, resolve problems
    • Authorize and issue Purchase Order for all purchases
    • Negotiate and ensure all special pricing and terms are in place with suppliers
    • Support and monitor, all purchasing related activities, ensuring that all required product groups/varieties are available when required
    • Notify staff of product discontinuation and changes
    • Monitor and adjust prices as based on market conditions

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a buying role or related field including inventory management
  • Knowledge of hard goods; including lumber and building material would be considered an asset
  • College Diploma in Business, Accounting or related field an asset, but not required
  • Strong negotiation, organization, time-management and communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills; including MS Office
  • Detail oriented with strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work within a team in a fast-paced environment

How to Apply:

Email a Resume and Cover Letter to:  NataliaL@lyonsltd.ca

To apply for this job email your details to NataliaL@lyonsltd.ca

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