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Buyer – Purchasing Department
Job Type:full-time
Company:Greenhawk
Location:Mississauga, Ontario
Contact Name:gmillage@greenhawk.com
Contact E-mail:gmillage@greenhawk.com
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Contact Website:greenhawk.com
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Closing Date:0000-00-00
Description:
Greenhawk is currently looking to fill the full-time position of Buyer based out of their home office in Mississauga, Ontario.

The Buyer will report to Senior Management and work in conjunction with the purchasing team in performing day-to-day purchasing requirements. This position will plan, source, negotiate, schedule, monitor and maintain purchase orders to meet quality, delivery and inventory targets and cost expectations. Successful Buyers will assume greater responsibilities and will have the opportunity to participate in the product development process. A focus on information gathering relative to upcoming trends, merchandise assortment, sales and performance is present within this job function.

The Buyer will be expected to work closely and effectively with the Allocation and Marketing departments within Greenhawk, as well as with individual retail store owners and managers. The Buyer will also be expected to perform some support tasks for Product Managers and Senior Management.

While ideally possessing a post-secondary education, prior experience in merchandising, purchasing and retail management is an asset. An analytical ability, keen interest in equestrian sport, strong work ethic and enthusiastic attitude are strong attributes for this candidate.

Primary Responsibilities
• Planning and creation of purchase orders
• Updating and tracking purchase orders
• Data input and management
• Act as support for Product Managers and Senior Management
• Vendor/supplier interaction

Necessary Skills
• Must have thorough knowledge and understanding of equestrian disciplines
• Strong knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel and Access and the ability to learn new operating systems quickly and thoroughly
• Strong negotiation skills
• Strong communication skills
• Organized and a self-starter
• Effective communicator with all levels of staff and the public
• Superior ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize work
• Ability to work both individually and as part of a team
• Demonstrated experience working under frequently changing priorities and meeting competing deadlines

About Greenhawk
Incorporated in 1985, Greenhawk is Canada’s largest retailer and distributor of equestrian products, with corporate retail stores, a franchising division, a mail order catalogue department and an ecommerce web site. We are dynamic, intense and growth oriented. We are a team oriented environment. We believe in helping people thrive and grow in their careers and we welcome process and idea innovation.

How to Apply
If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, and if your skill set matches our requirements, submit your CV and salary expectations in confidence to gmillage@greenhawk.com with the subject heading “Buyer Job Posting.” Note: when emailing resumes, please send in MS Word or PDF format. We will review all resumes forwarded, but apologize in advance if we are not able to communicate or reply back to all applicants. We look forward to hearing from you.

Posted on:2019-10-15