Purchasing Executive - Contract

AVENUE ROAD is currently seeing a Purchasing Executive to join their Toronto based team on a 12-month contract basis. Reporting to the Director of Supply Chain, this is an opportunity for a dynamic professional to have daily input into all purchasing functions with worldwide vendors to support the needs of our four North American showrooms. Duties will include, but not limited to:

If you’re interested in this role, please share your resume with us at careers@weishauptdesign.com

Duties include, but will not be limited to:

- Accurately purchase all client orders, custom orders, inventory, samples, and replacement orders and efficiently track vendor order confirmations, deposit, and balance payments
- Negotiate pricing, quantity discounts, and showroom consignment pieces
- Verify all order confirmation and invoices to ensure data accuracy, with minimal errors
- Follow up on production and lead times with all assigned vendors and ensure accuracy with all release dates
- Work strategically with vendors to plan out stock, events and brand management
- Contact vendors about any damages and product issues whilst securing the most favorable outcome for the client
- Monitor North American stock levels and advise President on any shortfalls or opportunities
- Publish lists of all inbound stock and new items
- Communicate all dates and changes with internal departments – Sales, Client Success, Logistics, and Marketing
- Take ownership of timely pricing uploads and accuracy to ensure all Sales Orders are entered correctly
- Ad-hoc reporting and other duties, as required

Desired skills and experience

- 5+years of experience in procurement of consumer-packaged goods
- Degree or diploma in Supply Chain, an asset
- Strong team player with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
- Analytical and data manipulation skills
- Ability to identify and resolve problems as they arise
- Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit
- Friendly and positive, with an innate ability to build and foster relationships
- Experience with ERP systems, preferable SAP B1
- Second language, an asset