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Strategic Purchasing Specialist, Markham

Last update 2024-06-21
Expires 2024-06-20
ID #2181105339
Strategic Purchasing Specialist, Markham
Canada, Ontario, Markham,
Modified June 4, 2024


Do you want to become one of the minds of our company? This is the opportunity to take!Mind Games is North America's premier specialty retailer "Where Creative Minds Come to Play"! In our stores, you can find a variety of games, toys, and puzzles for everybody and any occasion. We sell fun and provide opportunities to express yourself through hobbies and interests. If you support our vision – try yourself and join our team!We are looking for a communicative Purchasing Specialist with strong interpersonal skills to source new suppliers, perform a variety of purchasing, inventory control, and evaluate supplier performance. Duties and Responsibilities:· Performs purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to the master list; clarifying unclear items; and recommending alternatives if needed.· Managing supplier relations and negotiating contracts, prices, timelines, etc.· Identifies opportunities for efficiencies and improvements· Performs other duties as required· Analyze price proposals, financial reports, and other data to determine the best supplier· Maintain, review, and evaluate records of materials bought, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories· Inspecting and evaluating the quality of purchased items and resolving shortcomings.· Acts as a liaison and builds relationships with all departments to resolve purchase ordering and inventory issues· Works closely with other team members to coordinate responsibilities and prioritize tasks to ensure that all key deadlines are met· Negotiate cooperation policies with suppliers, such as procurement/delivery schedule· Manage and resolve any discrepancies with suppliers regarding invoices, claims, and products of non-conformance or quality issues Qualifications and Core Skills:· Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain management, or a similar field preferred.· Minimum of 3 years of retail purchasing experience· Excellent verbal and written communication skills· Advanced computer skills including ERP systems (Net Suite) , Microsoft Office· Experience in the gaming industry (preferred)· Flexibility of hours is required· Ability to effectively multi-task and work in a fast-paced, business environment· Manage work with minimum supervision· Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills. · Team player with strong organizational skills.· Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills. Benefits:· Competitive Pay· Store Discount· Extended Health Benefits· Being surrounded by people and products you love!

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Strategic purchasing specialist

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