Nutraways Enterprises T/A Vitasave Logo Nutraways Enterprises T/A Vitasave

Purchasing Agent (FT)

Burnaby, British ColumbiaFull-time
About the Job
About the Job:
Are you ready for a fun, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment? Vitasave.ca is Canada's fastest-growing e-commerce store in the health industry. Here at Vitasave, we are looking for a like-minded individual, who is a problem solver, goal-focused, and willing to get the result regardless of what is standing in our way.
 
If you are hungry for growth, personal development and a challenge, keep reading below.
 
Vitasave.ca is looking for a Full-time Purchasing Agent who is in charge of buying our listed products from our suppliers at our Head Quarter in Burnaby, BC at the best possible price while maintaining ideal levels of inventory.
  
Duties:
  • Forecast levels of demand for services and products.
  • Keep a constant check on stock levels.
  • Monitor and track supplier backorders and delivery schedules.
  • Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, and relevant internal departments.
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers.
  • Creating POs for the west warehouse.
  • Keeping track of the amount saved from supplier deals/discounts.
  • Keeping track of back ordered/discontinued items and providing estimated back in stock dates.
  • Following up with suppliers to ensure orders are not being missed and invoiced correctly.
  • Fix any issues with delivered orders and reach out to the supplier rep.
  • Ensuring the missing items from sales orders are ordered and incoming.

Skills/Experience:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • An excellent standard of numeracy to analyze facts and figures.
  • A flair for negotiation and networking.
  • The ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure.
  • A confident and mature approach.
  • Being a self-starter is a must.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Achieving and exceeding deadlines.
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Experience with MS Office Suites, Excel, etc.
  • Previous work experience in a similar position.

What we can offer you:
  • Full-time hours.
  • One information session a month with industries' top brands, and a product knowledge seminar showcasing new and trending supplements.
  • Staff discounts - Discounts at both our retail store and HQ to make sure that you too can keep on top of your health.
  • Mentorship and opportunity for growth.
  • Team dinners (When safe to do so)
  • Exclusive entrance to tradeshows - CHFA, VegeExpo & The Wellness Show (When safe to do so)
 
About Vitasave.ca
Vitasave.ca is one of Canada’s fastest-growing e-commerce companies in the natural health product industry. Our mission is to make healthy living easy and affordable for everyone.

Thank you for your interest in working with us, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by email.
About Vitasave Wellness

At Vitasave, we help everyone live a healthier life by connecting them with health & wellness products that best suit their needs. We take the guesswork out of your health so you can enjoy more of what life has to offer.