Senior Buyer

Straight Forward Sales Inc. - Stratford, ON (il y a 4 mois)

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Straight Forward Sales delivers a wide range of products and supply chain services to businesses throughout North America. Combined with distinct market insights and the trust and dependability generated from years of strong partner relationships, SFS stands apart as new solution for customers and vendors alike.

We are looking for mentally keen, high-energy, and motivated people, that can quickly learn and adapt to any changes in our business needs. We need people that come to work excited, want to have fun, have a positive outlook, and want to sink their teeth into a challenge. We need someone that can connect with our Associates, and Customers, in an effective way that drives results. If you’re looking for a new challenge, in a dynamic small business minded work environment, supported by an amazing culture of teamwork and success, contact us immediately because this may be a good fit for you!

Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for developing and facilitating profitable partnerships and strategic management of the vendor relationship; driving business for our vendors; communicating business plans to our Sales team and assist in marketing; Setting strategic direction for the Vendors within their portfolio.

Recommend new vendor opportunities for incremental sales; offer feedback on the competition. Relay this knowledge along with their industry expertise into a competitive advantage for SFS.

About You

· Passion about partners and their success

· Skilled at building strategic growth plans

· Experience in earning vendor investment to accelerate growth

· Team player and ability to influence others

· Quick learner and able to connect the dots in complex environments

· Experience working with National Retailers

· In-depth knowledge of technology products and markets as well as competitive knowledge.

· Strong sense of ownership in your work

· Demonstrated ability to multi-task while working with tight deadlines

What You Bring To The Role

· 4-year college degree or additional relevant experience in related field

· Minimum 5 years of functional experience including a minimum 2 years of position specific experience (technology sales/distribution, vendor relationships and management in this capacity)

· Prior experience setting strategic plans with proven results

· Familiarity with MS Office Programs-Outlook, Excel & Word is required

· Excellent communication skills- verbal and written as you will be talking to our vendors, partners and other team members

· Driven to get results and achieve goals

· Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment

· Team Player

· Willing to work at our head office in Stratford, Ontario

What You Can Expect From Us

· Competitive Compensation and Benefits

· Salary plus bonus

· Extended Health Benefits

· Flexible work environment

A place that you will love to come to work every day!

· This is not a complete listing of the job duties. It’s a representation of the things you will be doing, and you may not perform all these duties.

Expected start date: 2021-10-04

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $60,000.00-$75,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Profit sharing
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

Experience:

  • Vendor Management: 3 years (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No