Merchandise Assistant
The Bargain Shop
Mississauga, CA
3d ago

Red Apple Stores Inc. is a chain of 145 general merchandise stores, proudly serving Canadians in small communities under the Red Apple and The Bargain! Shop banners.

We are the trusted neighbourhood store, providing the best value to our Customers through convenient locations, quality products and our signature super friendly service.

In addition to great values on everyday needs, we strive to continuously delight our Customers by providing the brand names they want on fashion, food and home products, all at significant savings!

We take great pride in serving our communities and aim to do our part to give back to the communities in which we do business.

We are proud to partner with many local charities throughout the year to help raise funds in support of the towns where our Customers and Associates live and work.

Responsibilities :

The Merchandise or Category Assistant is responsible for supporting the Category Manager and Director in all areas relating to the effective and profitable operation of their assigned departments and categories (e.

g. Bed / Bath / Household).

Key Responsibilities :

  • Prepare and distribute orders and requests
  • Follow up on delivery of all orders
  • Maintain good vendor relations and timely and accurate communications with logistics and stores
  • Respond to store, DM and vendor inquiries
  • Maintain price and SKU file
  • Communicate with distribution centre as required
  • Resolve invoicing discrepancies and otherwise trouble-shoot
  • Understand and effectively use company’s information systems relevant to buying
  • SKU and PO creation
  • Management of samples
  • Special projects as required
  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience :

  • College diploma in Business Administration / Merchandising or a related field
  • 1-2 years retail experience
  • A results driven, self starter with demonstrated passion for buying and a desire to learn
  • Communicates in a professional and positive manner
  • Well organized with a sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • Demonstrates the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Responsive to customer and / or vendor issues, as well as store requests
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Powerpoint
  • Working knowledge of JDA an asset
  • Please email your resume directly to our Human Resources Department

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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