Retail Purchasing Agent (FT)
Nutraways Enterprises T/A Vitasave
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
6d ago

About the Job :

Are you ready for a fun, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment? 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 is 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! is looking for a Full-time Purchasing Agent for both Vancouver stores : Robson and North Vancouver. They will oversee buying our listed products from our suppliers at the best possible price while maintaining ideal levels of inventory.

Duties :

  • Forecast levels of demand for services and products.
  • Monitor and track supplier backorders and delivery schedules.
  • Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments, and customers.
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers.
  • Customer Service in store.
  • Must be willing to travel between locations.
  • Creating POs for the North Vancouver and Robson.
  • 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.
  • Take note of any stock holes and ensure they are ordered and incoming.
  • Taking note of any stock discrepancies and communicating with the store staff to fix issues.
  • Ordering certain SKUs for the smoothie bar.
  • 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.
  • Starting wage is $19.50 / hour.
  • 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).
  • Job Requirement :

  • Have a valid driver's license, or a bus pass (20 min bus from locations).
  • Thank you for your interest in working with us, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by email.

    About Nutraways Enterprises T / A Vitasave :

    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.

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