Date Posted: February 14, 2018 - Date Ends: April 14, 2018

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Laval, Québec
  • Company: Les Serres Sylvain Cléroux
  • Contact: Jossy Paulino
  • email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Phone: 450-627-2471 poste 224
Under the authority of the President and the Controler of the company, the buyer manages the activities related to the purchasing sector. He provides the company with raw materials as well as finished and semi-finished products.

Job specification

Job Type: Full Time

Employment status: Permanent

Entry into office: As soon as possible

Location: Laval

Salary: Very competitive, depending on profile and experience

-Ensure the necessary coordination with the horticultural production manager and the production consultants to know the products and to transmit the needs to the suppliers in quantity and quality in order to respect the production and sales plan;
-Ensure the management of product purchases with the help of the managers of the various services;
-Manage inventories by controlling physical and IT inventories and ensuring inventory results are available for consultation;
-Recognize customer complaints about purchased products and make recommendations to the relevant suppliers so that the company improves its quality;
-Plan and prepare product promotions and advertising material;
-Investigate market trends and make necessary recommendations to the Controller and the President on the production and / or sale of new products. Acknowledge the circulars of our current and potential customers to plan our promotions;
-Take care of business opportunities in consultation with the controller and the sales manager;
-Follow the competition by obtaining information on their products and prices in order to develop a forward-looking policy reflecting our leading position in our industry;
-Keep a directory of current and potential suppliers;
-Ensure the availability of up-to-date lists of our current and future products, prices and promotions;
-Visit greenhouses daily to identify items that are ready to sell quickly and / or in the short term and communicate them to the sales manager;
-Participate in management meetings with managers from other sectors depending on the topics covered, provide appropriate documentation. Take note of changes and corrections as appropriate;
-Serve certain corporate clients;
-Control the quality of finished products purchased by inspecting and approving any receipt of merchandise;
-Know the competition -Perform all other duties related to the function.

-Appropriate technical training that can be compensated by several years of experience in the horticultural field
-5 years of relevant experience
-Computer skills
-High availability
-Essential bilingualism

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