Buying Coordinator

Employment type: Full-time
City: Toronto
Last visit: 2014-10-29
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-29


Location:Sears Canada, Head Office - Yonge and Dundas  Purpose of the Job:Provide a variety of administrative support services to the assigned area of responsibility, including item set-up and maintenance in various databases and replenishment systems, communication with suppliers, and other administrative duties as required. Major Responsibilities:1. Communication with or on the following:- Communicate with Vendor/Buyer/Marketing Coordinator & Team Leader (primary Lab/Supply Chain- Manager/Replenishment Analyst to investigate / resolve issues to ensure accuracy of input information and system set-up- Follow up samples (Lab) if not submitted on time by vendor. Work through to resolution. When required, escalate to Central Merchandise Operations Team Leader- Manage buyer and marketing sample room- Work with vendors and Marketing Coordinator to secure photography samples/ art for all channels. 2. General Item Set Up- Complete internet onboarding template and required SCORE set up; this may include verification of template submitted by vendors Complete, review and update information in electronic Item Worksheets (eIW Ensure accurate, timely and complete item set-up and load items to SCORE (Sears Canada Operational Reference Environment Update SCORE with post eIW load changes (e.g. Cost, Distribution, UPC (Universal Product Code Initiates any system changes and item set ups and maintenance. This is completed in collaboration with the MC (Marketing Coordinator) for promotions or Buyer for general item information- Additional set-up & verification (RIM Retail Inventory Management etc Add items to Direct/Catalogue Medias - collaborate with Buyer and/or MC (Marketing Coordinator) 3. Retail Promotion Set up- Set up Featured Items in FIES (Feature Item Entry System, for MDO (Markdown Optimization Set up RPP (Retail Promotional Planning) Media Shell- Extract COMBO (non) from RPP (Retail Promotional Planning) (or other system format Enter final edits to COMBO (non) in RPP (Retail Promotional Planning)as reviewed with the MC (Marketing Coordinator) based on final edits to COMBO (non) all lines, items, exclusions are entered intoRPP (Retail Promotional Planning) (or RIMDOCS) (non Update RPP based on final changes that are reviewed and discussed with the MC. File uploaded PLU (Price Look Up) to systems- Check Verification reports to ensure that PLU (Price Look Up) has correctly been applied in RIM (Retail Inventory Management Work through to resolution. When required, escalate problem and possible resolution to Central Merchandise Operations Team Leader- Process any RPP( Retail Promotional Planning) / PLU (Price Look Up) updates in collaboration with the MC (Marketing Coordinator Process any RPP (Retail Promotional Planning PLU (Price Look Up) updates in collaboration with the MC (Marketing Coordinator) 4. Direct/Catalogue Item Set upIn collaboration with the MC (Marketing Coordinator) & Buying Team - resolve on own, or implement the resolution as discussed with the MC or Buying team, and improve the system set up, and catalogue error discrepancies- Identify and correct any errors or discrepancies found, and address / communicate root cause of errors to Team Leader- Action any tasks required to support offer accuracy- Initiate any media set ups, changes and maintenance- Set up Subs and Flash Messages in SCORE (Sears Canada Operational Reference Environment Enter Vantive information 5. Process Improvement- Make recommendations to improve work processes, workflow and business efficiencies- Provide administrative support as required (occasional) 6. Health & Safety- Work in compliance with all laws and regulations and attend or complete all required health and safety training, report all accidents and take every precaution reasonable to ensure personal safety and the safety of others and perform other duties as required. Competencies/Qualifications:- 6 months of experience in Sales, Logistics/Merchandising- Demonstrated computer skills, including database maintenance- Demonstrated oral/written communication skills- Demonstrated organizational skills- Demonstrated interpersonal skills- Demonstrated ability to analytically think- Detailed oriented- Demonstrated Innovative ability- Demonstrated ability to be proactive- Demonstrated ability to work within a team Education Three year community college: Fashion Retail or Communications. 

At Sears Canada it is our commitment to provide a healthy working environment and to take every precaution reasonable to ensure the safety of all our associates and customers.

Career Level: Entry Level

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Industry: Retail Head Office and Warehouse

Job Function: Supply Chain and Logistics