Junior Buyer-Product Developer

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Junior Buyer-Product Developer

Madawaska Door & Trim
Location: Barry's Bay, Ontario
Posted: February 10th 2021
Deadline: April 11th, 2021
Description:

Our shop in Barry’s Bay Ontario has been creating custom wood interior and exterior doors since 1947. Using the authentic and naturally beautiful characteristics of wood, Madawaska Doors & Trim consistently crafts each door to perfection using old world techniques.

We are recruiting for a Junior Buyer-Product Developer. This is a full-time, permanent position.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the daily administration, product management of the plant and general office administration. This role is an important part of the smooth operation of the plant. Duties include:

  • a mix of activities from procuring necessary raw material for the production floor
  • Expediting existing orders ensuring on time deliveries while maintaining management agreed stock levels
  • becoming knowledgeable maintaining various operating systems relating to the product process and personnel
  • developing and strategizing new product introduction
  • recommending improvements, identifying opportunities helping increase revenue.

What can you expect daily?

As the Junior Buyer-Product Developer, you will be responsible to:

  • Procure all materials needed for production floor as well as all office supplies.
  • Source new vendors and monitor prices and undertake cost reduction initiatives.
  • Expedite existing orders to ensure on time deliverables.
  • Receive both indirect and direct material orders, book in and process the paperwork.
  • Answer all product-related questions in a polite manner and addressing queries promptly.
  • Assist with the development of business plans.
  • Identify new market opportunities and relaying this information to the Operations Manager and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Perform other administrative duties as required to ensure the smooth running of the plant office.
Qualifications

Expected requirements and abilities:

  • College diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive experience in retail, sales or customer service would be advantageous.
  • Ability to memorize details like product specifications.
  • Experience working in an office environment with experience of following procedures for data input, retrieval and documentation control.
  • Computer literate and have a high level of Excel, Word and Outlook skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Positive attitude and comfortable dealing with clients and suppliers.
  • Ability to think outside of the box and recommend innovative solutions.
Additional Information

Please note there may be the possibility for the incumbent to work a few days remote and a few days on-site per week.

We are a fully the accessible facility if you require accommodations please notify us and we shall accommodate.

Contact Information
Madawaska Door & Trim
14 Conway Street,
Barry's Bay, Ontario, Canada
K0J 1B0

Email: bonnie.sullivan@sullivansearch.com
Website: www.madawaskadoors.ca
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