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Grocery Purchaser job in City of Langley

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Come start your career at one of our many Nature’s Fare Markets locations in B.C.! Voted Retailer of the Year by the Canadian Health Food Association an unprecedented five times, Nature’s Fare is an innovative company that encourages employees to grow and thrive within our organization. We are proud to be the first retailer in Canada to earn B Corp status and we know that our actions speak louder than words. We are a different kind of company - one that puts employees’ needs first, one that is deeply committed to preserving the environment and reducing our corporate footprint, one that encourages innovation and creativity, and one that is dedicated to our communities. If these values align with yours, come join our amazing team today!

Headquarters:  Vernon, BC, Canada

Number of Employees: 380

Our environmental and social impact is measured by B Lab, see our score here. 

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Nature's Fare Markets jobs
British Columbia, City of Langley
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Food & Beverage Production
Employment:  Other
Impact Area:  Food & Nutrition
Company Name:  Nature's Fare Markets

Location
Country:  Canada
State / Province:  British Columbia
City:  City of Langley
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Description

Position Information


We’re Hiring and we are proud to offer a $15 per hour* minimum hiring rate!
GROCERY PURCHASER - full time
Come start your career with Nature’s Fare Markets in Langley! Voted Retailer of the Year by the Canadian Health Food Association an unprecedented five times, Nature’s Fare is an innovative company that encourages employees to grow and thrive within our organization. We are proud to be the first retailer in Canada to earn B Corp status (www.bcorporation.net ), and we know that our actions speak louder than words. We are a different kind of company - one that puts employees’ needs first, one that is deeply committed to preserving the environment and reducing our corporate footprint, one that encourages innovation and creativity, and one that is dedicated to our communities.
*minimum rate in effect after successful completion of a 3 month probation period.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT HAVE:
· Passion for organic food and natural medicine
· Strong team minded work ethic
· Excellent communication skills
· Outstanding interpersonal ability and customer service skills
· Great ability to multi task and enjoy working in a fast paced environment
· Ability and desire to help create a positive, supportive working environment amongst your team
· Open availablity including evenings and weekends
· A positive, coachable attitude

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
· Strong organizational skills
· Proven exceptional customer service skills
· Previous experience in purchasing is an asset
· Passion for natural and organic industry


RESPONSIBLITIES:
As a grocery purchaser you will become familiar with department locations and where product is stocked. You will use organizational skills to efficiently and accurately use resources to purchase only the necessary amount of product, create a useful purchase order schedule to keep track of all orders that must be placed throughout the month, use and understand purchase orders, use and understand movement reports, understand buying requirements and terms used by Corporate Purchasing, correctly use the Symbol device to expedite ordering, create and place Inter Store orders when necessary, use Sale Sheets from Corporate Purchasing to recognize and order in accordance with upcoming sales and promotions, understand and abide by buy in dates, effectively buy product for sale ends and displays, mitigate the effects of supplier out of stocks, errors in shipping, or incorrect pricing by maintaining communication with vendor representatives and Corporate Purchasing, adjust orders for customer special orders, and maintain holds or rain checks.

You will maintain a positive attitude and help foster positive attitudes amongst all team members. You will assist in the success of the grocery department and be an integral part of building happy and loyal customers.


We want to help you succeed in your career. We provide a learning environment which will inspire and motivate you! Apply on line today or at careers@naturesfare.com
Thank you for your interest in Nature's Fare Markets. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
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