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Buyer- Kitchenware

Burnaby - BC, British Columbia,CANADA
Job ID
AAA Enterprises
Job Category
Posting Date
June 30, 2021
Expiry date
October 29, 2021

Job Title:    Buyer - Kitchenware

Employer:  AAA Enterprises dba House of Knives


Location: 3918 Kitchener St. Burnaby BC V5C 3M2


No of Vacancy: 1


Language Requirements: English


Salary: $23/hour (shared premium for group insurance benefits upon completion of six months, two weeks vacation, OT rate $34.50/hour after 40 hours per week, breaks not included)


Terms of Employment: Full time, Permanent (Monday to Friday, 8 hours a day, OT as needed)




  1. Completion of Secondary school.

  2. Post secondary certificate/ Diploma in business administration, Economics, purchasing or similar.

  3. 2-3 years of experience in procurement/purchasing, planning/forecasting inventory analysis, cost effective purchasing, logistics management, optimization of inventory and purchasing costs, negotiations, international buying.

  4. Working knowledge of the Kitchenware industry

  5. Customer focused, dedicated, detail oriented with demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues, implement improvements, efficiencies.

  6. Attention to detail with demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships.

  7. Experience working with ERP systems.  

  8. Comprehensive understanding of MS Excel and MS Word.

  9. Analytical and Problem-solving skills.


Role: The Buyer - Kitchenware position will report directly to the Director of Purchasing & Logistics and will be responsible for the following tasks.


  • Sources and researches on Kitchenware product lines.

  • Maintains the integrity of the POS database by periodically monitoring movement of inventory.

  • Creates SKU’s in the POS system for new products.

  • Works with the Inventory Coordinator I to solicit feedback for changes in trends spotted in the course of daily interaction with stores, warehouse inventory, and e-commerce channels.

  • Prepares inventory vs. sales reports as needed.

  • Periodically assesses current work process and makes recommendation on how to achieve better results in the least amount of time.

  • Develop and foster relationships with Vendors.

  • Responsible for replenishment of over-all inventory that feeds the Ecommerce & Brick/Mortar channels utilizing analytics and POS reports.

  • Analyzes inventory position and prepares plans/actions to mitigate any stock-outs.

  • Assists the E-commerce supervisor in content management.  Including but not limited to Set up of new items online, enter data and upload data, photographing and uploading products.

  • Prepares shipping and documentation for 3rd party E-commerce partners.

  • Maintains online order and return transactions using order management system within Amazon and Big Commerce platforms.

  • Prepares various reports as needed.

  • Other Inventory tasks/projects as needed.

  • Attends Trade shows /supplier locations as needed.


How to Apply:  Please apply via email at