Buyer (Category Manager)
Dufresne Furniture and Appliances - Winnipeg, MB

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Canada’s Best Buyer!

For 25 years Dufresne has continued to stand on our promise of “A Better Experience”. Now we’re looking for someone to join our purchasing team and add to that great experience!

We are currently seeking a Buyer who will specialize in Bedding (Mattresses, linens, pillows-all things sleep and relaxation related). The position will be based out of our Home Office located at 116 Nature Park Way in Winnipeg MB.

What you’ll do

You will research and source existing options in the Bedding market and actively seek out new opportunities to raise the bar and deliver on the promise of great quality products for our clients using a solid base of experience, business acumen and drive. You’ll be innovative and make sound business decisions.

We would like you to have

  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline, and/or recognized purchasing designation are definite assets, post-secondary education is required.
  • Minimum 3-5 years related merchandise/marketing experience
  • Previous buying and retail merchandising experience required

We need you to be

  • Driven to succeed
  • Entrepreneurial in your focus-know how to make business work
  • A great communicator in verbal and written forms, able to provide clarity for our solutions
  • Have a great work ethic-understand how to “live and breathe” your work
  • Passionate about the retail experience for our customers

We’ll provide to you

  • Market competitive wages;
  • Comprehensive benefits plan, educational assistance program and excellent employee discounts;
  • Career growth and continuous development;
  • Respectful and family-oriented working environment with strong company values.

The Dufresne “Better Experience” is for everyone. Our customers, our employees – what about you?