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Hi-Performance Distributors
3.0 out of 5
2268 Peardonville Rd, Abbotsford, BC
$61,360–$72,800 a year - Full-time

Location

2268 Peardonville Rd, Abbotsford, BC

Benefits
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  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Discounted or free food
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking

Full job description

About HPD

Who We Are

Hi-Performance Distributors (HPD) is the leading R/C and Model Hobby distributor in Canada. At our core, HPD is about real people enabling others to have fun. Every item that leaves our warehouse is an opportunity for a moment of fun in Canada. We are honoured to be a part of that. For that reason, we measure success not in profits but in moments of fun!

Founded in 1991, HPD has experienced substantial growth in recent years – garnering recognition from both The Globe and Mail and Canadian Business Magazine. Guided by our core values of Care, Honour, and Initiative, our team continues to learn and grow as we seek to fulfill our vision of being Canada’s trusted experts in fun. We are looking for a new team member to help us make that exciting vision a reality.

What We Offer

Our mission of fun applies within our organization as well. Life is fun when we feel safe and secure, with a strong sense of purpose and pride in our accomplishments. Then we are free to laugh and explore. We enable our employees to have fun by providing:

  • Competitive wages
  • Paid extended medical & dental benefits (after 3 months)
  • An additional $4000 (per calendar year) Health/Lifestyle Spending Account (including RRSP Contributions)
  • A well-stocked kitchen with free snack and lunch items
  • Frequent catered team lunches
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Potential for advancement
  • An exciting and dynamic culture
  • Team-building events
  • Product available at cost
  • Opportunities to play with our extensive line of hobby products, including a fleet of RC vehicles

Who We Want

While we believe in life-long learning – and look forward to seeing you grow as a valued member of the HPD team – there are some integral elements that we look for at every level of our organization. If this list sounds like you, then you may just be an HPD team member in the making!

Our team members take our three core values to heart:

  • Care
  • Honour
  • Initiative

Additionally, we seek people who demonstrate:

  • Integrity
  • Organization
  • Pursuit of excellence
  • Customer focus
  • The ability to work independently
  • Team contribution
  • Adaptability
  • Tenacity

Of course, each role has its own specific needs beyond the core HPD team traits. For the Buyer position, we are looking for a person who demonstrates the following characteristics:

  • Highly organized and able to maintain a buying schedule that can include thousands of sku’s per manufacturer
  • Manipulate sales data (including seasonality) to help predict future stock requirements
  • Exceptional communication skills

What We Need

Title:

Buyer

Description:

A buyer at HPD is expected to become an expert in our product lines and the inventory needs of our business so we can optimally service our customers. The primary goal of this role is to ensure that we have the right number of Moments of Fun (products) in the warehouse at the right time at the right cost.

Responsibilities:

  • Using sales data and collaboration with the account managers to help predict demand for products
  • Maintaining an order schedule to our vendors to ensure a consistent flow of Moments of Fun arrive to our warehouse to delight our dealers
  • Working with others on the team to ensure items on our website has the correct information and pictures
  • Ensure PO’s are up to date to provide our dealers with the most accurate information possible so they can make the best decisions for their business
  • Maintain communication with our vendors to ensure a successful partnership for both them and us
  • Help develop and maintain inventory budgets per manufacturer and overall inventory on hand

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Extensive buying experience of finished products for resale
  • Experience working in a business-to-business environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Power BI

How to Apply

Are you ready to enable others to have fun? Please send us your resume and a cover letter telling us how you have demonstrated Care, Honour, and Initiative in the past.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $61,360.00-$72,800.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Discounted or free food
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Abbotsford, BC V2T 6J8: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Experience:

  • buying finished goods for resale: 3 years (required)

Work Location: In person