Jessica Nail & Beauty Supply Ltd., a leading wholesaler and retailer in nail and beauty supply, is looking for an experienced Import-Export Tradesperson to start on June 1st, 2020. Our salon is located at Unit 1A, 39 Orfus Road, North York, ON M6A 1L7.
This is a permanent full-time position (40 hours/week) with a salary of $23.50/hour plus medical and dental benefits, disability insurance and pension plan contributions.
The main responsibilities of this position include:
- Identifying new and exclusive products in the salon and beauty industry that are tailored to Jessica Nail & Beauty Supply Ltd.'s niche clientele;
- Performing product evaluations, including determining which products to purchase, comparing different supplier prices and surveying comparable products;
- Planning and coordinating product purchasing, such as identifying inventory needs, determining quantities and placing orders in advance to ensure products are available;
- Attending national and international trade shows, conventions and industry-related events to meet with suppliers and purchase new products;
- Researching potential suppliers in Asia and advising Jessica Nail & Beauty Supply Ltd.'s owner on suppliers' credibility, reliability and track record;
- Liaising with suppliers to verify product availability, negotiate prices, review estimates and draft contracts;
- Communicating with suppliers to coordinate shipping terms, conditions and logistics;
- Consulting with clients to identify needs and advise on relevant products;
- Leading and facilitating training sessions and ensuring staff is educated on new products, including usage and application; and
- Representing Jessica Nail & Beauty Supply Ltd. in Canada and abroad.
You must have the following qualifications:
- Post-secondary education;
- Experience in purchasing role;
- Experience in the beauty industry, including possessing in-depth product knowledge and familiarity with industry standards;
- Experience communicating, liaising and negotiating with top level manufacturers, suppliers and distributors in Vietnam and Asia;
- Recent experience providing exceptional and professional customer service;
- Ability to communicate in English and Vietnamese; and
- Ability to travel overseas, when required.
Applications can be emailed to lan[at]jessicanailsupply[dot]com using the subject line "Import-Export Tradesperson Position". Please provide your resume and a minimum of 2 references upon submission of application. Applicants who do not submit a resume will not be considered.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $23.50 /hour