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T&T Supermarket

Senior Buyer (LMIA Sponsorship)

Full Job Description

Company Introduction:
T&T Supermarket Inc. Since then, it has expanded rapidly and is now Canada’s largest Asian supermarket chain with 31 stores across the country: 13 in BC, 7 in Alberta, 10 in Ontario, and 1 in Quebec. The Company’s continuous expansion is going to bring more new stores in the next couple of years.
The Role:
Reporting to the Category Manager, the Buyer- Overseas is responsible for supporting the overseas’ buying activities for all stores at region level, as well as provides assistance to the manager and the team in the end-to-end purchasing process by following up on orders and deliveries, compiling reports, performing data maintenance and communicating with local vendors and Loblaws Companies Ltd.
Major Responsibilities:
  • Generate reports and perform analysis on product selection, sales, pricing, market reports, and other related data as required
  • Assist Category Manager in product category review and analysis to ensure sales opportunities and profitability
  • Share best practices and maintain knowledge of emerging trends through networks with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide assistance in establishing pricing guidelines and maintain sales plus gross profit expectations
  • Negotiate and replenish products at competitive market price, while ensuring accurate delivery
  • Understand stores’ needs and partner closely with suppliers in sourcing new and seasonal products on a timely manner
  • Create forecast for promotion
  • Develop and maintain vendor partnership, programs, sponsorships, and in-store promotions
  • Coordinate deliveries with vendor and store receivers, maintain optimal inventory and product quality

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:

  • A minimum of 8 years in experience in supermarket chain stores, or products procurement, experience in procuring South East Asian grocery products is an asset
  • Able to demonstrate enthusiasm in delivering all the job responsibilities within the given timeline
  • Strong technical knowledge of product categories, specification, pricing, including produce grading & standards, CFIA regulations and mandatory standards required
  • Proven negotiation skills with sound business judgment, decision-making and problem solving skills, possess a good knowledge in Canadian trade practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Chinese (Cantonese and/or Mandarin) is an asset
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft office programs)
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management and organization skills


  • Extended Health Care Insurance
  • Basic Dental Care Insurance
  • Group life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
  • Vision Care Insurance
  • Staff Purchase Discount

Safety Statement Safety continues to be T&T Supermarket’s top priority. We’ve established health and safety policies and measures to ensure our Stores, Food Processing & Production Centres and Warehouse & Distribution are as safe as possible.

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