Purchasing & Inventory Analyst CWD was established in 1961 and has become an innovator in the consumer electronics world. We have 4 divisions and over 30 brands. Our divisions include SVAT Electronics, Tronics International, BlueTronics Group and RDS. Our products are sold worldwide through various distribution channels, which include mass merchants, direct response television, mail order catalogues, distributors, warehouse clubs and in store and online retailers such as Walmart, Costco and Canadian Tire to name a few. CWD has opportunities for highly motivated individuals looking for a challenging career with us. We offer benefits, training and education reimbursements, advancement opportunities, product discounts, and quarterly company paid events. We are currently looking for an analytical and detail-oriented Purchasing & Inventory Analyst to join our fast growing company. Note* This position will be located in our Toronto office. The successful candidate will be responsible for: • Setting up and maintaining SKU's in the ERP system • Creating and maintaining purchase orders • Creating and maintaining Letters of Credit • Performing shipment tracking/tracing against required ship date on PO • Communicating with off-shore factories requesting confirmation of earliest ship dates for new orders • Resolving with factories if there are any short shipment issues • Reviewing inventory position and making recommendation for reorders • Checking/confirming accuracy of shipment documents, matching to Letters of Credit, ensuring all documentation is present and accurate. • Coordinating changes to delivery schedules i.e. updating PO’s, processing changes to letters of credit, back and forth required between office, factory, bank and freight forwarder for every change made to delivery schedule. • Communicating to Product Managers and sales department whenever there is any change to the shipping or ETA schedule. • Helping find solutions to address/resolve production or shipment delays • Ensuring customer policies and special requests are implemented from the factory and freight forwarder. • Helping manage inventory allocation process in ERP system i.e. management of inventory holds and impact • Notifying freight forwarder of pending shipment details including required arrival date • Following up with freight forwarder to ensure they place the product on the best vessel for delivery • Communicating final ship-to location, including any changes to ultimate destination • Following up and ensuring product clears customs as quickly as possible. Resolving issues which may cause customs delays • For direct import shipments, ensuring factory and freight forwarder have supplied all required documentation to process the actual direct import sale to the customer • For domestic shipments, ensuring we have all appropriate documentation for customs clearance, the proper duty rate has been applied, and the product is received at the correct cost in our system • Identifying slow moving inventory The successful candidate requires: • College diploma or University degree in Business or a related field • 2-5 years experience in a related role • Experience in purchasing • Direct import experience ideal • Advanced Excel capabilities are essential • Experience analyzing quantitative data is an asset • Excellent follow up skills • Strong attention to detail • Strong working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, and evaluation • Excellent organization and time management skills • Analytical and highly motivated, self starter • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, and percentages If the above interests you, then apply to join a fast paced, creative and energetic team! Click to Apply Today!