*NEW GRADS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY! Do you have strong communication skills, attention to detail, organization skills, able work in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to prioritize workload to meet critical deadlines? Are you looking for your next challenge to work in the Clothing and Apparel Industry ? Then we have an amazing opportunity for you!We are looking for a Merchandising & Sourcing Coordinator for a PERMANENT opportunity in Mississauga. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, comfortable working with numerical data and information, take initiatives, and have a key interest to learn about procurement and merchandising. ***Work from Home Opportunity until further notice*** Location: Mississauga, ON (Airport Rd & Rexdale Blvd)Employment Status: Full-Time Permanent Hours of Work: Monday -FridayPay: $45 - 50k If you are interested in hearing more, please email your resume to email@example.comAdvantagesWhat are the advantages of the Merchandising & Sourcing Coordinator role- PERMANENT opportunity- Great opportunity for New Grads! - Work from Home model (Hybrid model in the future) - Competitive SalaryResponsibilities- Provides support to the Director of Merchandising and provide accurate data and timely support of process- Demonstrates strong attention to detail and supports the competitive bid process- Create and maintain all customer line plans and costing matrices in a timely manner- Uses understanding of markets by product category to support the creation of bidding strategies- Seeks to understand sourcing tools, and procurement processes- Must maintain confidential information appropriately and maintain all contracts and quotations to facilitate rapid retrieval- Incumbents must be willing and able to conduct direct negotiations with outside suppliers on a regular basis. In doing so, incumbent is expected to be able to personally influence outcomes through persuasion- Implements quality improvement processes in daily activities as necessary to develop innovative ways to improve processes and methods of doing business.- Analyzes problems effectively and takes action to resolve (Conceives creative ideas)- Uses technology to facilitate better results and support productivity- Suggests ways to increase efficiencies in communication and output with the team and key vendors- Work in compliance with the provisions of the related Acts and Regulations, including the company's safety rules and regulation- Report immediately to the Supervisor any injury or incident- Report immediately to the Supervisor any environmental aspects and impacts- Attend all trainings as required by the company Provide recommendations for improvementsQualificationsQualifications for the Merchandising & Sourcing Coordinator role include…- Basic knowledge of apparel and promotional products a plus but not required- Strong computer skills and ability to work with spreadsheets- Able to work overtime as needed- Ability to maintain a positive and calm demeanor at all times- Energetic, motivated, willing to learn- Excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written, including problem solving and conflict resolution skills- Ability to prioritize workload- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision- Ability to work in a team environment and fluid organizational structure- Strong oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate in groups and individual settings, representing the company appropriately to accomplish goals and objectives. - Ability to be a team player in a collaborative environmentSummaryHow to Apply?1. Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org !2. Apply online at Randstad.ca today!Not interested in this role but still looking for your next great opportunity? Our team oversees various permanent and contract positions, detailed below! If you or someone you know would be interested in the following roles, please reach out to the corresponding contact email below, to discuss further!Corporate Administration/Operational support, such as: Reception, Admin Assistant, Executive Assistant, Customer Service Rep, Data Entry and other Operational support roles. Please reach out to email@example.com along with your resume.Logistics, Supply Chain & Manufacturing Administration/Operational support, such as: Logistics Coordinator, Dispatch Coordinator, Customer Service/Order Entry and Warehouse Administration. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with your resume.Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.