Purchasing Analyst

Purchasing Analyst

Posted 3 years ago

Purchasing Analyst
Toronto, ON
Full Time, Permanent 



ELTE is the premium luxury home furnishing destination in Toronto. We provide our clients with a complete home décor experience by offering the highest quality, hand selected product from around the world- available to purchase in our stores and through our E-commerce channel.  Across our channels, we house a diverse selection of furniture, bedding, lighting, accessories, rugs and broadloom as well as decorative plumbing and boutique items. 


The Purchasing Analyst is responsible for completing and monitoring day to day inventory functions and purchasing duties such as, sku and purchase order creation, replenishment, price management, transfers and the RTV process while analyzing product performance and ensuring accurate quantities to maximize sales.

  • Develop and maintain criteria for items on replenishment and special-order
  • Regular review of replenishment items and creation of recommended Purchase Orders
  • Ensure inventory levels are accurate to maximize sales, turns and minimize markdowns
  • Analyzes performance of styles and offers recommendations to our buying team
  • Creation of new SKU’s and item details and descriptions
  • Price management
  • Verifying and updating of purchase order acknowledgements and invoices
  • Communicate and follow up with vendors to maintain accurate ETA dates
  • Communicate with vendors and internal departments on shipment and invoice discrepancies
  • Manage RTV process
  • Manage order entry for all new market buys/orders
  • Creation of floor model transfers for new market buys/orders
  • Ensures promotional product is available on time in store to support marketing events
  • Communicate with Freight Forwarders and Customs Broker to move and clear product
  • Trade and vendor discount management
  • Support Sales Associates and Buyer with product inquires
  • Provide support and back up to other Purchasing Analysts as required
  • Additional tasks as assigned by Management


  • 2 years of related planning/replenishment and/or purchasing experience preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills a must 
  • Strong mathematical aptitude and analyzing skills
  • Proven strong organizational and prioritizing abilities
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks and assignments
  • Driven and enthusiastic with a positive attitude and professional approach
  • Able to effectively work within a team and other departments
  • Computer proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel

If you are interested in this career opportunity, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply below with resume. ELTE thanks all applicants who apply, but also those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and ELTE Accommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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