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Last updated Aug 29 2022
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May 2022
Work full of challenges and fun at the same time as demand changes a lot.
Buyer in Nanjing:
Pros: People here are nice and friendly
Cons: Avante is not smart to support work, too much manual intervention is needed
June 2022
Junior Buyer JHB.
Buyer in Johannesburg:
Pros: The city is always busy, moving and growing, you will always have the opportunity to find a well suited work.
Cons: Time tends to run out if you have a lot going on.
June 2022
Nowhere Else To Go.
Buyer in Fresno:
Pros: Moving would be a hard process so I have no choice but to work in Fresno. I like my job and there are plenty of things to do near and around the city
Cons: Compensation
June 2022
New Management Does Not Understand How We Do Our Job.
Buyer in Torrance:
Pros: Fellow co-workers
Cons: Failure of upper management to understand how different departments operate and create unfair expectations when things begin to fall through the cracks
December 2013
Business Systems.
Buyer:
Understand your role and responsibilities. Learn all you can from practical experience throughout your career emphasis on business systems ie. SAP, IFS.
November 2013
Buyer for Impulse Lanes
Buyer:
Pros: Interaction with other people and building relationships. Discounts on sporting goods. Challenging
Cons: Not appreciated
August 2022
This is not how you run a business.
Buyer in Decatur:
Pros: Cross-training is nice, I guess. Top level management is awful but the mid-level managers are generally pretty great people.
Cons: Unprofessional. New HR manager is inexperienced, not 100% done with his degree, and not friendly. I had to advise them that their time clock rounding (ONLY rounding to the company's benefit) is illegal. Incidentally, they have been really hitting their manufacturing people hard about getting back to their station before their break is over, as they are "stealing money from the company" as if they were not committing wage theft themselves. Who knows how long they've been doing this? My department has no direct supervisor. The position has been empty for 4 months. Two people shared the job of training me and neither was willing to actually claim they were in charge of me. I was expected to report directly to the company VP. You never know what the VP is going to ask you to do, but you can 100% guarantee he will expect you to break process. I spend my entire day simply fixing mistakes. I initiated this myself out of necessity, completely self-guided due to my own knowledge of databases and Excel reporting. If I were not self-guided and had to keep going to the VP like I am supposed to, I would go insane trying to follow the instructions I am given. Very high turnover. I am not at all surprised.

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