Buyer

Buyer

Full-Time | Head Office, Concord | 1 Position(s) Available


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate products, negotiate contracts and buy supplies in accordance to inventory requirements
  • Prepare purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; substitute items as needed based on approval
  • Purchase material for inventory and non-stock items for department and customer orders·Assess the quality, reliability and pricing of suppliers, according to protocols
  • Receive, enter and review purchase orders from customers; verifying items received versus ordered and resolve any shipment errors with suppliers
  • Communicate with customers through different communication channels (fax, EDI, email, etc.)
  • Maintain relationships with vendors to ensure the supplier stays within the terms of the contract
  • Resolve errors and discrepancies on purchase orders, as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years experience of sheet metal purchasing
  • Diploma/Degree from accredited educational institution and/or Post-Secondary courses in Purchasing preferred
  • Must have a combination of training and work experience including minimum of 3 years of Purchasing
  • Manufacturing experience of high volume production required. Lean manufacturing experience/education preferred
  • Must be knowledgeable in metal fabrication, painting and plating of tube and sheet metal
  • Excellent negotiating skills and adaptability skills to approach different situations accordingly
  • Practical experience working in ERP or other business planning system an asset
  • Demonstrated skills in spend analysis to create strategic sourcing plans
  • Proven to manage projects with high efficiency of completing project on time and on budget

Work Conditions:

  • Clean, well-lit, quiet, standard office environment
  • Access to plant/shop work area
  • Mostly long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers
  • May work overtime, as required
  • May travel, as required

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