Purchaser

The Position

This posting is for a full-time Purchaser. The hours of this position are Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Maintain and create new relationships with suppliers and negotiation of prices and/or cost-saving measures to fit within the company budget
  • Coordinate movement of purchased materials
  • Contact suppliers regarding errors in partial or duplicate shipments, prices and substitutions
  • Keep track of all orders parts and material
  • Analyze inventory needs based on sales trends and inventory levels
  • Resolve issues pertaining to material defects, invoice discrepancies and delivery timelines
  • Verify and input vendor data into system
  • Stay in continuous contact with suppliers; request quotes, information, etc to determine which supplier is best suited to purchase products
  • Maintain an extensive database for all orders that is up to date and provides information for analysis and reporting
  • Able to review blueprints/drawings to understand what parts and material should be ordered
  • Experience with Epicor would be considered a great asset
 

Required:

  • · Post secondary education in a related field would be an asset
  • · Understanding of purchasing fundamentals and processes
  • · Exceptional communication skills to effectively negotiate terms
  • · Strong time management skills with a sense of urgency to ensure deadlines are met
  • · 1 - 2 years experience, (in this industry), and/or
  • · 1 -2 years parts procurement experience, (in this industry), would be considered a great asset

 

As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible and inclusive of persons with disabilities, please note that accommodations are available, upon request, throughout the recruitment, selection and assessment process for any applicants with disabilities. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.