At Plastcoat, a Magna International Company, we consider every employee an important member of our team as we work towards a common set of goals that will be the key to our future and will help guarantee our success.
We are looking for experienced and motived people to join our team!
We produce plastic parts (small and large, exterior and interior applications) for a number of Automotive OEM's (Original Equipment Manufacturers) as well as other divisions of Magna International.
We have exciting business on the way which include new technologies and value added assembly.
Issuing, checking and signing Purchase Order for price, terms, quantity, backup, authorization and when all is acceptable sign, otherwise return for corrections to be made
Responsible for sending out Request for Quotes and recommending sourcing options
Responsible for negotiating best Value for goods and / or Services
Responsible for targeting and implementing cost reduction programs through individual and departmental goals
Continuously market test our products for both Direct Buy and MRO buy to ensure that product being purchased is price, quality and technologically competitive within the market place
Support the Quality Department regarding material issues
Developing and maintaining strong relationships with Suppliers
Assist in the development and implementation of strategic and operational plans in support of the company’s goals and objectives for all goods and / or services procured
Maintain a strong and effective teamwork relationship with both internal and external organizations
Support Sales Department for new business
Represent Purchasing department on CFT such as new product launch and / or Advanced Quality Planning and support APQP process by issuing pre-
production releases to suppliers
Complete Special Projects requested by Manager
Be part of any projects that may be assigned by Manager. This may include assisting Senior Buyer and being involved with different aspects of the department
Manage and monitor supplier performance with the intent to develop and optimized supply chain
Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of policies / procedures based upon improving business process flow and maximizing MRP system capability
Back up and support other members of the Purchasing Department
Perform other duties as required
Knowledge and Education
Minimum completion of College Diploma in Business Administration or related field
Minimum 2 years' work experience in purchasing fundamentals or equivalent experience
Skills and Competencies
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Computer literate in MS Word and spreadsheet programs
Demonstrated ability to effectively solve problems
Strong interpersonal skills
Well-developed organizational and time management skills
Ability to work in an environment that encourages and fosters teamwork; participation; creativity; openness; honesty and mutual respect
office in a manufacturing facility
a Fair Enterprise corporation
Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request.