Buyer
Velan
Montreal, QC
4d ago

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager, procurement operations, you will be responsible for the timely placement of purchase orders and delivery of materials.

More precisely, he / she will be responsible to :

  • Prepares RFQ’s and purchase orders for a given category of parts.
  • Processes requisitions for materials, researches products, clarifies specifications, documents competitive bidding, creates purchase orders.
  • Negotiates requirements for pre-production samples, spare parts, and customized technical literature.
  • Facilitates and ensures the steady progress through completion of a project by the efficient movement of materials, freight, etc. within our systems.
  • Ensures that the required goods arrive on the appointed date, location, and meet the quality requirements.
  • Ensures rigorous order tracking, expediting, and makes special arrangements for delivery; communicates order status to the Project Management team.
  • Develops and maintain positive relationships with suppliers, evaluates vendor performance, utilizes different vendor sources to fill as directed.
  • Deals with vendors and manufacturers, which often involves persuading potential vendors to undertake the manufacture of custom-designed items according to complex and rigid specifications.
  • Maintains tracking system for controlling open order changes, and supplier performance (OTD, ADL, Quality).
  • Actions supplier quality deviations.
  • Maintains an excellent working relationship with other departments such as planning, quality, production, engineering and Project Management.
  • Requirements

  • College studies diploma in Procurement Management.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years related buying experience with an (OEM) Original Equipment Manufacturer, ideally within the valve or pressure vessel industry, machined components, forgings, castings and fasteners.
  • Knowledge of machining and ability to understand drawings and specifications is key.
  • Experience within MRP and Microsoft Office environment.
  • Good knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Familiar with material specifications such as ASTM.
  • Organizational skills, ability to manage priorities and meet established deadlines.
  • Takes initiative.
  • Bilingual (French and English).
  • Be persistent, autonomous and resourceful
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