Senior Buyer
Destinationone Consulting Inc.
Abbotsford Southeast
3d ago

Job Description

Job Summary & Responsibilities

We are hiring a Senior Buyer to be based out of our client’s corporate office in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. Our client is the leading manufacturer and distributor of new age, cutting edge rubber products and has been a market leader for half a century in North America.

The company has aggressive growth plans and a great work culture.This role will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer : SCOPE OF ROLE :

  • To purchase materials to support the domestic manufacturing facilities and import sourcing team. Materials will include, raw materials and finished goods according to forecast demand, MRO supplies (maintenance / repair / operations), freight, capital equipment, and corporate services.
  • To source new materials as directed.

  • Source new materials as requested by Operations / R&D / Marketing / Engineering.
  • Source products from our Client' global partners for distribution.
  • Consolidate and optimize purchasing of MRO supplies.
  • Initiate request for quotes and supply agreements for items not already covered under purchasing agreements.
  • Work with suppliers to find new and innovative methods to reduce costs and lead times
  • Maintain regular contact with key suppliers to build and maintain relationships.
  • Improve existing purchasing policies and procedures

  • Post-secondary education- a completed degree, diploma or certificate is preferred.
  • 5-10 years of purchasing experience, with some at a senior level, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • APICS , PMAC or SCMA certification is an asset
  • Computer skills including Excel, Word, Adobe, Epicor
  • Analytical and detail orientated
  • Self-starter, capable of working under minimum supervision
  • Experienced with contract review and modification
  • Fluency in both spoken and written Mandarin is an asset
  • If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with your updated resume in MS Word format.

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