Procurement Buyer / Planner
Zany Consulting Group - Toronto, ON
Build a better career with Zany Consulting Group
Serving customers and community starts with the most talented people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at Zany Consulting Group, a leading Professional Services Consulting firm.
Zany Consulting Group is seeking exceptionally driven, experienced Procurement Specialist to undertake projects for one of our clients in Toronto, ON.
Place purchase orders with suppliers for the procurement of MRO material as required by MRP and reactive work order requests.
Monitor status of open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all materials, including timely resolution, communication and mitigation of future potential problems
Expedite or defer orders as required based on schedule / inventory changes
Determine and establish optimal inventory levels based on forecast, demand variation and material lead times
Coordinate material flows throughout product / BOM changes, obsolescence, and the introduction of new suppliers and / or materials due to new product development
Facilitate the inter-company flow or materials between warehouse locations
Manage and resolve issues regarding PO to invoice discrepancies, returns and quality problems with suppliers
Provide back-up support for supply chain functions including shipping, receiving, material handling, cycle counting and other duties as assigned
Setup & maintain material master system planning parameters (MOQ, lead time, safety stocks)
Collaborate with internal customers and provide a high level of customer service, including recommending solutions, resources, and alternative supply options
Ensure and promote compliance to Company and Procurement policies and procedures
Job Requirements :
BS / BA in Supply Chain, Business, Logistics or relevant experience
3-6 years of experience in a buyer / planner / material scheduler role (required)
Expert applied knowledge of forecasting, MRP, transportation, supply chain, inventory management and warehousing disciplines
Proficient with MS Office suite - advanced skills with MS Excel
Strong sense of urgency & attention to detail
Excellent organization, communication and follow-up skills
Able to influence others & manage conflict
Ability to self-direct and take constructive action in ambiguous situations
Extremely high standards of excellence
Analytical with a methodical approach to problem-solving
Experience establishing and employing demand-pull material planning methods
Zany Consulting Group strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and quality work through a team of experienced consultants in the pharmaceutical industry.
When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities.
If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at Zany Consulting Group.
Equal Opportunity Statement : All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
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