Kitchener, ON, Canada
10d ago

AllStaff Inc has partnered with our manufacturing client, and are currently recruiting for Buyer / Purchasing Agent.

This position could be an immediate start for the right associate. If are looking to join a fantastic company, then we want to speak to you!

Duties and responsibilities :

Coordinate and negotiate purchasing, prices, and delivery of equipment spare parts, building services, building equipment parts, forklift truck parts, maintenance and production supplies, and capital equipment expenditures.

Obtain and maintain records on product / part specifications, prices, delivery status, and vendor performance capabilities.

Source, negotiate and purchase assigned raw materials to achieve the most economical cost, best value and quality for the dollars expended.

Review raw material inventories daily and initiates purchase order to optimize inventory level based on the shortage inquiry and MRP requirements.

Responsible for the co-ordination of raw material supply to Acton Vale and Scotland Neck subsidiaries. Maintain RFQ price table and complete RFQ’s in timely fashion working with the Purchasing team.

Initiate NMQ’s as they become available complete with TDS & SDS. Participate on NMQ team. Safety Data Sheets - Work in accordance with QP 6.

2 NMQ procedure & QP 6.4.22 EH&S responsibility.

Develop and maintain suppliers who will provide Marketing with accurate cost forecasts to minimize purchase price variances for budgeting considerations.

Maintain productive working relationships with both suppliers and internal departments to ensure the procurement and development of raw materials proceeds smoothly.

Work in conjunction with Supplier Development Coordinator to provide feedback to suppliers on both performance and quality issues.

Maintain Database for suppliers in MRP system. Raw material planning consistent with production forecast to establish minimal inventory levels.

Negotiate warranty issues with suppliers. Coordinate shipping of parts for warranty, repair or calibration. Resolve invoice discrepancies and payment with accounting.

Track monthly cost savings and report to manager for monthly QOS meeting Track supply shortages causing late deliveries monthly and report to manager for monthly QOS meeting Requirements : Materials Management or Business Administration diploma / degree / certificate or 3-

5 years equivalent experience purchasing direct materials. Strong computer skills with experience managing an MRP / ERP system Excellent communication skills Strong negotiation skills

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