Senior Buyer
Nepean, Ontario
5d ago

Adecco is currently hiring for an experienced Buyer for our client in Ottawa. This is a full- time contract for 1 year with potential for extension with a leader in the defense and security technologies in Canada.

Compensation to be negotiated based on experience.

Buyer Responsibilities :

  • Procures major / critical production commodities and materials.
  • Troubleshoots supplier problems and assists with resolution.
  • Documents purchase orders to comply with company policies & procedures.
  • Conducts supplier surveillance and audits.
  • Provides inputs into procurement decisions including make / buy, source selection and supplier qualifications.
  • Leads, directs, and mentors other Buyers.
  • Performs buying function for raw materials with emphasis on improving supplier quality and lowering costs for raw material.
  • Negotiates and manage various suppliers performing services on a continuing basis. Assists Manager with various projects as needed.
  • Assesses plans and negotiates with key suppliers regarding costs, terms, and delivery schedules.
  • Ensures all communications regarding material status is being generated, presented and distributed to appropriate personnel.
  • Leads supplier issues resolutions (lead time, drawing issues, etc.); works with Program Manager, Supplier Quality, etc.
  • to resolve supplier quality issues, identify sources for new products, and improve supplier performance.

  • Leads process improvement initiatives.
  • Performs Supply Chain planning strategies.
  • Supports internal, customer, and external compliance audits.
  • Supports and follow government purchasing regulations and assure compliance with all internal requirements.
  • Coordinates risk assessments and executes risk management plans for moderate to high risk procurements.
  • Performs sourcing / market research.
  • Performs analysis of purchasing needs, including analysis of costs.
  • Forecasts requirements, issues periodic reports on trends, and negotiating pricing, discounts, and contracts.
  • Buyer Qualifications :

  • A College diploma or University degree in a related discipline.
  • Requires over 10 years of related experience in inventory systems, material management and purchasing.
  • Good understanding of procurement laws and regulations.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Work is varied and governed by well documented Company standards, policies, processes and procedures
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Canadian Security Clearance and a positive Controlled Goods Assessment. Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

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