An established chain of automotive body repair shops in Vancouver Lower Mainland is looking to fill a Purchasing agent position for its head office operations.
We are looking to fill this position ASAP. Please provide a cover letter, resume, and availability when applying. Emails only, no drop-ins or phone calls, please.
Job duties :
Manage all aspects of the purchase from requisition to delivery.
Obtain price quotes for automotive body parts, new or innovative automotive products and supplies.
Contribute to company cost savings goals.
Work closely with the customs broker to coordinate customs clearance.
Place and follow-up claims with suppliers for damaged items.
Organize overseas shipments and inland pickups.
Sort and screen overseas suppliers for quality and availability.
Communicate with suppliers in the Asia Pacific region.
Full time minimum 35 hours / week.
Minimum one year experience in purchasing auto body parts or parts from Asia Pacific suppliers.
Salary commensurate with experience.