Posted 2 years ago




  • Monitors supply and demand, data management, plans and prioritizes, expedite purchase orders, ensuring material availability.
  • Source, select and negotiate for the best purchase package in terms of quality, price, terms, deliveries, and services with suppliers and Sub-contractors
  • Interviews and confers with current and prospective suppliers to determine supply capabilities, transportation logistics, inventory control management, negotiate prices and delivery terms
  • Coordinates as appropriate, quality matters and engineering changes/developments between company activities and suppliers
  • Analyzes and ensures order and supply levels are properly maintained for all required materials in order to maintain inventory levels
  • Maintains tracking of expected deliveries in order to forecast inventory levels and react by expediting deliveries as required
  • Participates in semi-annual physical counts of purchased finished goods
  • Participates in monthly raw material physical counts and reconciles/accrues for purchased railcar goods in transit
  • Maintains accurate purchasing records, following business operating procedures
  • Maintains and collaborates North American corporate procurement guidelines and processes

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment in a Buyer/Production/Planning/Procurement/Raw Materials role;
  • Formal college or university education, preferably with a degree or diploma specializing in Materials Management or Business;
  • PMAC designation or actively pursuing designation preferred
  • Excellent negotiation skills combined with knowledge of the market place and market trends, domestically and/or globally
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision)
  • Clear, concise written and oral communication skills;
  • Highly motivated, energetic with a high level of initiative;
  • Strong analytical and interpretive skills;
  • Extremely detail-oriented and accurate in management purchasing, financial and inventory records
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks;
  • Strong time-management and problem-solving skills with the ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines;
  • Reacts positively to change; demonstrates flexibility and adaptability;
  • Experience with technical procurement is an advantage.

While we appreciate all those who are interested, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As a part of the standard recruitment process, suitable candidate(s) will be required to undergo pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.

Job Features

Job CategoryOffice, clerical and administration
Job LocationOrangeville
Job TypesFull-time, Permanent
Salary$45,000 - $75,000 annually

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