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Contact Betty Smith
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Position Buyer, Industrial Manufacturing
Job Type Permanent
    Degree/Diploma in Business PMAC certified is an asset.
Duties / Responsibilities
    Job Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
  • Develop policies and procedures that control the procurement of all products to meet company and customer requirements.
  • Effective evaluation of RFQ’s for cost of purchased products/services, taking into account product performance, price and delivery.
  • Work collaboratively with Sales to ensure pricing meets budgetary requirements and with Scheduling/Planning to ensure sufficient quantities are secured to meet manufacturing’s needs.
  • Contract with approved suppliers for raw materials, supplies, equipment and services, entering purchases into the ERP system and confirmed for accuracy upon receipt.
  • Run open order reports daily and follow up with suppliers to ensure the expediting of on time/JIT deliveries.
  • Assist Shipping/Receiving with purchase orders, related discrepancies and variances.
  • Assist Accounting with invoice discrepancies and inquiries.
  • Maintain monthly metrics and attend continuous improvements meetings and complete projects, as required.
  • Process, monitor and report on non-conforming product resulting from supplier deviation.
  • Review and report on supplier performance regularly to improve service level deliverables.
  • Maintain purchasing records, test reports and/or certification for material and services purchased.
  • Coordinate sale and disposal of manufacturing bi-products.
  • Coordinate building/equipment repairs and maintenance services.
  • Investigate, identify and develop new suppliers/alternative sources of supply following process requirements.
  • Set up and manage the Tool Boss catalogue.
  • Maintain appropriate tooling inventory levels. Follow up with machine operators on tooling needs and changes.
  • Source and order new tooling and equipment, as required, for the production work orders
  • Process Team Member Tooling purchase requests.
  • Understand the Health & Safety Management System (HSMS) and Quality Management System (QMS) Skills and Educational Requirements
  • Degree/Diploma in Business or minimum of 3 years related experience in purchasing, procurement or equivalent.
  • Completion of PMAC certification, an asset.
  • Experience and knowledge of metal fabrication, precision machining, an asset.
  • Ability to read technical drawings including BOMs and CAD.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and ERP systems
  • Knowledge of ISO programs Other Attributes.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner both verbally and in writing with all levels of the team and their external customers.
  • High organizational skills.
  • Ability to workday shift and stay late, as required.
  • Take initiative to problem solve or troubleshoot and provide solutions.
  • Extensive use of computer
Location Hamilton
Pay Range 60 K plus or minus
Date Posted 2024-07-05
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