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Buyer

Winnipeg

Posting Date: 16/11/2018

Closing Date: 16/11/2018

Classification: Salary
Number of Positions: 1
Department: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full Time
Hours of Work: -

Position Summary:

As a key member of our Supply Chain team, the incumbent is responsible for developing and executing buying strategies to reduce costs, reduce lead-times, improve supplier service and assure an effective Source to Pay process. While responsible for delivering the best total cost derived from a best in class supply base and ensure that the overall quality and service goals of the company are achieved.

 What You Will Do:

  • Performs buying functions within a specified category of parts while developing and maintaining a working knowledge of an assigned category.
  • Manage open purchase order supply to ensure sufficient stocking levels and proper delivery dates that correspond with demand requirements.
  • Responsible for maintaining Purchasing databases to ensure integrity of system data and provide necessary information as required.
  • Assists in the creation of sourcing plans that secure supply and minimize supply chain disruptions, in accordance with the sourcing strategy by locating and selecting a high-performance supply base to meet these objectives.
  • Data Entry which includes PO maintenance, supplier information, part number set up, item attributes, and/ or pricing.
  • Maintain and enhance the professional relations with suppliers and contribute to the competitiveness of business by optimizing purchases within the respective category of parts
  • Use Scorecard tools to analyze, evaluate supplier performance KPI’s & work with suppliers for improvements as necessary

Skills and Experience:

  • Completion of Post-Secondary education in Business, Supply Chain, or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.
  • 1-3 years’ experience with office and document management
  • Experienced in procurement, negotiations and sourcing
  • At least 3 years of related procurement experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to thrive in a high-stress and fast-paced manufacturing environment

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