Senior Buyer (Ancaster, ON)

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Full Time
  • Post Date: 2020-02-24
  • 11320
Job Description

We currently have a need for a Senior Buyer. The Senior Buyer is for leading the purchasing process and aligning their buying objectives with the commercial vision of the organization. The successful candidate will have the scope to develop initiatives and actions to deliver quality and service that drives continuous improvement through the supply chain.

Requirements of the role include:
– Sound understanding and experience in strategic sourcing process including opportunity assessment, needs and market assessment, sourcing strategy development, negotiations, recommendation, implementation and supplier relationship management programs.
– Team player, adaptable, reliable, energetic with a positive professional attitude
– Strong goal attainment with a team focus able to mentor team and assist with problem solving
– Excellent analytical and negotiation skills
– Must possess effective communication skills for contact with vendors, customers, internal departments and plant employees
– Effective planning, organizing, and time management skills
– A working knowledge of LEAN manufacturing and continuous improvement processes
– Advanced user in Microsoft Office and computer literacy is a requirement. (Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Word)
– Purchasing experience using MRP system (Visual knowledge preferred)
– Self-starter, possessing high degree of self-motivation, driven to see the team succeed and as a key initiator of change and process improvements

As our ideal candidate:

– You hold a Professional Purchasing Certificate or currently pursuing;

– You possess a minimum of 5-8 years of experience in relevant manufacturing position with increasing responsibility;

– You have experience working in a manufacturing setting; with preference for industrial products

– You have excellent communication and team leadership ability, able to engage and motivate process improvements;

– Result driven, able to meet deadlines and maintain budget

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