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Jr Buyer (Contract)

AN UNNAMED COMPANY

This is a Contract position in Outaouais, QC posted October 5, 2017.

Location: Cambridge, ON
Employment Status: Contract with full-time opportunities

Working environment and conditions: You will be working in an open concept office within a multi-cultural environment, and will liaise with suppliers based in different countries.

In addition, you will travel occasionally (20% of the time) to meet with suppliers, whenever necessary.

Accountabilities (non-exclusive):

  • Understand current industry market conditions and communicate any carrier issues that may impact operations
  • Conduct strategic sourcing activities to meet department goals and objectives as required
  • Ensure requests for purchase of goods and services received are supported through to completion, expediting orders where necessary and required
  • Support the completion of purchase orders, following up when necessary
  • Liaise with suppliers and colleagues to ensure seamless, timely, and efficient resolution of outstanding purchasing enquiries
  • Respond to and resolve customer-related issues, including pricing, delivery issues, refusal, and/or detention times
  • Contribute to customer service and process improvement by providing supplier performance where required
  • Negotiate with suppliers where required to meet business needs
  • Send and process requests for quotations with suppliers where required
  • Other purchasing, logistics, or administration-related duties as assigned


Qualifications (non-exclusive):

  • 3+ years of purchasing experience, or relevant post-secondary degree
  • Self-sufficient team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Thrives under pressure with the ability to meet deadlines, and manage multiple priorities and tasks efficiently
  • Adept in Microsoft Office Suite (intermediate to advanced)
  • Experience with JDE or equivalent ERP system
  • Available to travel and be able to drive a car

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Please notify us, should you require accommodating during the recruitment process. We appreciate all applicants that express interest in this position however only those candidates that closely match our requirements will be contacted.

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