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Buyer Vancouver 2134890


  • NetHire
  • 12/26/20
  • Canada
  • Confidential / Yearly
  • Full-Time
We are a national supplier of tool, equipment and safety product lines for the Canadian market.

Our products include: abrasives, air tools, hand tools, material handling, lifting equipment and safety apparel and products. We are a privately held, proudly Canadian company recognized as a leader in the wholesale distribution of tools, equipment and safety industry. Our head office is located in Coquitlam, B.C with six branch offices strategically located in the major cities across Canada.

We are looking for a Buyer at our Coquitlam Head Office location reporting to the Supply Chain Manager.

We are committed to employment equity, supports diversity in the workplace and encourages application from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. A copy of our Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request by contacting our Privacy Officer.

Responsibilities

As part of the Supply Chain department, your responsibilities include all correspondence with suppliers, purchase order processing and confirmations.

Daily correspondence and relationship management with suppliers
Create purchase orders based on Prelude ERP and sales forecasts, minimum order and trends
Check all purchase orders for accuracy and completeness and follow up with vendors to ensure due dates are met
Review vendor acknowledgements for agreement with purchase orders and alert Supply Chain Manager of any discrepancies; price, additional charges, MOQ, lead time, etc
Follow-up or expedite orders as requested based on customer requests, back orders, etc
Work with warehouse team to ensure that all deliveries satisfy the assigned purchase orders and report any shorts or missing products
Maintaining proper inventory levels of products including safety stock
Be a contributor in daily/weekly scheduled meetings providing updates on product(s) lines managed
Follows all purchasing procedures and interpret to departments
Participate in local and company-wide process improvement initiatives
Generate letters of credit
Process telegraphic transfers and bank requests
Produce monthly reports
Provide back up to team members which includes: setting up new vendors and products on our ERP system (and gathering all pertinent information required by the system), checking shipping and billing documentation for accuracy and completeness and enter all product information for related division
Other duties to be assigned when required
Education and Competencies
Strong working knowledge of Excel and Prelude ERP (or Distribution ERP system) an asset
3 to 5 years of purchasing experience
Post-secondary education or equivalent experience
Strong planning and organizational skills
Strong in both oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with cross functional teams and vendors
Ability to analyze data for effective decision-making
Able to thrive in a high-stress and fast paced environment
Ability to read and understand ERP reports, inventory reports, PO status reports
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Detailed oriented individual with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Customer service oriented
Exceptional punctuality and dependability is essential
Ability to handle stress in a positive manner
A self-starter who takes initiative and always seeks a better way
A team player who can lead and take direction
Ability to give and follow instructions and policy
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package and are committed to providing our employees with work-life balance. If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume via e-mail complete with a cover letter.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our company, however only those who qualify will be contacted.

Apply today!



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