buyer, Etobicoke

posted
contact
randstad canada
job type
temporary
salary
$ 30.00 - $ 35.00 per hour
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job details

posted
location
etobicoke, ontario
sector
engineering
job type
temporary
salary
$ 30.00 - $ 35.00 per hour
reference number
2208495PROEN
contact
randstad canada
apply now

job description

The Procurement Buyer/Planner has the primary responsibility of ensuring material availability to support the maintenance schedule. Other responsibilities include managing inventory levels, supporting material/product level revisions, interacting/coordinating with suppliers on a variety of topics, and supporting other business functions as required.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

• Place purchase orders with suppliers for the procurement of MRO material as required by MRP and reactive work order requests.

• Monitor status of open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all materials, including timely resolution, communication and mitigation of future potential problems.

• Expedite or defer orders as required based on schedule/inventory changes.

• Determine and establish optimal inventory levels based on forecast, demand variation and material lead times.

• Coordinate material flows throughout product/BOM changes, obsolescence, and the introduction of new suppliers and/or materials due to new product development.

• Facilitate the inter-company flow or materials between warehouse locations.

• Manage and resolve issues regarding PO to invoice discrepancies, returns and quality problems with suppliers.

• Provide back-up support for supply chain functions including shipping, receiving, material handling, cycle counting and other duties as assigned.

• Setup & maintain material master system planning parameters (MOQ, lead time, safety stocks).

• Collaborate with internal customers and provide a high level of customer service, including recommending solutions, resources, and alternative supply options.

• Ensure and promote compliance to Company and Procurement policies and procedures

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND KEY ATTRIBUTES:

• BS/BA in Supply Chain, Business, Logistics or relevant experience.

• 3-6 years of experience in a buyer/planner/material scheduler role (required).

• Expert applied knowledge of forecasting, MRP, transportation, supply chain, inventory management and warehousing disciplines.

• Proficient with MS Office suite – advanced skills with MS Excel.

• Strong sense of urgency & attention to detail • Excellent organization, communication and follow-up skills.

• Able to influence others & manage conflict.

• Ability to self-direct and take constructive action in ambiguous situations • Extremely high standards of excellence.

• Analytical with a methodical approach to problem solving.

• Experience establishing and employing demand-pull material planning methods

Please send your resume in confidence to paul.dusome@randstad.ca

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