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  • NetHire
  • 02/07/19
  • Canada
  • V3J 0A4
  • 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.

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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