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Purchasing Specialist (Contract) - Canada  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 26 April 2017

Project Description


Job Description : 
  •  As a member of the supply chain team, you will be responsible for procuring material to production requirements (MRP schedule) whilst following the Quality, Cost, Delivery, and Service (QCDS) principles.
  • This role is responsible for providing a liaison between our company  and its supplier base, developing existing supplier relationships and reducing costs while ensuring on time deliverables.



Order Creation/Management:   
 
  • Create purchase orders to MRP schedules within SAP. 
  • Maintain order integrity during period of purchase order, responsible for maintenance of delivery date, price, lea time etc.   
Expedite:     
  • Analysis of delivery schedules and progression of overdue purchase orders to ensure on time deliveries. 
  • Work with production control department to ensure flow of information regarding deliveries.   
Supplier Development:     
  • Development of existing suppliers, activities to include on time delivery adherence (Class A program), supplier quality development and delivery programs (Lean Replenishment System, Direct Line Feed, Vendor Managed Inventory etc.).  
Data Collection/Presentation:     
  • Collate information on supply chain activities and Leadership Operational Review objectives. 
  • Present performance against objectives to management team on a weekly basis.   
Supplier Transition Projects:   
  • Identify and participate in suppler transition project to identify new opportunities for PE.  
 Vendor Rationalization:     
  • Identification of non-strategic and poor performing vendors. 
  • Working with the project buyer to create and improve/exit plan.  
 Budget Control:   
  • Working closely with the accounts department to ensure standard costs are maintained and updated in a timely manner. 
  • Advising of changes in standard cost following cost reduction/increase and creation of new materials   
Buddy Partner:   
  • Working with a team member within the purchasing department to establish a clear understanding of their workload, to include job sharing during two weeks of the year. 
  • During vacation or sickness periods responsible for team member duties, to include day to day tasks and project management. 
  • Where necessary responsible for delegating workload in order to complete tasks to deadlines.  
 Other:     
  • Support/follow company Health & Safety working procedures and policies.  

 

 Job Requirements : 
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably within business related discipline. 
  • Minimum 2 – 5 years’ experience within purchasing/supply chain role. 
  • Working knowledge of SAP preferable. 
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office is required to assist in day to day duties. 
  • Understanding of low volume purchasing. 
  • Demonstrating ability to work within a team environment serving both internal and external customer requirements. 
  • Develops and maintains a broad working knowledge of company products and applications. 
  • Contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of cooperation, pride, and trust and group identity. 
  • The ability to collate information, analyze and make decisions based on experience and commercial judgement. 
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills and has the ability to negotiate effectively in a concise manner.