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Purchasing Specialist (Contract) Caledon Canada,  

Posted on : 26 April 2017

Project Description

Job Type : Contract Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager) Education : Professional Location : Bolton ON CA 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 PerkinElmer 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 PerkinElmer 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.


Bolton ON CA

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