CES is seeking an experienced SR Buyer for a Client just outside of Guelph ON

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Purchase general and specialized equipment, materials or business services for use or for further
processing by the company
 Assess requirements and develop specifications for equipment, materials and supplies to be purchased.
 Invite tenders, consult with suppliers and review quotations
 Determine or negotiate contract terms and conditions, award supplier contracts or recommend contract awards
 Establish delivery schedules, monitor progress and contact clients and suppliers to resolve problems
 Involved in business unit to resolve quality, commercial or servicing issues with suppliers.
 Ongoing negotiations with supplier’s to ensure servicing incentives are identified.
 Identify strategic suppliers and purchasing initiatives as part of our continuous improvement program.
 Outsourcing projects which include breaking down components to establish target costs, processing RFQ’s, request for proposals and sourcing new suppliers.
 Be an advocate for safety by ensuring all safety procedures and policies are adhered to as per provincial
standards.
 Oversee that current SDS are on hand for all raw materials being used in the plant
 Maintain supplier files consisting of contract requirements and agreements, and correspondence between our client and the supplier
 Review raw material inventories daily and initiate purchase orders to optimize inventory levels.
 Develop in depth knowledge of several industries, their capabilities and products to effectively negotiate
price and supply
 Develop and maintain suppliers who will provide the proper quality product at the required time for the most economical price
 Maintain database for suppliers in MRP system
 Assist in resolution of supplier corrective action request with QA department
 Additional duties as assigned

SKILLS REQUIRED:
 Strong negotiating skills with experience dealing with international suppliers
 The ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and tight
deadlines
 Computer literacy. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook.
 Ability to prioritize activities as required.
 Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational and leadership skills.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
 Materials Management (purchasing program) or Business Administration diploma/Degree, or equivalent
experience
 Minimum 5+ years in a purchasing role
 Experience procuring metals/rubber
 APIC or PMAC (Purchasing Management Association of Canada) Designation preferred

To Apply Please send your resume to [email protected]

We are proud to support the full inclusion of persons with disabilities as set out in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. We are committed to ensuring the workplace is free from discrimination. During our hiring process, we will notify job applicants that accommodations are available upon request. If a selected job applicant requests accommodation, we will consult with the individual and provide or arrange for the appropriate accommodation taking into account the applicant’s disability-related needs.

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