AWS/CES is hiring an Indirect Buyer in Vaughan, ON

Location: Vaughan, ON

Salary: $90K

This is a direct hire position.

Job Summary: Responsible for the purchase of MRO supplies, Manufacturing Consumables, Plant Services, Capital, Equipment & Tooling and services related to duties, legal obligations and import/export requirements.

Required Education and Experience:
 Post-Secondary Diploma is preferred in the following:
 Certified Professional Purchaser, or minimum 5 years direct technical and commercial purchasing experience,
specializing in automotive manufacturing
 Enrolled in Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) and/or Professional Development Program
 Fluent in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook etc.)
 High level of time management and mathematical skills
 Strong negotiation and organizational skills and ability to work independently
 Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills / Excellent customer service skills

Essential Functions:
 Negotiate favorable contracts for all NON-production related purchases including MRO, Plant Services and
Tooling & Capital, as well as issues related to the purchase such as duties, legal obligation and import/export
 Communicate with vendors and suppliers to obtain pricing, availability and delivery
 Expedite delivery of goods and services to users
 Enforce 100% on-time delivery requirements, 100% on-time / on-budget launches
 Maintain a positive contribution to the quality, customer satisfaction and company profitability
 Responsibility for profitability for all purchased items as it relates to price variance, and material defect disposition.
 Achieve annual cost reduction goals.
 Achieve commercial contract targets (payment terms, inventory, etc.)
 Manage strategic sourcing process, approve req’s, create po’s according to P&P.
 Manage tool crib supplies, issuing releases to suppliers via MRP.
 Manage MRO inventory.
 Achieve minority spending goal.
 Identify and lead cost reduction activities.
 Commercial lead with suppliers.
 Attend APQP meetings and ensure that all critical spares are in place prior to launch.
 Maintain supplier rating system continuously evaluating supplier’s delivery and quality performance
 Work with under-performing suppliers to improve, or locate alternate supplier
 Maintains procurement records such as copies of quotes, delivery records, approves invoices for payment
 Perform cycle counts as required and participates in regular wall-to-wall inventory reconciliation
 Manage all MRO inventory for program build-outs.

If you are interested in this position please email me your resume to [email protected]



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