SENIOR BUYER – Industrial Manufacturing

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23 Aug 2018  Anywhere

SENIOR BUYER – Industrial Manufacturing

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Job Description

Our Client is currently looking for a Senior Buyer to join their team in the Maritimes.

Responsibilities will include:

• Developing relationships with key suppliers of raw materials

• Maintenance purchasing

• Negotiating formal supply contracts with vendors

• Identifying cost reduction opportunities and conducting market validations of current arrangements by obtaining competitive quotes and/or proposals

• Assisting in developing and implementing procedures for maximizing the use of purchasing software

• Providing monthly reports summarizing purchasing activity

• Ensuring availability of inventory while minimizing procurement costs

• Ensuring that suppliers meet performance measures in relation to quality, quantity and delivery requirements

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment. Professional purchasing accreditation and a post-secondary education in a related field would be considered assets. Your strong interpersonal skills combined with your proven negotiating skills and attention to detail will ensure your success in this role. You thrive in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and enjoy working with a variety of individuals.

To apply, please forward your resume via email to All correspondence will remain strictly confidential.

Job Categories: Purchasing and Supply Chain.

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