The Purchaser is responsible for the tactical procurement of commodities, supplies, equipment, and services to be used by the organization. The Purchaser coordinates his or her efforts with supervisors in order to maintain the appropriate level of inventory. This individual will utilize intermediate to advanced knowledge to purchase goods and services at the most favorable price for the Company, while simultaneously building and maintaining strategic relationships with key suppliers.
Provides supply chain management support to assigned project engineering and all Silent-Aire departments.
Independently conducting standard data capture, analyses and transactions, e.g., analyzing internal client requirements, reviewing purchase requisitions for goods to ensure compliance with purchasing procedures and user requirements, preparing routine bids and proposals, creating supporting spreadsheets, conducting more complex product and price comparisons, assisting in bid openings, obtaining quotes, etc.
Assisting with more complex investigations, documentation and analyses under the direction of senior staff.
Interacting with vendors and departments regarding procurement procedures and status of orders, e.g., expediting shipping and deliveries, price changes and vendor back orders.
Maintain and update vendor files and price lists for assigned commodity groups in accordance with established policies and procedures and audit guidelines/SOX requirements.
Support and assist with statistical and historical data, e.g., validating, reconciling, and processing receiving reports, vendor invoices and other payment documents
Assist with the continuous improvement of the supply chain management systems and processes
Provides supply chain management support to an all Silent-Aire departments, requiring sound technical knowledge and significant depth of knowledge within a limited scope.
Requires significant independence on standard assignments, assists senior staff in more complex work.
Interaction with production and operations personnel; verbal and written.
Office environment with manufacturing setting which require Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required when on shop floor.
Short overnight business trips may be required (10-20%)
Education and Experience:
Applicable Post-Secondary education, e.g., Purchasing/Supply Chain Management, Finance, Business Administration, etc.
5+ years of related experience in purchasing for industrial or manufacturing environment.
Meets requirements for entry into PMAC (CPP), APICS, and/or ISM accreditation,and enrollment in the program is an asset/preferred
Experience with purchasing and inventory control systems, SAGE 300 highly desirable.
Financial acumen and previous experience with sourcing and purchasing electrical and mechanical components is a plus.
Aptitude and communications skills related to developing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Able to form and maintain professional working relationships with both inside and outside vendors.
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