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National Buyer - 3+ Month Contract to Permanent

Job Highlights

About the Opportunity

  • Review and analyze material requirements daily to enable the creation of purchase orders and warehouse transfers
  • Ensure system data integrity regarding item forecast, supplier lead times, and other critical order and replenishment parameters
  • Drive best-in-class customer fill rates while ensuring optimal levels of inventory
  • Monitor inventory levels and sales trends, then take the appropriate action to minimize the risk of obsolescence.  Inventory returns, PO cancellations, internal transfers, etc. 
  • Maintain relationships with a defined set of suppliers, establishing a foundation of trust, open communication, and accountability
  • Set expectations with suppliers regarding communication, performance, responsiveness, and other key facets of the working relationship
  • Participate in meetings with key suppliers and to provide feedback on performance and set improvement targets for the future
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal customers and suppliers, working collaboratively to resolve problems and take advantage of opportunities
  • Play a key role in the business change management process, phasing in new items and phasing out the old
  • Support the expediting team with escalations related to critical items, shortages, and customers
  • Support the expediting team with escalations related to receiving discrepancies (i.e., overages, shortages, damaged)
  • Other duties as assigned

About You:

  • University or College degree in the field of Business/Supply Chain Management/Engineering or other relevant discipline 
  • 3+ years of Supply Chain related experience, preferably in a distribution environment 
  • Excellent command of Microsoft tools, specifically Excel (i.e., Pivot Tables, PowerPoint, etc.) 
  • In-depth experience using a business ERP system such as Epicor, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, or similar.
  • Strong analytical skills and proven ability to analyze data trends with the use of reporting tools (ex. Excel) and initiate action from findings
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask and prioritize effectively
  • You possess both the ability to think strategically and the diligence to execute tactically
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service orientation
  • Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Passionate about data management and data integrity
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to present data in a clear and succinct manner supporting business decision making
  • You have the initiative, adaptability, and problem-solving skills to work in an ambiguous and dynamic work setting
  • Excellent judgment, decision-making, integrity, honesty, and professionalism

Hourly Rate 
Up to $35/hour 

How to Apply 
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #387645

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role. 

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National Buyer - 3+ Month Contract to Permanent

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