Buyer, Senior

Linamar Corp - Guelph, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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The Buyer, Senior position, under general supervision, responsible for selecting and negotiating with approved vendors and placing purchase orders in response to product requirements established by various departments within the organization. Additional responsibilities may give some guidance and direction to other Buyers.

Powering Vehicles, Motion, Work, and Lives since 1966.

Performance Expectations

  • Purchase general and specialized equipment, materials or business services for use or for further processing.
  • Assess requirements and develop specifications for equipment, materials and supplies to be purchased.
  • Invite tenders, consult with suppliers and review quotations.
  • Define 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.
  • Conduct ongoing negotiations with supplier’s contract’s to ensure servicing incentives are identified.
  • Participate with plants to identify strategic suppliers and purchasing initiatives.
  • Outsourcing projects which include breaking down components to establish target costs, processing RFQ’s, request for proposals and sourcing new suppliers.
  • Develop strategies for short and long term goals and objectives to effectively utilize corporate purchasing leverage through consolidation.
  • Analyze monthly sales for current and past years to identify seasonal variations in sales.
  • Calculate year-to-date sales, average inventory levels, inventory turnover rates and order fill rates to diagnose purchasing and distribution problems.
  • Negotiate contracts, resolve disputes, agreements, and terms with new suppliers and existing suppliers.
  • Judge the quality of products and evaluate quality of service provided by suppliers.
  • Locate data in a variety of forms such as invoices, shipping receipts, special order request forms and new product information sheets.
  • Obtain data such as universal product codes, product descriptions and specifications, prices, discounts, taxes, and comments about suppliers and merchandising methods.
  • Experience with Tooling and MRO purchasing preferred

  • Post-Secondary education in Business, Materials Management or related field experience.
  • PMAC certification or minimum two years equivalent in purchasing and/or production planning/inventory control background.
  • Minimum three years previous experience in procurement functions in a manufacturing environment.
  • MRP/ERP experience considered an asset.
  • Use computer applications and communications software as needed.
Desired Characteristics

  • Able to communicate with co-workers, customers and suppliers about operational matters.
  • Possess ability to read and understand engineering drawings with the ability to communicate technical information to suppliers and engineers.
  • Ability to work independently in addition in teams with co-workers to ensure effective forecasting, product distribution and marketing.
What Linamar Has To Offer

  • Opportunities for career advancement.
  • Community based outreach supporting both local and global initiatives and charities.
  • Social committees and sports teams.
  • Discounts for local vendors and events, including auto supplier discounts.
About Us

Linamar Corporation is a Canadian diversified global manufacturing company of highly engineered products across global industries & markets. From the entrepreneurial seeds planted by our dynamic founder, to the support provided along the way, all Linamar employees are poised for success in this fast-paced and rapidly growing environment. With access to the tools you need to succeed, you will make an impact along with other motivated and engaged people.

Linamar is committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Linamar will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability in an appropriate and effective manner throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Accommodations will be provided upon request.