Reporting to the Manager, procurement operations, you will be responsible for the timely placement of purchase orders and delivery of materials.
Prepare quotations and purchase orders for subcontracted and finished machined parts.
Processes requisitions for supplies, researches products, clarifies specifications, documents competitive bidding, types purchase orders.
Negotiates requirements for pre-production samples, spare parts, customized technical literature, and patent and royalty protection.
Facilitates and ensure the steady progress to completion of a project by the efficient movement of materials, freight, etc. within our systems.
Makes sure that the required goods arrive at the appointed date in the agreed quality at the agreed location.
Follows up back orders, expedites delivery of orders, and makes special arrangements for delivery; communicates to the department the expected delivery date.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with suppliers, evaluate vendor performance, utilizes different vendor sources to fill as directed.
Deals with vendors and manufacturers, which often involves persuading potential vendors to undertake the manufacture of custom-designed items according to complex and rigid specifications.
Maintain tracking system for controlling issue and return of materials
Maintain a good working relationship with other departments such as planning, production and engineering.
College studies diploma in Procurement Management
Minimum of 2-3 years related buying experience with an (OEM) Original Equipment Manufacturer, ideally within the valve or pressure vessel industry, machined components, forgings, castings and fasteners.
Knowledge of machining and ability to understand drawings and specifications
Experience within MRP and Microsoft Office environment
Good knowledge of Word and Excel
Familiar with material specifications such as ASTM.
Organizational skills, ability to manage priorities and meet established deadlines
Bilingual (French and English)
Be persistent, autonomous and resourceful