Vuteq Canada is a tier 1 automotive manufacturing organization, located in Woodstock, Ontario. We are proud to supply quality products to our customers – Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada and General Motors. We are a diverse team of skilled professionals, and pride ourselves in maintaining a culture that is inclusive, supportive and provides opportunities for growth.
We are currently looking for a Senior Buyer to join our team!
If you are looking to join a company with a friendly atmosphere, and a passionate team with limitless potential, Vuteq is the place for you!
Apply today to join the Vuteq team!
The Senior Buyer is responsible for controlling costs, negotiating contracts, contract management, building supplier relationships for the requirements and specification of parts/materials required by our customers. This individual also supports in leading activities for the department goals and objectives.
Duties & Responsibilities
Support overall purchasing strategy
Setting and achieving yearly cost reduction targets
Total cost analysis
Lead / Report / Facilitate weekly team meetings regarding progress of targets and goals
Request for quote (RFQ) activities; create RFQs, release to suppliers, cost analysis, provide feedback, complete/ review business award Ringisho
Negotiating; negotiate with suppliers to obtain best cost or improved service, work with suppliers to change their processes, benchmarking, and analysis
Building supplier relationships; quarterly meetings to review performance and cost reduction ideas, supplier site visits to ensure compliance and capability related to cost.
Support plant side activities such as new vendor set up, escalation process- material, quality, etc.
Project management: take lead on projects as assigned by manager, provide purchasing support to engineering and production areas
Must be able to understand the required specifications from customers by reviewing drawings (internal and external customers)
Support / maintain / kaizen purchasing procedures and policies
Lead / Support project schedules with purchasing team
Successful completion of a 2 – 3-year college diploma in Purchasing Materials Management/Supply Chain Operations/Business Program Equity or equivalent Business Program
Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) designation considered an asset
3 - 5 years of purchasing experience
1 - 2 years of automotive experience
Must have a valid driver’s license
Perks to joining our team!
Employer paid benefits - medical, dental, vision care, health care spending account
RRSP matching program
Paid sick and personal time + vacation time
Company provided uniforms and PPE
Opportunities for growth and career development
Ability to give back to the community and interact with other team members through various social events
Vuteq Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
Other companies may call this role: Senior Procurement Coordinator, Senior Purchasing Specialist, Senior Purchasing Coordinator