Buyer I – Day Shift: R1164701, R1165665
The Buyer will purchase goods, materials and services to ensure that the company’s operational needs are met. Negotiate price, ensure adherence to quality standards and ensure on time delivery of material to ensure continuity of supply chain. Buyer will lead, implement, and assist in the development of procurement strategies. Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery targets. Anticipate, negotiate, and execute deliveries on time. Ensures continuous supply of materials and communicate any supply problems which may propose a risk or impact to the business operations.
Requirements: Must have a High School Diploma or the equivalent (i.e. GED). Bachelor’s degree in a related field is an asset. Minimum of 1 year of experience managing relevant commodities is required. Certification(s) in APICS, CPIM and/or ISM is an asset. Minimum of 1 year of purchasing experience within the Aerospace industry or related industries. Experience in negotiating and purchasing material at $50,000 and above. Experience in inventory management of $250,000 and above. Experience in handling inventory spend of $1 million and above. Experience in SKU management of 250 and above. Experience in handling a minimum of 20 suppliers. Comprehensive understanding of products and categories of products. Broad-based knowledge of products, applications, and manufacturing practices. Minimum of 1 year of negotiation experience.