BUYER, ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the direction of the Strategic Sourcing & Purchasing Manager, the incumbent ensures the smooth running and monitoring of purchases for the entire company. He/She is always looking for ways to reduce costs while meeting deadlines and quality standards. He/She works with the sales, engineering and production departments to set priorities in order to meet deadlines.

 

Responsibilities

  • Negotiate prices and terms of delivery;
  • Organize and oversee purchasing activities by initiating bid solicitations;
  • Verify vendor submissions;
  • Place equipment orders and follow up with suppliers;
  • Keep the register of tenders received, price lists and orders in progress;
  • Research and find original and alternative approaches to delivery problems;
  • If necessary, make visits to suppliers during the production of parts.
  • Search for new suppliers
  • Work closely with the team on orders, scheduled deliveries and parts return;
  • Work closely with accounting by providing the information needed to pay invoices;
  • Track complaints and nonconformity;
  • Oversee the analysis and replacement of obsolete products;
  • Maintain business relationships with suppliers;
  • Perform any other related duties related to these responsibilities.

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • DEC in Administration or Supply;
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a manufacturing company with purchasing of electrical and electronic components;
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (Genius system is a plus);
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is essential.

 

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt quickly to various situations;
  • Sense of analysis, organization and planning;
  • Demonstrate initiative, discipline and meticulousness;
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects at once;
  • Knowledge of the MS Office Suite.

SPONTANEOUS APPLICATION

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