Procurement Buyer

North York - Ontario - Canada - Life Sciences & Health Care - Pharmaceutical - Project Management & Services - Academic Bachelor

TheProcurement Buyer/Planner has the primary responsibility of ensuring material availability to support the maintenance schedule. Other responsibilities include managing inventory levels, supporting material/product level revisions, interacting/coordinating with suppliers on a variety of topics, and supporting other business functions as required. This is a 1 year contract position.

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Sinead McLaughlin, Account manager

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About this role

Responsibilities

  • Place purchase orders with suppliers for the procurement of MRO material as required by MRP and reactive work order requests.
  • Monitor status of open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all materials, including timely resolution, communication and mitigation of future potential problems
  • Expedite or defer orders as required based on schedule/inventory changes
  • Determine and establish optimal inventory levels based on forecast, demand variation and material lead times
  • Coordinate material flows throughout product/BOM changes, obsolescence, and the introduction of new suppliers and/or materials due to new product development
  • Facilitate the inter-company flow or materials between warehouse locations
  • Manage and resolve issues regarding PO to invoice discrepancies, returns and quality problems with suppliers
  • Provide back-up support for supply chain functions including shipping, receiving, material handling, cycle counting and other duties as assigned
  • Setup & maintain material master system planning parameters (MOQ, lead time, safety stocks)
  • Collaborate with internal customers and provide a high level of customer service, including recommending solutions, resources, and alternative supply options
  • Ensure and promote compliance to Company and Procurement policies and procedures

About you

Requirements

  • BS/BA in Supply Chain, Business, Logistics or relevant experience
  • 3-6 years of experience in a buyer/planner/material scheduler role (required)
  • Expert applied knowledge of forecasting, MRP, transportation, supply chain, inventory management and warehousing disciplines
  • Proficient with MS Office suite – advanced skills with MS Excel
  • Strong sense of urgency & attention to detail
  • Excellent organization, communication and follow-up skills
  • Able to influence others & manage conflict
  • Ability to self-direct and take constructive action in ambiguous situations
  • Extremely high standards of excellence
  • Analytical with a methodical approach to problem solving
  • Experience establishing and employing demand-pull material planning methods

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.

Summary

  • Vacancy number: PUB255767
  • Location: North York
  • Market: Life Sciences & Health Care
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: Pharmaceutical
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Saturday, April 11, 2020
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Sinead McLaughlin

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

+1 403 539 5009

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