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Senior Buyer

Location: Multimatic Dynamic Suspensions, East Gwillimbury, Ontario, Canada

Posted: March 15th, 2018

Position Overview:

Multimatic Dynamic Suspensions (MDS) is one of the newest of Multimatic’s North American divisions. It is a supplier of suspension parts and welded assemblies to the automotive industry, manufacturing front and rear lower control arms, links, stabilizer bars and various welded assemblies in a modern 240,000 square foot facility.

Multimatic Dynamic Suspensions is looking for a Senior Buyer that will be responsible to improve company profitability through the development of Suppliers. Purchase materials to support company's needs in accordance with company policies, customer specifications, provincial and federal laws and regulations.


Plant Address:

Multimatic Dynamic Suspensions
125 Corcoran Court
East Gwillimbury, Ontario
Canada L9N 0M8


Duties and Responsibilities:

Source and negotiate price and delivery for assigned MRO supplies and services. Issue purchase orders, releases or contracts for them; subject to the authorization of the General Manager where required.

Work with other buyers and management to continuously develop the supplier base using tools such as VA/VE and long term agreements.

Develop new suppliers that can add value to DS.

Work in compliance with ISO 14001 / TS16949 standards. Maintain due diligence in regard to environmental matters, minimise any potentially harmful accidents and work in compliance with ISO 14001. Follow the environmental guidelines for aspects as outlined in the job training requirements.

Works in compliance with all legislative requirements of the OHSA and is accountable for specific Health & Safety responsibilities, as outlined under “Safety & Environmental Responsibilities.

Data entry and report generation for APQP purposes; e.g. customer and department purchase orders, quoting, FSS cost tracking, engineering changes, etc…

Powerway and other customer systems administrator as required.

Check all customer websites on a regular basis related to APQP to ensure new information posted by the customer will be downloaded and reviewed by the APQP Department such as prototype/sample deliveries, program timing and deliverables, capacity studies, IMDS, etc…. Communicate with customers to resolve any issues.


Education and Experience:

Completion of a Community College Diploma or a University Degree. A professional designation in either Materials or Purchasing ( i.e. CPIM; C.P.P.; Plog). Additional experience may be substituted for some of the above.

Must have three to five years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment that may be similar to the automotive industry.

Demonstrated ability to work with Suppliers resulting in benefits to the organization.

Good working knowledge of Purchasing and MRP systems.

Computer skills in the area of Word processing, Spreadsheets, databases and Project Management.


If you are interested in this position, Click on "apply now" below and send us your cover letter and resume.


We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.