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Junior Buyer

Location: Multimatic Ride Dynamics, East Gwillimbury, Ontario, Canada

Posted: February 17th, 2021

Position Overview:

Multimatic Ride Dynamics  (MRD) is one of the newest of Multimatic’s North American divisions. Multimatic Ride Dynamics is looking for a Junior Buyer who will be responsible for improving company profitability through the development of existing production suppliers. Purchase materials to support the company's needs in accordance with company policies, customer specifications, and provincial and federal laws and regulations.

Plant Address:

Multimatic Ride Dynamics - 1100 Stackhouse Road, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 8E4, Canada

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review requisitions and enter into the SAP system to generate purchase orders.
  • Contact vendors and evaluate the bids offered by suppliers.
  • Aid with various purchasing procedures to support the budget.
  • Evaluate cost saving opportunities.
  • Support implementation of cost saving initiatives and opportunities.
  • Administer and manage Purchasing Databases/Systems (i.e. Document Control and File Structure, Supplier Performance, Supplier Surveys, etc).
  • Monitor and record vendor performance against agreed upon price, delivery, and quality standards and industry pricing to maintain the best possible overall profitability for the company.
  • Issue purchase orders as required subject to the authorization of the Purchasing Manager, Assistant General Manager or General Manager.
  • Advise other departments on pricing or price changes, product delivery, new or improved materials or methods that may improve or be incorporated into company products, material restrictions and correct Purchasing or Materials Control Procedures required to accomplish their own projects.
  • Review all purchasing transactions to ensure compliance of the company and government regulations as well as good moral values and business ethics.
  • Follow all departmental and general procedures where applicable.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the General Manager and/or Department Manager.
  • Abide by all company safety rules, responsibilities, policies, and procedures including the legislative requirements of the OHSA.
  • Work in compliance and conform to the Environment and ISO 14001 and IATF 16949 standards.
  • Adopt and practice Kaizen principles; participate in Kaizen and GEAR activities.

Education and Experience:

  • A college diploma in the area of purchasing or materials management.
  • Actively working towards a Purchasing designation (SCMP or equivalent).
  • 1-2 years of experience in the manufacturing industry.
  • Basic computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and MRP concepts.
  • Excellent people skills to enable amicable vendor and interdepartmental relationships within the purchasing department.
  • Excellent communication skills in regards to written reports, and telephone manners.
  • Strong problems solving techniques and abilities.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, as well as a friendly work environment. Learn more about us at www.multimatic.com.

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

Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing date for applications is March 1st 2021

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.
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