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Buyer

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

Posted: December 21st, 2020

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Source and negotiate price and delivery for assigned DS parts, projects, supplies, or services. Issue purchase orders, releases or contracts for them subject to the authorization of the General Manager as required.
  • Work with fellow buyers and management to continuously develop the existing supplier base using tools such as direct negotiations, VA/VE and long term agreements. Develop new suppliers for existing parts both domestic and international that can add value to DS.
  • Gather, analyse, and effectively present supplier data.  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 and sample deliveries, program timing and deliverables, capacity studies, and IMDS.
  • Communicate with customers to resolve any issues.
  • Keep the APQP Manager and other appropriate personnel informed of any new or pertinent supplier changes.

Education and Experience:

  • Completion of a 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.
  • 3-5 years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment that may be similar to the automotive industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with suppliers.
  • Good working knowledge of purchasing and MRP systems.
  • Excellent problem solving techniques and methods.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees both within the organization and with customers, suppliers, sub-contractors, engineers, etc.
  • Computer skills in the area of word processing, spreadsheets, databases and project management.

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.

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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