Assistant Buyer & Expeditor

  • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Type: Exec | Professional
  • Job #19851


Are you looking for an opportunity where – under direct mentorship – you will help design processes and systems on the ground floor of a new project? Do you want to build your skills in a growing business that always invests in itself? 

As the Assistant Buyer & Expeditor, you will work directly with the department manager to help maintain the flow of materials into the manufacturing environment. 

Our client is an expanding local manufacturer that has invested in a new and larger facility to meet the demands of its expanding business; it has experienced growth rates between 10 and 20 percent in recent years. If you want a company that will grow alongside your professional skills, connect with Dan or apply below today. 

* Facilitate the acquisition and flow of purchased materials for manufacturing
* Regularly interact with suppliers to expedite current and outstanding purchase orders to maintain adequate lead times
* Verify receipt of materials, analyze incoming shipments and packing slips to validate accuracy, or follow up with suppliers on errors or shortages
* Collect, analyze, and summarize data to identify trends within the supply chain, including purchasing, inventory, shipping, and receiving 
* Follow up on vendor credits, back orders, substitutions, chargebacks, shipping charges, damaged goods, or invoice discrepancies
* Support the coordination of quarterly inventory counts and settle any variances

* 1+ years combined experience in purchasing, inventory, or material handling – preferably in the manufacturing sector
* Proven experience overseeing the flow of raw materials into production
* Working knowledge of inventory cycle counts
* Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Work, and Outlook) and ERP systems
* Lean manufacturing training or experience supporting lean initiatives
* Strong analytical and communication skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities

* The company launched a new employee-development program
* A go-to manufacturer in its industry
* A fast-paced environment where each order is unique

Send a resume (quoting job number 19851) to DAN LABELLE, Senior Recruitment Consultant, at [email protected] or call 204.926.3514

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