• Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #18560

PURCHASER (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Are you a self-motivated individual looking to expand on your purchasing experience? Do you have excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills? 

Our client, a locally owned and operated distribution company in Winnipeg, is hiring a Purchaser to join their growing team. This is a new position and will play a key role in developing supply chain growth strategies that meet customer demand.

As Purchaser, you will incorporate a customer-centric approach to enhancing the supply chain. In addition, it will be your job to set goals and develop the processes and standards. 

If you are driven to work together with a team to achieve departmental objectives, we want to hear from you! 

* Establish inventory control and replenishment through a min/max method
* Forecast and plan lead times with vendors to ensure materials are available to meet customer project demand
* Continually communicate with key suppliers and source secondary suppliers when necessary; this could be local, national, or international sourcing
* Generate purchase orders within the ERP system for components to meet customer project demands
* Lead supplier negotiations to ensure cost control and optimal pricing is being achieved
* Prepare internal reports: purchase order approvals, supplier statistics, and cost analysis

* 2-3 years of purchasing experience within a distribution, construction, or manufacturing company
* Proven ability to manage inventory and supplier lead times
* Track record of establishing and maintaining relationships with vendors, including negotiating terms and pricing
* Ability to meet demanding deadlines in a project-based environment
* A self-directed, adaptable, and highly collaborative personality

Send a resume (quoting job number 18560) to DAN LABELLE, Senior Recruitment Consultant at [email protected] or call 204.926.3514

* Opportunities for professional growth and development
* A dynamic workplace
* A company that excels at meeting customer needs

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