Parts Purchaser
Glover International Trucks Ltd. - Red Deer, AB

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The Parts Purchaser is responsible for minimizing our inventory cost and optimizing our inventory levels through their purchasing decisions and is responsible for the following:

  • Evaluating inventory levels and forecasting inventory requirements.
  • Reviewing inventory reports to identify trends and opportunities.
  • Purchasing parts as needed to maintain sufficient inventory.
  • Scheduling parts purchases to ensure adequate parts availability (i.e. lead time)
  • Performing inventory counts and checks to verify inventory levels.
  • Arranging for the disposal of unwanted inventory (i.e. auction).
  • Assisting with parts sales as required.
  • Aiding in the creation of pricing strategies and price matrices.
  • Handling all warranty claims with suppliers.
  • Ensuring all parts purchased meet or exceed OEM and legislated standards.
  • Working with branch locations to optimize bulk purchases.
  • Maintaining a professional appearance and a safe, clean work environment.
  • Following all company policies and procedures.

Qualifications that a candidate MUST possess in order to gain consideration for this position:

  • Previous experience in the Medium / Heavy Duty truck, automotive industry.
  • High degree of product and technical knowledge.
  • Must be a team player with a demonstrated commitment to the company and our customers.
  • Must be self starter and be able to handle competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must conduct his / her self in a professional manner.
  • Must have superior problem solving skills to achieve a win-win solutions.

Qualifications that are WANTED in a candidate:

  • Ability to use Microsoft programs and applications.
  • ADP accounting software experience.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • The ability to communicate and work with suppliers.
  • Strive for respect and teamwork within all departments.
  • Able to utilize manufacturer and supplier websites.