Reporting directly to the Supervisor, Commodities Purchasing the Junior Purchaser/Systems Administrator is primarily responsible for the administration of the purcahsing ERP system while also acting as purchaser for IT products and services.
Function as the system administrator for the commodities purchasing department’s software procurement tool
Facilitate the development and testing of the procurement tool in order to expand procurement of commodities to additional divisions of the company
Troubleshoot, resolve and act as the primary contact for issues users encounter while using the procurement tool – includes providing system training
Provide procurement reporting and analytics to various internal business stakeholders on a periodic basis
Assist in the purchasing of IT products and services including PC’s, peripherals, accessories and software licensing
Assist in the purchasing of telecom products and services including wireless, wire-line, long distance, audio conferencing and data solutions
Support the Corporate Commodities Purchasing Supervisor to ensure employees are in compliance with company negotiated rate programs amongst various commodities
Assist the Corporate Commodities Purchasing Supervisor in cost reduction initiatives
Other duties as required.
Completed College Diploma or University Degree in Business/Commerce.
Minimum of 1-2 years of purchasing experience combined with high level experience working in an ERP system.
Must be proficient with MS Office programs.
Understanding of the technology field including knowledge of IT hardware and software
Strong attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly are essential
Must have excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment under tight deadlines.
Patient and positive attitude in dealing with others