Purchasing Agent (one year maternity contract)
The Door Company Ltd. - Metcalfe, ON

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The Door Company Ltd. located in Metcalfe is looking for a Buyer/Purchasing Agent to cover a maternity leave, beginning approximately Mid July.

Position summary and requirements:
Overall responsibility of all material procurement.
Generate and maintain purchase orders for materials as required using ERP system and tools ensuring quality, delivery and pricing expectations.
Continually update the status of aging purchase orders, follow up with suppliers for information on scheduled shipments to ensure timely delivery.
Ensure materials are available to prevent stock outages, yet maintain optimum inventory levels.
Survey market place for alternate vendor quotes to ensure competitiveness of existing vendors.
Maintain the inventory management system.
Find and implement methods to improve inventory turn times.
Ensure all material codes and prices are updated in the ERP system.
Liaise and co-ordinate with various departments (sales, operations, finance and remote offices).
Develop and maintatin performance indicators for vendors.
Lead continuous improvement purchasing initiatives.
Maintain a professional relationship with vendors and customers.
Work with operations and accounting to review non-conformances or pricing discrepancies.
Ad-hoc data entry and other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:
Must have 5 years buying experience
Experience managing purchasing of $2-5M annually
Proficiency with MS office (excel, word, access) ERP and MRP systems
Degree or Diploma in Business and previous related business experience
CPP would be considered an asset
PMAC Membership beneficial
Overhead Door experience an asset


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