Carmanah ~ Reporting to the Manager, Supply Chain, the core responsibility of this position is to analyze and execute overall material requirements and schedules with internal customers based on construction, engineering and maintenance schedules. This position is also responsible for developing purchasing plans to meet these requirements and identifying and determining the best sources for materials and services.
Working with company departments to determine supply needs and time-lines
Monitoring and managing material deliveries to anticipate and prevent shortages
Managing the supplier selection process and generate supplier performance reports
Preparing requests for bids which provide accurate and detailed information to potential vendors
Preparing purchase orders based on approved material requisitions, verifying specifications and prices; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items
Seeking price quotes from multiple vendors and negotiating to secure the lowest price available on goods of comparable quality
Developing and awarding purchase orders or contracts based on agreed to terms and conditions
Obtaining required items by forwarding purchase orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders
Monitoring orders in progress to ensure items are delivered according to the time-line and specifications
Verifying items have been correctly received and resolving shipments in error with suppliers
Providing purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends
Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years purchasing experience within a materials management environment
Post-Secondary Education in Supply Chain Management or Business is preferred
Established progress towards certification or designation within PMAC (Purchasing Management Association of Canada) is preferred
Strong oral and written communications skills
Proven negotiation skills
The ability to work under time constraints and in demanding situations
The ability to work independently as well as on a team
Working knowledge of the Microsoft Word, Excel and QuickBooks
Construction, electrical and plumbing knowledge preferred
Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Carmanah Technologies Corporation also provides an excellent benefits package. If you are interested in this position, please send your application to email@example.com .
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