Purchaser – Leamington

Purchaser – Leamington

Job ID: 80132
Leamington, ON
  • Direct Hire
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Wage: $55,000 - $60,000
  • Position specifics: Full time, direct position. Position is located in Leamington. Comprehensive benefits package. Full details to be provided at time of interview.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Manager of Resources, the Purchaser is responsible for the procurement of required materials.

Responsibilities include the following, but not limited to:

  • Tracking vendor evaluation and performance measurables
  • Maintenance of material planning fields in Sage 300 (ie. Min, max, etc)
  • Review and monitor inventory levels to satisfy stock product availability
  • Send out and analyze request for quotations and select or recommend suppliers with whom orders are to be placed
  • Work with Inside and Outside Sales to ensure timely communication of quotes
  • Ensure proper preparation of purchase orders
  • Follow up to expedite delivery and shipment
  • Development of sources of supply and expediting for raw materials, purchased parts and freight carriers
  • Responsible for keeping price records on purchased parts and raw materials
  • May visit vendors to improve relations and assess their facilities
  • Review and monitor material quality and follow up with vendors
  • Issue reports on price records, cost trends and lead times
  • Maintain tariff code fields on items
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned
  • Comply with and report to your Supervisor, any contravention of OHSA or Caxton Health and Safety polices


  • Post Secondary Education
  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience in buying preferred
  • Previous experience in the industrial manufacturing industry
  • International experience in sourcing and general business preferred.
  • Advanced MS Excel experience
  • Experience with Sage 300 a definite asset
  • Knowledge of software programs designed for the reporting, analysis, management and control of manufacturing operations such as ERP and MES systems would be highly beneficial.
  • Ability to manage time and workload independently and to cope with multiple priorities and the varying demands of a seasonal business is essential.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with team members at all levels including senior management is essential.
  • Able to connect with many different types of people and adjust approach accordingly is essential.
  • Ability to plan and execute conversations and written communications to obtain required outcomes is essential. Must have a pleasant, helpful and optimistic attitude along with a willingness to increase skills and knowledge base.


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