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Sr. Buyer

  • Location

    Abbotsford, BC

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-1811-11262

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-28

Horizon Recruitment is seeking an experienced Sr. Buyer for our client in Abbotsford, BC. Our client requires a skilled procurement professional to assist the organization with its ongoing demand. The Buyer will be purchasing a range of specialized products and will also be maintaining vendor relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Procure products for use in the regular operations
  • Assist in troubleshooting any irregular situations or problems with immediate manager as they arise.
  • Initiate and participate in the development of procurement strategies responsive to requirements and to maintain capable and competitive sources of supply.
  • Examine possibilities for cost savings through alternate sourcing.
  • Gather information for the preparation or review of tendering documents as required.

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of procurement experience.
  • Experience procuring electronics in an industrial setting is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in data management
  • Requires knowledge of business computer applications, and communications.
  • Requires a good knowledge of English, both oral and written, to facilitate negotiations and to maintain an effective relationships with suppliers.
  • Requires purchasing experience and ability to identify regulatory and safety-related items, schedule and monitor procurement transactions, expedite and provide status information on deliveries, and organize and chair meetings.
  • Requires experience utilizing computer software applications, databases, spreadsheets, reports, and an electronic workstation

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.