procurement specialist in burlington

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Our client in the Burlington area has partnered with Randstad Engineering in their search for a Procurement Specialist to join their team! In this role, you would oversee the daily purchasing activities in this fast paced environment.

Specific responsibilities would include:
- Purchasing materials based on inventory levels according to suppliers terms and agreements
- Follow up with suppliers to resolve supply shortages, missed deliveries, order errors and notify planning of the issues in timely basis
- Sourcing products, identifying & qualifying vendors
- Identify and implement cost savings through spend analysis, supplier negotiations, business resourcing, and other purchasing methods
- Prepare & issue purchase orders, follow up on order status & delivery, communicate delays
- Ensure accuracy and completeness of POs and their attachments and obtain proper approval
- Manage and maintain orders to meet internal volume and production needs.
- Obtain price quotations from suppliers, compare, negotiate if need be, and prepare purchase orders as needed
- Develop, maintain and build supplier relationships
- Source carriers for shipments
- Prepare documentation (BOL, customs documents for inbound and outbound shipments)
- Setup and maintenance of inventory database, inventory transfers

As a qualified candidate, you meet the following requirements:
- 2+ years of procurement experience in a manufacturing environment
- Experience with purchasing within metal manufacturing
- Post secondary education in related field
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent computer skills and experience with MS Office
- Experience in ERP/MRP systems with preference given to Microsoft Dynamics Nav
- Knowledge of NAFTA, Customs and Export Documentation and INCO terms

If you are interested in this opportunity, apply today! Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Randstad Professionals Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.