Our client in Surrey is seeking a highly technical procurement specialist to join their team for this permanent opportunity.
In this role you will be responsible for daily purchasing of raw materials and plant supplies. In addition, you will be required to source new vendors, build lasting vendor relationships, negotiate prices and requisitions.
The buyer will also assist the shipping and receiving department working with PO receiving, including material batching.
Moreover, you will be coordinating with the production scheduler on all material requirements and any material issues in a proactive manner.
The buyer role also includes verification of vendor invoices, inventory problem solving, material batching and tagging, inventory counts, and facilitating communication across numerous departments.
The ideal candidate will have a PMAC or SCMP designation, education in Metallurgy and have working experience with visual manufacturing software and advanced Excel. This is a fast paced, high volume, high stress work environment.
The successful Buyer must be flexible and adaptable.
The ideal Buyer will have 5+ years experience in a similar role.
The Purchasing Manager must be able to handle emergency orders, be able to quickly source needs and must be able to maintain the uninterrupted flow of materials in accordance with the production schedule.