Purchasing Officer

EXM Manufacturing Ltd - Mississauga, ON (23 days ago)

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Job Description

The Planner Buyer will coordinate the sourcing activities of raw materials and production supplies under his/her responsibility in accordance with production needs, while respecting company standards, policies and values. In addition, he/she will coordinate the planning of production product lines under his/her responsibility according to customer orders and production planning, while maintaining appropriate inventory levels of finished products.

Planning and Inventory Control

  • Create production plans in accordance with production needs and plant capacity while maintaining updates to the system
  • Conduct regular analysis of inventory stocks to avoid out of stock items and minimize inventory write-offs
  • Review the available production capacity and make the necessary adjustments to the production plan
  • Calculate optimal safety stock levels and re-order points to meet the needs of sales and maximize inventory turns
  • Manage exceptional cases (urgent orders, out of stock...)
  • Maintain daily contact with the Customer Service and the Production Supervisor to ensure that delivery dates are respected;
  • Manage the introduction of new products with various internal clients (Production, R & D, Marketing)


  • Planning and inventory management of raw materials based on ABC classification
  • Placing purchase orders to meet production requirements
  • Monitor On-Time delivery with suppliers and carriers
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers

Other responsibilities

  • Review parameters in the ERP system to optimize its use
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects
  • Other related tasks


  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Comprehensive experience with an ERP system and production management is a requirement
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint


  • Must possess ability to think ahead, be methodical and critically analyse data based on multiple variables.
  • Must be organized and orderly to maintain complete and accurate records, detail oriented.
  • Must be flexible to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and a variable workload.
  • Professionalism, diplomacy, reliability, ability to work with others to provide quality support to internal and external clients.
  • Can-do attitude; positive and cheerful disposition.
  • Strong Emotional Intelligence skills– ability to recognize and manage your emotions, and the emotions of other people, both individually and in groups.


  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, and RSSP benefits after 3 months of continuous service.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time


  • Purchasing: 1 year (Preferred)