Jr. Buyer

Fleet Canada Inc. - Fort Erie, ON (26 days ago)

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Work to be performed:

The following reflects the principal duties and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements, nor does it imply that all workers in this category perform all of these functions.

  • Place/amend purchase orders as required.
  • Determine quantities/dates for materials to be purchased to MRP requirement.
  • Prepare/forward vendor RFQs for material, product, processing.
  • Determine suitable vendors with Fleet/customer specification approval.
  • May interview sales representatives, follow-up vendor contacts and occasional visits to same.
  • May negotiate or approve price changes and analyze purchases to recommend improvement, availability and price of materials to Manager.
  • Adjust claims for vendor and/or carrier.
  • May follow market trends and report on market commodities in order to detect early development of lead time.
  • Maintain liaison with vendors and other related departments.
  • Expedite deliveries to assure costs and delivery targets are achieved.
  • Ensure that vendors respond to schedule demands to avoid in-house production line delays or stoppages.
  • Collect and prepare information for reports.
  • Assist the work of other personnel in the materials, purchasing or production control areas.
  • Issue/amend Goods Received reports.
  • Maintain department filing systems.
  • Monitor shop orders held for material and issue to stores upon receipt of material; also determine shop orders to be split.
  • Prepare Returned Material Orders.
  • Action Vendor Rejection Reports.
  • Monitor/expedite/reschedule PO dates per MRP reports.
  • Initiate/maintain subcontract reports.
  • Create/amend item masters.
  • Arrange inbound shipments of procured goods when necessary, including freight estimates.
  • May perform other related duties as required by the company

Job Type: Full-time