Overlay Veneer Buyer

Rockshield Engineered Wood Products - Cochrane, ON (14 months ago)

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Identification and recognition of the real needs for veneer supplies and the assurance of satisfaction of those needs at the lowest possible cost consistent with the best quality of goods required.

Job Duties:
Responsible for ensuring that veneer inventory is sufficient for sales and production.
Develop reliable alternate sources of supply to meet company/customer requirements.
Will negotiate veneer costs/programs/or return of veneer with suppliers.
To assure authority to question the quality and kind of material asked for in order that the best interests of the company may be served.
Maintaining a uniformed set of procedures in the warehouse.
Responsible for obtaining bids on material and negotiating terms and conditions.
Responsible for inventory counts and preparing veneer budget.
Ensuring the safety of everyone coming through the veneer warehouse.
Analyzing cost factors
Immediate supervisor to Veneer Warehouse personnel
Travel to veneer suppliers to enhance customer relations and inspect products.

Three [3] years of related experience
Possess the following personal qualities: integrity, creativity, high standards, commitment, ethical values, and achievement oriented
Excellent organizational, strategic, planning and implementing skills
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
Ability to problem solve, answer questions and make decisions
Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe products and e-mail required
High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts