As the world’s number one distributor of heating, plumbing, industrial, and waterworks supplies, we know that talented people are essential to maintaining our success in the future.
Wolseley Canada provides an environment where employees can take their skills, talents, experience and interests to the next level to grow professionally and build rewarding careers.
Wolseley Canada offers many challenging and diverse career opportunities in our local branch networks and throughout our Regional and Corporate offices across Canada.
We are driven to achieve results, collaborate with each other to determine the best course of action, hold ourselves accountable at all times and demonstrate resilience when new challenges come our way.
Does this sound like you? Do you want to make a difference and grow your career? If so, then come join our talented and high performing team.
James Electric Motor Services Ltd, a division of Wolseley Canada Inc, is a sales and service center for Pumps, Motors, Fans and Blowers . Based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the company has been servicing customers since 1974. It started as a small motor rewind shop with four employees and have grown since. At James Electric our huge inventory and expert staff will be able to offer you the ability to redesign and rebuild motors, pumps, fans and blowers to your exact specifications. Our extensive inventory consists of replacement bearings, seals, shafts, impellers, gaskets, fans, controls, motors, and other replacement parts for immediate service.
Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the Purchasing Agent/Buyer will be responsible for ensuring the timely and effective flow of inventory into James Electric, in alignment with company and departmental objectives.
Understanding all lines assigned to purchase; building the best relationship with the vendors, and ensuring all daily commitments to the supply chains are met including, but not limited to, inventory replenishment and branch requests
Working with Inventory Control, reviewing items for replenishment from vendors and expediting vendor POs
Reviewing purchase requests from sales and service personnel and submitting purchase order to supplier
Forecasting future demand using analytical tools
Following up with supplier in regards to outstanding purchases orders including backorders and updating expected dates in system
Working with Sales and Service Departments in regards to incoming return authorizations
Working with the Warehouse Department in regards to outgoing return authorizations
Consistently displaying a customer service attitude toward the internal branch customer and demonstrating the ability to identify areas for improvement and suggest solutions to meet the customer/branch expectations
Representing the company in a professional manner at all times, ensuring quality customer service
Abiding by all policies, rules, and regulations of the company including all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures
A minimum of two (2) years related experience in purchasing/buying
CSCMP (Certified Supply Chain Management Professional) Certification is an asset
Understanding of transportation requirements such as courier and LTL
Understanding of cross border documentation
Working knowledge of Windward System 5 is an asset
Distribution/Supply chain experience is an asset
Proficiency using a variety of Microsoft Office applications including: Excel and Outlook
Working knowledge of purchasing, warehouse and inventory control policies, processes and procedures
The ability to adapt to change and self-awareness