Buyer – Montreal, QC  

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager, the role of Buyer is integral to the continued success of our business. The position allows for both individual and professional growth by working in an environment that thrives off innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement. This is an opportunity to have a lasting impact on a century-old industry leader focused on healthcare, hospitality and sustainability.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Review forecasts and make purchasing decisions for inventory replenishment
  • Create Purchase Orders and continuous follow-up to ensure timely deliveries from overseas partners
  • Perform some price negotiations and positively contribute to vendor relationships
  • Collaborate with Quality Control department to perform accurate and timely verification of pre-production and production samples
  • Create new items in ERP and maintain integrity of product descriptions, pricing and SKU nomenclature
  • Adjust and update regularly Purchase Order ETAs in ERP and communicate changes to Sales Team, Customer Service, Warehouse, and Supply Chain
  • Support R&D initiatives by acting as a liaison with manufacturing partners identified as product category captains
  • Respond to Sales and Customer Service teams’ questions pertaining to inventory status, lead times or product information

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 3 years in a purchasing or inventory management role
  • Bilingual written and verbal: English and French (Any of Mandarin, Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi would be an asset)
  • Experience with Netsuite by Oracle would be an asset
  • Ability to creatively problem solve
  • Strong Communicator who can effectively and efficiently get a message across both verbally and written
  • High level of organization
  • Understanding of Demand Planning and Supply Planning