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Post Date
Feb. 19, 2020

Job ID
1052
Job Title
Buyer/Scheduler
Type
Permanent

Location
Niagara, ON.
Salary

Position Description
Our client, a local manufacturer specializing in premium, high performance construction products is seeking an experienced Buyer/Scheduler to add to their growing team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for purchasing, coordinating inventory levels and production scheduling.  As a team member, you will contribute to a safe, clean, organized and functional environment. The adherence to company policies and implementation of strong processes and procedures is required to ensure continued supply of materials and finished products.  The position is not limited to the description below and it is expected that the individual brings good judgment and enthusiasm to all tasks.

Education
  • Post-secondary diploma
  • APICS Certification an asset
  • 5 years’ experience in Purchasing/Scheduling
  • Math, statistics and analytical thinking skills
  • Strength in planning and organizing
  • Demonstrates accountability and responsibility
  • Advanced computer proficiency, ERP Systems (ABAS preferred) ,Outlook, MS Word, Excel applications
  • Strong networking, negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven leadership abilities - Integrity
  • Customer focused (internal and external)
  • Problem solving and decision-making ability
  • Emphasizes teamwork and collaboration.
  • Fluent in reading and writing English (French and German an asset)
  • Ability to support and train staff
 

Requirements
Purchasing and Inventory Management:
  • Ensure full understanding and compliance of company policies and procedures
  • Maintain proper levels of raw material and packaging inventory to ensure ability to run any product and monitor supplier lead times
  • Ensure proper ordering and inventory levels of produced products, follow up on delivery timing and maintain and coordinate offsite warehouse inventory
  • Maintain best pricing, top quality, and documents for suppliers
  • Develop purchasing procedures to capture proper inventory levels, ongoing price review, product demand changes and certified supplier documentation
  • Monitor Sales of all products to maintain raw material inventory levels
  • Maintain accurate and current Supplier/Inventory information in ABAS (MRP), ensure timely entering of received goods and production results
  • Implement cycle counts to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Maintain, report and improve on monthly KPI’s
  • Work with the Logistics Department to ensure proper handling and storage of product
Scheduling:
  • Plan/execute production schedules to optimize production efficiency and meet customer needs in the most effective manner
  • Schedule all production lines and third-party value-added suppliers
  • Determine and maintain appropriate inventory levels of finished product
  • Monitor Sales of all products to maintain optimal finished product inventory levels
  • Monitor equipment capacities to ensure ability to maintain supply
  • Communicate any changes to the production department to ensure ongoing manpower needs are met
  • Aid in Operations strategy, learn and understand the production process and maintenance planning
  • Assume responsibility for other tasks and projects as they occur

Additional Information
Please send your resume and cover letter to:  christinep@theburkegroup.com