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Post Date
Apr. 29, 2021

Job ID
Job Title
Purchasing Agent
Permanent Full-time

Niagara Area

Position Description
Our client is currently looking to recruit a full-time Purchasing Agent to join their growing Finance & Administration (F&A) team at their Pelham, Ontario headquarters. Working with day-to-day direction from the Financial Controller, all members of F&A team report to the VP Finance and Administration

  • Diploma/degree (focus in accounting, business administration, or purchasing) and 2 years’ job experience; or alternatively 5+ years’ experience in a similar position
  • Proficiency with current Sage 50 Premium Accounting software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Proficiency with Windows file explorer, managing directories, subfolders, filenames
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken
  • Strong work ethic, honest, reliable, trustworthy, professional
  • Attention to detail, highly organized, multi-tasking, and works well under pressure
  • Friendly, team player, respectful of others
  • Proficiency with shipping and receiving, preparation of cross-border shipping and customs documentation
  • Proficiency with MRP software (MISys preferred)

  • Hands-on purchasing activities using MRP software (MISys) and accounting software (Sage 50 Premium)
  • Sourcing of parts, building positive, long-term relationships with suppliers, and negotiating best prices
  • Maintaining supplier database, including assisting with filling out credit and account forms
  • Maintaining contractor files including collecting necessary insurance and compliance forms;
  • Working with staff to prepare purchase requests
  • Issuing purchase orders and scheduling suppliers to meet production requirements in a timely, cost-effective manner
  • Expediting deliveries and assisting with shipping and receiving.
  • Reconciling supplier invoices with goods received
  • Processing corporate credit card statements and assisting staff with generating and processing expense claims
  • Ensuring inventory accuracy, through labeling, logging, and monthly inventory counts;
  • Providing daily finance and administrative support to the F&A department and other departments as required
  • Other duties and responsibilities as necessary from time to time

Additional Information
Job Type: Permanent, full-time (30-40 hours per week) between M-F 9am – 5pm Able to start: Immediately Compensation: Competitive wages commensurate with knowledge, skills and experience, and attractive benefits package (following successful probationary period) IT IS A PREREQUISITE THAT THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE BE ELIGIBLE FOR, APPLY FOR AND OBTAIN (I) SATISFACTORY CONTROLLED GOODS SECURITY ASSESSMENT AS REGULATED BY THE CANADIAN CONTROLLED GOODS PROGRAM; (II) LEVEL II PERSONNEL SECURITY CLEARANCE FROM THE CANADIAN CONTRACT SECURITY PROGRAM. An equal opportunity employer that employs qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or other prohibited grounds of discrimination. Accipiter encourages applications from all qualified candidates and is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. Please advise if you require accommodation for the recruitment and selection processes and/or within the work environment.