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  • Position:Buyer – Inventory Planner - Ottawa, ON
  • Date Available:2014/07/05
  • Location:Ottawa, ON
  • Date Posted:2014/07/04

BUSINESS DESCRIPTION:

Our Ottawa Profit Center is a busy customer service driven facility that provides sales and technical support to our customers within the plumbing and hydronic markets.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a buyer, you will be responsible for the consolidation of branch requirements and issuing P.O.'s to vendors. 

Duties include:

  • Sourcing, pricing, ordering and expediting of inventory product from vendors,
  • Monitor/track P.O. status and update as required,
  • Negotiation of locally available purchase discounts,
  • Compliance with and execution of national procurement contracts,
  • Forecasting inventory trends to effectively manage net investment,
  • Ensure PC fill rates are at or near 100%,
  • Cooperate and execute vendor strategies with PCM,
  • Reduce/eliminate AP mismatch,
  • Communicate with warehouse supervisor & receiver to plan appropriate stock locations

 

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work well in and support a team based environment
  • Strong p.c. skills including Trend, Excel
  • Minimum Grade 12 (Preferably a College/University graduate)
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Previous experience in purchasing environment a definite asset
  • Bilingual would be an asset 

 

Application Procedure:

Please submit your resume by email or fax to: