Purchasing Coordinator


  • Company:
    Linamar
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
    Retail / Wholesale

Job detailsJob 1of 1ApplySend to friendSave to cartView similar jobsReq ID10296BRPosition TitlePurchasing CoordinatorNo. of Positions2Geographic LocationGuelph, Ontario, CanadaFacilitySkyjack Group OfficeDepartmentPurchasingJob DescriptionCoordinator, PurchasingSUMMARYReporting to the Purchasing Supervisor, this role is responsible for managing the day-to-day relationships within the supply chain from an operational and tactical perspective. Focus will be on specific commodity and/or projects as assigned. Serving as the primary contact between Engineering and Suppliers to communicate Engineering Change Orders along with updating systems as necessary. Working closely with Buyers to understand the strategic activities within the different commodities.QUALIFICATIONSPost-secondary education in Business, Materials Management or related field of studyOne to two years of experience in purchasing, production planning/inventory control and/or customer serviceFlexible/Adaptable to ever-changing prioritiesAbility to rapidly respond to unforeseen developments and initiate actions to reduce adverse impacts to production or project schedulesStrong written and verbal communication skills in order to interact with Suppliers and co-workers to implement changes, resolve discrepancies and/or other supply chain related and operational mattersLocate data in a variety of forms such as invoices, shipping receipts, special order request forms and new product information sheets. Obtain data such as universal product codes, product descriptions and specifications, prices, discounts, taxes and comments about suppliers and merchandising methodsAbility to work independently, but also work in teams with co-workers to ensure effective forecasting, product distribution and marketing. Collaborate with other departments and other Supply Chain team members to make forecasts and build inventories that are compatible with Linamar’s sales strategies and budgetsAS400/IFS/MRP experience. Use computer applications and communications software as neededAdvanced Excel skillsEngage in continuous learning to keep up-to-date information on new products and market trends, and to operate new automated sales and inventory management systems. Learn through daily work experience, by reading trade publications and by talking with co-workers, colleagues and suppliersBasic knowledge and experience with Supply Chain Principals, Contract development and NegotiationsBasic understanding of commodity management principles and appropriate commodity cost driversAbility to develop concise reports and proposals regarding commodity and sourcing strategiesMRP database maintenanceAbility to read basic blueprint drawings considered an assetRESPONSIBILITIESEnsure compliance with all legislative requirements in the facility’s geographical location and:The Global Operating System Plays;OHSAS 18001:2007 Health and Safety management system standard;ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management system standard;TS 16949 Technical Specification Management and Linamar Quality Basics system standardsSupport, Foster, Promote and Demonstrate Linamar’s Core values and Leadership BehavioursMaintain balance between customer, employee and financial satisfaction by maximizing facility/department Performance Indicators to align to Linamar’s Stepping Stool of Success StrategyProcurement of goods and/or services required by Current Production or New Product Development needs. Prepare RFQ packages and communication with Suppliers on these packages and summarize formal bids to make recommendations on awarding businessExpedite orders as requiredCommunicate Engineer Change Orders to Suppliers and update software systems as requiredResolve purchase order/invoice discrepanciesGenerate, monitor and maintain department files. Prepare documents and reports to support targetsSupport and maintain department lean initiatives as set out in LPS system requirementsMaintain department 5S requirementsAssist in achieving vendor compliance to required procedures and certifications (NAFTA, ISO, PPAP etc.)Generate, maintain and publish monthly reports and databases as required (Commodity tracking, cost savings, supplier scorecards etc.)Assist in planning and achieving cost reduction goalsMonitor and maintain supplier performance and communicate resultsPerform other tasks/projects as assignedLinamar is committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Linamar will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability in an appropriate and effective manner throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Accommodations will be provided upon request.Current ShiftDaysEmployment TypeFull Time SalaryPercentage of Travel Required1-10%Removal Date19-Jan-2019ApplySend to friendSave to cartView similar jobs