Purchasing Agent

  • Company:
    Express Employment Professionals
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Business

Job Description

Our client, a leading custom packaging designer is looking for an experienced Purchasing Agent to join their dynamic team in Uxbridge!

Benefits to you

  • Permanent Full-Time Role
  • Established Company
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Safety protocols in place for COVID19

Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily activities of the purchasing and materials department
  • Issue and track materials for jobs and update database daily for cycle counts to ensure control of proper inventory levels
  • Review of vendors to secure viable vendors at best pricing, service and quality as required
  • Source, negotiate, resolve (include troubleshooting) with suppliers
  • Coordinate, schedule and order materials to ensure timely procurement of raw materials for jobs.
  • Attend and provide weekly production reports during meetings
  • Arrange quarterly materials meetings to update the team on the latest material price changes, product availability, and new product offerings.
  • Conduct quarterly physical inventory counts – reconciliation and costing
  • Maintain and organize a clean raw materials inventory warehouse
  • Perform other tasks as needed.

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary Diploma and/or Degree considered an asset
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as Purchasing Manager/ Agent, preferably in a manufacturing or automotive environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of purchasing procedures and inventory management
  • Knowledge of Epicor Vantage considered an asset
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, and Word).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00am/08:30am- 04:30pm/5:00pm

Express Employment Professionals is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants to apply; all reasonable accommodations will be made for people with disabilities.

Company Description

Express Employment Professionals is a leading staffing provider in the U.S., Canada and South Africa. Every day, we help job seekers find work and help businesses find qualified employees.

Founded in 1983, Express today employs 400,000 people across nearly 700 franchise locations worldwide. Our long-term goal is at the heart of our company's vision, to help as many people as possible find good jobs by helping as many clients as possible find good people.

Our Vision:
To help as many people as possible find good jobs by helping as many clients as possible find good people.