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Full time
Burlington, ON

Job Title: Purchasing Associate

Company: AXYZ Automation Group

Salary: $45,604.00-$55,738.00 per year

As part of our Production Support team, the Purchasing Associate is primarily responsible for the purchasing and inventory maintenance of components for our CNC router tables and other AXYZ products. This position plays a key role in ensuring the seamless function of our production efforts. This position works closely with the Master Scheduler/Scheduler to ensure system information regarding purchased materials is well maintained and works with vendors to ensure materials are on hand when required. The candidate must be passionate about the role and focused on continually improving systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Places purchase orders by reviewing our Manufacturing ERP for Purchase Requisitions.
  • Conducts analysis of materials, ordering sequences, timing, and delivery.
  • Coordinates with vendors on non-conforming products, organizing returns for repair/replacement
  • Works with inventory handlers/Inventory control specialists to streamline the storage of materials.
  • Coordinates with inventory handlers to ensure appropriate, cost-effective transport of incoming goods.
  • Work with vendors to develop purchasing plans for inventory optimization as well as vendor scorecard.
  • Reviews incoming invoices for purchases against PO’s receives slips and provides coding for Accounting.
  • Must take ownership of the role, analyze performance, and develop corrective actions and report out as required.
  • Ensures all warehouses are properly set-up for semi-annual and annual inventory counts.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Skills / Knowledge / Experience / Education Required
  • Post-secondary education related to Purchasing or equivalent is required (APICS, CPIM)
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a related position but willing to train the right candidate
  • Strong understanding of MRP and purchasing theory required.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, are required.
  • Ability to make independent decisions and work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Positive attitude and eagerness to learn and grow in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience demonstrating a high level of discretion with confidential information.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits: Company events. Dental care, Disability insurance. Extended health care. Flexible schedule

  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home

Post ID:
Company: AXYZ Automation Group
Hours: Full time
Wage: $45,604.00-$55,738.00 per year
Status: Permanent
How to apply:

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