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Buyer in Guelph at The Bartech Group

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

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Job #:  193898


Currently we are seeking individuals for the following position, please take note that this position is time sensitive and we advise you to apply immediately and express your skills and abilities that pertains to the job description.

If you are an experienced Buyer looking for a position with a leading company, Bartech can help!

Buyer in Guelph, ON

Our client is a leading supplier for the automotive industry and is seeking a Buyer.

As the Senior Buyer, you will be reporting to the Purchasing Manager and will be responsible for sourcing production material and components. The four key areas of focus for the Senior Buyer will involve supplier management, sourcing of new/existing programs, commodity management and cost savings initiatives.  In addition, you’ll be required to occasionally support the Purchasing Manager with Plant related projects.

The Senior Buyer will be working closely with existing suppliers to foster a long term relationship and identifying new business opportunities. You will be supporting the plant staff with quality and delivery issues along with supporting the Purchasing Manager on developing and implementing commodity strategies. The key commodities for this role will be interior trim and decorative components, resins and raw material. On a day to day basis, the Senior Buyer will be working closely with Program Management, Quality and Production Control to support Supply Chain issues and initiatives. You will also manage the RFQ process, working closely with the Program Management team.

The ideal candidate must have purchasing experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment and experience working with internal business units to support production. You must have experience working in a high-performance and metrics focused organization. The Senior Buyer will be expected to travel between three locations in Ontario and one-site in Michigan. Experience in purchasing plastics and resins would be an asset towards this role.  This role will require you to be a creative purchasing professional that has experience in both operational and strategic purchasing.

Key Points:

  • 7-10 years Sourcing & Procurement experience in automotive purchasing
  • Experience working in a multi-site operation, including travel to other Canadian and US locations on a regular basis
  • Strong business acumen, including knowledge and experience with legal agreements
  • Supervisory experience with a small team would be an asset
  • Knowledge & experience with ERP systems – setting up a Supplier Portal would be an asset

When you join The Bartech Group you launch a career. The Bartech Group, one of North America's largest and fastest-growing staffing firms, continues to elevate the staffing industry to a higher level of thinking. Bartech Enterprise Staffing specializes in temporary and direct placement of Engineering, IT, Technical, Finance & Accounting, and Professional staff.

Bartech values diversity and inclusion in its workforce. Candidates that are legally eligible to work in Canada are invited to apply. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants will be contacted. If you are currently in a part time, project, temp work, please advise us with your availability of start date.

Our client is committed to providing accommodation for people with accessibility needs due to disabilities in all aspects of the hiring process.  If you request an accommodation, our client will work with you to meet your accessibility needs due to disability.