Vibro-Acoustics, A Swegon Group Company
February 8, 2019
Markham, Canada
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Are you looking to join a growing and dynamic company? Are you a Buyer with experience working within the manufacturing sector?

Vibro-Acoustics, a Swegon Group Company is recruiting for a Buyer to join our team at our office conveniently located in Markham, ON. Vibro-Acoustics is a North American leader in HVAC, noise control, vibration isolation, and restraint system solutions. We offer half of a century of unsurpassed industry experience to consultants and contractors.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package, retirement savings plan, great team environment and a state of the art employee lounge complete with a big screen TV and ping pong table!

Summary of Position:

The Buyer is accountable for ensuring all materials required for manufacturing are ordered at the right time, at the right quantity and at the right price, to ensure operations are running efficiently and controlled inventory levels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, place and communicate PO to suppliers, both manually and from the ERP system
  • Maintain inventory for all plants (Canada & the U.S.A.)
  • Track and report on KPIs
  • OTD from suppliers
  • Inventory management
  • Implement best practices in cost reduction
  • Maintain planning parameters of purchased components in the ERP system
  • Warranty handling when suppliers are involved
  • In cooperation with Purchasing Manager and manufacturing, assist in the evaluation of supplier performance
  • Work with under-performing suppliers to improve, or locate alternate suppliers
  • Handles the day-to-day purchasing functions
  • Provide accurate costing for purchased items related to potential new business at quotation stage
  • Initiate projects / reports that contribute to continuous improvement or profit opportunities

Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience in supply chain and/or scheduling within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in ERP system, M3 is an asset - but not necessary
  • Solid intermediate Excel skills
  • APICS CPIM /CSCP or PMAC or equivalent Supply Chain certification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with competing deadlines
  • Effective time management abilities
  • Understanding of total cost model such as freight, admin cost, inventory cost, component price etc.
  • Lean manufacturing knowledge is an asset
  • Highly organized and pays close attention to detail

Vibro-Acoustics, a Swegon Group company has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. Accommodations are available by request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or medical need, please contact our Human Resources Department at 416-291-7371. This ensures the appropriate accommodations are in place during the recruitment process and before employment commences.

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