Buyer

Located in Sarnia, ON

Job summary: We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual to fill a Buyer role within a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will be looking for growth opportunities and be willing to take on new challenges in support of the team. Duties will include pricing and sourcing, contacting vendors to obtain or verify price, backing up creation of contracts within SAP, assisting with material information updates and changes, maintaining vendor base for timely and accurate supply alignment, participating in the implementation of improvement plans, updating material source of supply and information within the system to streamline future purchases, creating purchase orders and ensuring all pertinent information is obtained and verified with the vendor and end user, releasing purchase orders against vendor agreements, confirming and expediting purchase orders to maintain on-time delivery, resolving discrepancies between purchase orders and vendor invoices, making delivery arrangements with carriers and vendors, following up on deliveries with end users/vendors and identifying trends and patterns, and qualifying contractors for onsite labour prior to purchase order creation. 

Location: Sarnia, ON

Position type: Contract (approximately 15 months) 

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm 

Qualifications:

  • A post-secondary degree with at least two years of related experience or possession of a Business diploma with at least three years of related experience 
  • High level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite and SAP
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with changing priorities 

Ways to apply:

Benefits available to Express associates:

  • Medical benefits
  • Referral bonuses
  • Reward programs
  • Career training and development resources
  • Scholarship Program
  • National retailer discounts

About Express Employment Professionals:

Founded in 1983, Express today employs 540,000 people across over 800 franchise locations worldwide. Our long-term goal of putting a million people to work 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. The Sarnia Express Employment Professionals franchise began operation in 2006, and serves Sarnia-Lambton and surrounding areas with temporary staffing, contract workers, and direct hire placement in a variety of fields, including engineering, manufacturing, skilled trades, technical, accounting/finance, human resources, I.T., administrative, and light industrial. There is no cost to job seekers for our services. The ISO certified office has grown steadily, and has placed over 5,000 people with local businesses over the last ten years. Express is proud to be a Certified Military Friendly Employer through Canada Company, and to have received Inavero's Best of Staffing Talent Award based on the satisfaction of our placed talent.

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Express Office: Sarnia
347 Christina Street North
Sarnia, ON N7T 5V6




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