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Job Code:201252
Job Title:BUYER/PLANNER
Job Category:SALES | MARKETING
Location:SCARBOROUGH, ON

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Buyer: Is responsible for procurement and management of the purchasing function for their product group usually defined by specific criteria and/or vendor geography.  Duties include participation in evaluation and selection of vendors, the actual procurement of goods and the management of selected vendors to ensure quality of the product, conformance to specifications and timeliness of the product shipment matches policies and guidelines.

Planner: Is responsible for the transmittal and scheduling of all production orders and sequences products to the factory and subcontractors working within the parameters and signal outputs of the Factory Planner system.  This function requires computer literacy and a working knowledge of production scheduling/sequencing and controls as dictated by Armstrong’s ERP system

POSITION TITLE:

BUYER/PLANNER

COMPENSATION:

Competitive compensation, 60K plus benefits and perks.

LOCATION:

Scarborough, ON

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acts on MRP/ERP/MPS signals from Infor LN and transacts purchase order releases; expedite action messages, subcontracting work-orders and shop floor control to ensure on time delivery.
  • Transacts and re-acts to vendor/supplier purchasing based on capabilities and criteria to ensure vendor /supplier purchasing requirements based on capabilities and criteria to ensure vendor performance to Armstrong guidelines.
  • Maintains purchasing records, advises and recommends on item site planning data conformance to ensure signals to transact are in accordance to policy.
  • Evaluates and acts on all Purchase Price Variances (PPV’s). Reports on the same.
  • Schedules and expedites all purchase item shipments on a JIT basis.
  • Researches new products, suppliers, subcontractors and manufacturers to assist in product improvements, delivery improvement and cost/profit enhancement.
  • Has a thorough knowledge of the products that the purchased part will become a part of.
  • Follows factory planner and Demand Planner for purchasing and manufacturing orders.
  • Executes demand and stock orders based on Factory Planner requirements.
  • Evaluates shortage reports, expedites manufactured and purchased parts from suppliers and sister companies.
  • Evaluates supply chain logistics and capacity constraints and recommends remediation to achieve on time delivery performance.

EXPERIENCE: In order to be COMPETITIVE for this position, you will have

  • A College degree/Diploma in production management/materials management or purchasing/supply or demonstrated work equivalence.
  • APICS and/or PMAC designation.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in production (preferably within automotive industry)  management and purchasing
  • Working knowledge of purchasing techniques, including the bid process, bid evaluation, vendor certification and vendor management.
  • Knowledge of item site planning fields and their interaction and integration with production needs, ERP signals and forecasts.
  • MRP/PRP and MPS experience. 
  • Superior computer skills as demonstrated with Microsoft Office and custom ERP software.
  • Knowledge of assembly techniques and shop floor control in a manufacturing / factory environment

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full Time

CONTACT:

Deborah Milo, Managing Director

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to:  dmilo@stoakley.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Deborah Milo: http://stoakley.com/meet-deborah-milo/

JOB CATEGORY:

Sales/Marketing

INDUSTRY:

H.V.A.C./Refrigeration

DATE:

January 25, 2018

KEYWORDS:

HVAC, HVAC sales, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Sales, Gas furnaces, air conditioners, boilers, heat pumps, roof top units, unit heaters, gas hot water tanks, tankless water heaters, and chillers.

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201252

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result, we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.

This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.

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