A market leader in the manufacturing sector is looking for a Buyer in the Brantford area.  Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, this role supports Engineering and Operations through the procurement of required goods and services; works closely with the Engineering and Operations groups to determine appropriate solutions.




  • Research and source key suppliers based on price, quality, delivery, discount terms, service after sale, etc.
  • Develop effective relationships with suppliers to facilitate business transactions.
  • Process requisitions, issue purchase orders and enter into the system.
  • Work closely with all departments to best determine the goods and services they will require, including making recommendations, researching new products and providing current information.
  • Follow up to ensure vendor and materials performance was satisfactory.
  • Establish and determine inventory levels to optimize inventory level/investment.




  • Technical diploma or equivalent work experience in purchasing materials in the electrical engineering space.
  • 3-5 years of direct work experience in a supply chain management in manufacturing or related industry.
  • Experience in a lean manufacturing environment.
  • Inventory management, effective at building strong business relationships & a team player.
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage several tasks under tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Software with the ability to provide timely, accurate, and detailed reports to management when required.


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