Senior Buyer

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Job Description - Senior Buyer

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Reporting to the Purchasing Team Leader, the Senior Buyer will source, negotiate, and purchase a variety of commodities in accordance with departmental goals, objectives, and best practices. The Senior Buyer will also be involved in Purchase Order management – confirmations, expediting, problem resolution and processing NCR’s.


Responsibilities include:

· Process purchasing documentation (i.e., Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Cancellation Forms, and non-conforming product) in accordance with ATS policies and procedures.

· Track, monitor and maintain purchase order deliveries to drive on-time delivery to schedules.

· Communicate with, evaluate, and approve suppliers to ascertain their ability to meet company requirements, goals, and objectives.

· Negotiate prices, discounts, and delivery arrangements with suppliers.

· Perform on-going reviews of product, service, equipment, and expense usage to identify new opportunities for cost savings.

· Effective use of historical and other benchmarking data to ensure competitive pricing.

· Resolve invoicing discrepancies and approve for payment.

· Manage cost containment, product standardization, supplier consolidation and benchmarking reports, and other supply chain management strategies that maximize value while ensuring that ATS standards are maintained or enhanced.

· Act as a key resource for ATS staff by assisting in the research and development of products, service and equipment alternatives, initiation and follow-up of evaluations, requests for quotation and other day to day procurement.

· Maintain favorable Terms and Conditions for ATS



· A post-secondary diploma or degree in materials management or equivalent. Supply Chain Canada (or equivalent) designation is an asset.



- At least 5 years of vendor cost negotiation experience

- Experience managing a purchasing spend of at least $5 million

· Minimum 5 years’ experience in Purchasing (or equivalent)

· Experience in a custom manufacturing environment is an asset

· Advanced knowledge of MS Office software including Excel - pivot tables & VLOOKUP + Power Point - presentations

· Ability to interpret engineering drawings is an asset.

· Proven organizational and negotiation skills.

· Excellent oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.

· Demonstrated problem solving and continuous improvement skills

· Demonstrated ability to interact in a team environment.

· Demonstrated ability to lead initiatives on a cross functional team

· Demonstrated strong analytical, organizational, exercise sound judgment and work without direct supervision in a team environment.

· Highly motivated, customer-focused team player and innovator.

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