Purchasing coordinator

Purchasing coordinator

Description

Do you have an ability to communicate with the various stakeholders (suppliers, manufacturers)? Are you an organized person? Are you interested in teamwork in a stimulating and challenging environment? This position is definitely for you! As an integral part of the purchasing team, you will support and assist the team in all administrative tasks. You will need to ensure full collaboration from the manufacturers and compliance with the rules and policies agreed between both parties.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Responsible for the general inbox of the purchasing department and act as the first point of contact with the different  departments;
  • Responsible of the correspondence with suppliers for everything related to purchase orders tracking; validate the accuracy of the prices as well as the quantities invoiced, pay purchase order using credit cards or PayPal, make sure of the respect of the production and delivery deadlines;
  • Communicate with suppliers to resolve availability or shipping issues;
  • Verify accuracy of the purchase orders  and out of stock products arrival estimated date of arrival and monitor them daily;
  • Reach out to with manufacturers to obtain new product prices, lead time for  large orders;
  • All related duties

Requested Skills

Education

  • A.E.C. or D.E.P. in the field of procurement, logistics or administration;
  • Any other professional or college degree in procurement, logistics, or a related field will be considered as an asset.

Experience

  • 2 to 3 years experience in purchasing / logistics or other relevant experience.

Technical Skills

  • Comfortable with intermediate functions of spreadsheets;
  • Logical and analytical mind (comfortable working with numbers);
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time;
  • Proficiency with computer tools and ability to navigate and use multiple applications or screens;
  • Knowledge of the Google Mail / Docs environment is an asset.

Language

  • Perfectly bilingual spoken and written, French and English (international suppliers).

Attitude

  • Productive;
  • Responsible;
  • Optimist,
  • Seeks excellence;
  • Open minded;
  • Team player;
  • Customer service oriented (internal /external);
  • Enthusiastic;
  • Resourceful;
  • Autonomous.
  • Organized.

Compensations

  • Possibility of working remotely and/or from the head office located in Mirabel (minimum required presence of approximately 1 day / month);
  • Flexible hours;
  • 3 weeks of vacation per year (4 weeks after 3 years of service or from the start if 9 years of relevant experience);
  • 9 paid statutory holidays;
  • 2 paid days for sick leave, family or personal obligations;
  • Group insurance coverage available (partly covered by RobotShop);
  • Employee assistance program;
  • Pension plan with % of contribution from RobotShop;
  • Years of service recognition (annual gift);
  • Profit sharing program;
  • Free social activities organized by the company (Annual summer BBQ, Christmas party, etc.);
  • Gatherings (virtual or in person) on Fridays, to encourage social interaction;
  • Discount for personal product purchases;
  • Reimbursement of approved training programs;
  • 2 terraces available to enjoy meals outside;
  • Free parking including charging stations for electric cars.


EMPLOYMENT EQUITY

We support the principles of employment equity and have established an equal access employment program for women, Aboriginal peoples, visible and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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