• Category
    Industrial & manufacturing - Supply / Material
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, On

Adecco is currently seeking a Buyer working in a medical manufacturing environment for our Ottawa based client and will play a key role on the Supply Chain team. The Buyer/Planner will be responsible for obtaining raw materials, components. Process requisitions and create Purchase Order (PO) execute transactions in an efficient, accurate manner, and according to Division and Corporate policies. Work closely with site Material Planners, and key partners in the Division. Executing plans supporting the end to end inventory strategies. The position requires strong analytical and excel skills with the ability to quickly analyze data and re-balance inventory to provide an optimal service level of performance. This is a Monday-Friday position, salary will be determined by qualifications and experience.

Buyer/Planner Responsibilities:

  • Creates and processes purchase orders, in accordance with documented purchasing processes to include, suppliers purchase orders and purchase order changes.
  • Create and execute supply plans to maintain inventory levels for all components & finished goods to meet both Customer and internal needs.
  • Executes purchasing plans, reports supplier performance, aligns with contracts, and processes purchase requests, while ensuring the timely and uninterrupted flow of materials between suppliers and site.
  • Communicates with Management and Stakeholders purchase order status, manages orders through completion and executes closures once fulfilled.
  • Interacts with suppliers and is responsible for maintaining and, enhancing good business relationship between Abbott and suppliers. communicate component specifications to suppliers.
  • Resolve and document purchase order discrepancies such as non-conformance, shortages, price or invoice discrepancies with suppliers.
  • Updates vendor performance data. supports development of supplier scorecards.
  • Manages material levels in MRP.
  • Uses continuous improvement to establish metrics, drive KPIs, standardize and automate tactical activities over time.
  • Support site projects that contribute to organizational goals.
  • Provides audit support of purchasing policies and procedures
  • Buyer/Planner Requirements:

  • College Diploma (3-year program), or University Degree
  • Requires 3-6 years of related work experience
  • Completion or working towards Supply Chain Certification is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of MRP systems and supplier management.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Ability to apply business concepts, procedures and practices to daily tasks.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS-Office, Excel
  • Handling a large amount of work efficiently and effectively and adapting to changing priorities.
  • Ability to influence and lead without direct authority.
  • Customer-focused and continually seeks to understand customer needs, concerns and priorities and to meet/exceed customer expectations and requirements.
  • Strong organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to identify and negotiate cost savings
  • If you are interested in this Buyer/Planner contract, please click on APPLY NOW! B1956

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_021956_1254010

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