• Location
    St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Salary
    $ 50000 - $ 60000 / Yearly
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Skilled trades - Skilled Trades

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Buyer for a permanent opportunity with our client in St. Catharines, ON. The Buyer will procure items for various departments and teams and liaise with suppliers to negotiate prices. The Buyer will also ensure that material supply is uninterrupted through inventory control, ordering procedures and maintaining delivery schedules. The Buyer will also create and track orders, complete records, count material/items and enter data.


  • Analyze market trends and apply knowledge gained to make an insightful buying decision(s)
  • Assess the quality of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management
  • Execute cycle count program and other inventory management programs
  • Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous and business improvement
  • Maintain records, calculate, reconcile, track purchase and supply orders, stay current with delivery schedules, actively followup on backorders
  • Assemble and pack/store goods and products for distribution and use
  • Maintain, clean, organize the warehouse and assist with storage control
  • Requirements:

    Required knowledge/experience:

  • College diploma required, bachelor's degree is preferred majoring in business administration is a definite asset and/or equivalent specific industry-related work experience
  • At least three years of buying experience is required, electrical product and pairing knowledge is a definite asset/advantage
  • Due to the periodic on-site job site requirement(s), the incumbent must hold a valid G driver's licence in Ontario and maintain a clean driving record
  • Possess well-developed analytical, decision and critical thinking skills and is detail oriented
  • Able to problem solve, work independently, and meet deadlines by managing work volume, tasks, and time efficiently and is flexible in work approach
  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Suite and Google and its interface and the ability to quickly learn software programs is a definite asset
  • Possess a valid Lift Truck License and Working at Heights Certification is a definite advantage, as is prior experience using tie-downs to secure loads
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical products and prior data entry work experience is advantageous
  • Skills/Abilities:

  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Able to collaborate effectively with many different people and personalities
  • Able to get buy-in from both inside and outside the organization
  • Maintain excellent customer satisfaction and vendor relationships
  • Juggle multiple purchase orders simultaneously
  • B1098

    • Apply with Adecco

    Reference number CA_EN_1_021098_1578346

    Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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