Senior Purchaser and Supply Chain Analyst Jobs in Vaughan, Canada

PURPOSE:Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the scope of this position involves hands-on planning, analysis, execution of purchasing and supply chain activities across the organization, for several locations. This person participates in the training and mentoring of the purchasing and supply chain team and is an active member within the group, ensuring product is ordered and delivered in a timely fashion while meeting quality and budget objectives. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESRun MRP on a daily basis for their functional area of responsibility, interrogate and execute requisitions, and work with vendors to satisfy their scopes of delivery based on agreed terms.Solicit competitive RFQs with technical support from technical subject matters experts from within IWI. Develop and maintain strong relationships with key vendors to ensure Ideal Warehouse Innovations receives the best possible service at the best possible price. Monitor vendor capacity to ensure they are not overloaded, and where necessary, divert work to different areas of the supply chain. Identify systematic issues within the supply chain and make recommendations for corrective actions. Ensure that suppliers are meeting delivery deadlines. Manage vendors where required. Track overdue and partially delivered Pos on a daily basis. When required, establish new vendors and supply chains to support the growth of the organization. Assist, from time to time, in training, mentoring, and oversight of other purchasers’ scopes of supply. Participate in demand trending and inventory level planning. Make recommendations and changes where appropriate. Participate and, from time to time, lead strategic procurement projects; annual supply contracts, turn-key supply contracts, competitive procurement etc. Ensure that inventory levels are always maintained in accordance with the established MRP policy. Participate in the development of new MRP policies in support of the short order cycle initiative.Support warehouse coordinators in expediting product and prioritizing pick, pack, and ship activities. Investigate inventory discrepancies, execute cycle counts, assist in a leading role for full inventory counts, identify root cause, recommend preventative plans, and correct inventory as required.Create items and bills of materials as required from time to time. Ad-hoc projects as assigned, based on current and changing business needs.Follow policies and procedures.Ability to work under pressure and achieve deadlines.Participate in process improvement and ERP development. Other duties as assigned by management from time to time.

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