Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Oct 11, 2021
Trojan Technologies

Job Description


Buyer

At Trojan Technologies, we believe there’s nothing more essential than delivering clean water to the world. That’s especially true in this critical moment, when the world’s supply of clean water is under substantial stress due to industrialization, increasing demand, and rising biological and chemical contamination. Our mission is to stem that tide: to ensure greater water confidence and environmental stewardship for people, industries, and municipalities, improving the lives of over one billion people globally.

As part of our global team, you’ll work alongside customers from municipalities to pharmaceutical and food and beverage companies to build creative, sustainable solutions. You’ll also find a welcoming and supportive team that listens to your ideas and allows you to follow your strengths. All of us feel privileged to work on innovative technologies that bring clean water to the world—we hope you will, too.

Trojan is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies. Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, we’re working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment.

Purpose of Position:

Trojan Technologies is hiring for a Buyer! The Buyer will coordinate procurement of direct and indirect spend; prepare purchase orders to meet inventory needs in a Lean Manufacturing environment. The Buyer will review and update demand signals as the need arises to ensure proper supply/demand elements are triggered in the MRP system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and manage current and future MRP requirements based on production needs

  • Prepare and issue purchase orders to suppliers daily for timely receipt of goods to meet customer/project requirements

  • Review and update demand signals (Kanban) as required to ensure proper triggering in the MRP system

  • Work closely with Production Scheduler and provide necessary support to production floor

  • Review, evaluate, and monitor department purchase requisitions for proper authorizations, specifications

  • Review competitive pricing, negotiate purchase contracts with suppliers ensuring the most cost competitive price, quality, and delivery

  • Negotiate optimum pricing solutions and order policies, terms and conditions with suppliers

  • Evaluate suppliers based on price and delivery performance

  • Works with Engineering in support of new product introduction launches and prototype production builds

  • Prepare supplier and purchasing status reports, administration tasks, such as filing, etc

  • Source and qualify suppliers (local and international) for materials/components, risk mitigation

  • Ability to negotiate contracts for the purchase of production machinery/equipment

  • Manage purchases, cancellations and re-schedule delivery dates

  • Maintain supplier and sub-supplier relationships and strategic alliances to ensure continuous flow of materials throughout the supply chain

  • Uses demand forecasting and negotiating skills to maintain supply of critical inventory items and implements supplier stocking programs where suitable and applicable

  • Prepare and analyze reports as needed

  • Expedite open purchase orders for past due items and ensuring On-Time Delivery (OTD) for all purchases utilizing the Open Purchase Order report

  • Continuous management of Supply Chain Projects Matrix on network drive

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business or College Certificate -Diploma in Supply Chain (APICS/SCMA) or related work experience

  • 5+ years Planner-Buyer experience in manufacturing environment

  • Experience working with MRP/ERP system (LN, BAAN)

  • A self-starter with the ability to set and handle multiple priorities

  • Consistently works on complex assignments requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issues

  • Microsoft Office Suite and Access

  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral

  • Possess excellent organizational and analytical skills

  • Lean manufacturing – Six Sigma training and experience considered an asset

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve.  Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.


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