Buyer / Supply Chain Specialist (Manufacturing)


Purchasing and Procurement

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Salary Range

CAD64000-65000 per year

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Branch Information

Barrie, ON - (CAN) 132 Commerce Park Drive Suite Q ON Barrie , ON L4N 8W8

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Job Description

Unleash your expert Supply Chain and Purchasing experience, as you partner your talents with one of the most progressive manufacturers in North America. This is a TWO YEAR contract. Our client operations include four state-of-the-art facilities, employing over 4200 people every day.

Core Responsibilities:

* Analyze, negotiate tool lead times and track progress to ensure targets are met

* Part Design Change management and Design Change compensation request assessment

* Bill of Material maturation, Trial Event/Exceptional Part Ordering and Delivery management

* Negotiation with suppliers to ensure best delivery timing and part cost for trial events

* Assess supplier Mass Production readiness and track open issues to closure

* Support occasional Dept. shift rotation


* Post-secondary graduate or relevant Purchasing /Supply Chain/Business related program, and/or related experience

* Strong mathematical, analytical, verbal and written communication skills

* Effective negotiating, prioritization, decision making and problem-solving skills

* Strong organizational and teamwork skills

* Project management or relevant new model launch experience (an asset)

* Advanced Microsoft Office, MS Outlook

Preference given to those candidates offering:

* Experience working in a fast paced, results oriented environment

* Knowledge of tooling or equipment manufacturing

* Knowledge of part manufacturing processes

* Negotiation experience with suppliers

* Knowledge of supply chain management

* Demonstrated track record in Continuous Improvement activities (i.e. NHC, Kaizen)

* Career advancement mindset - seeking growth potential

Preference will be given (but is not limited to) those applicants who have previous experience within the automotive sector. Please be prepared to support overtime (evenings/weekends) on short notice, and be in possession of a Valid Passport for travel within North America.


Please response with cover briefly detailing experience along with resume.

ManpowerGroup recognizes the importance of providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At ManpowerGroup, we are committed to providing accommodations, and will work with you to meet your needs.