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Specialist Sourcing II Job

Job Classification:  Semi-Remote

About this Location

Title:  Buyer planner

 Eureka - an Acuity Brands company, Montréal

Since 1987, Eureka, an Acuity Brands company, has been working relentlessly to enhance the environment of the end user with compelling lighting solutions. Our passion for designing and manufacturing best-in-class, distinctive, specification grade decorative luminaires enables lighting designers, designers and architects to transform their concepts into reality. Our multi-award-winning contemporary lighting products are available throughout North America. More information about Eureka is available at www.eurekalighting.com

Job summary:

Under the supervision of the Supply Chain Director, the buyer will be responsible for purchasing parts for the manufacture of architectural lighting.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Be part of a dynamic team within a growing company and renowned multi-sites
  • Work in a creative and evolving environment
  • Access to parking

Main Responsibilities:

  • Monitor stock levels daily, purchase parts in back order or at their re-order point
  • Negotiate prices, lead times, payment discounts and look for new suppliers
  • Place orders and follow up with suppliers as well as internal and external coordination for goods and services under their responsibility
  • Actively participate to reduce costs, rationalize inventory in your portfolio
  • Support the new product development team for the purchasing portion
  • Maintain data related to items and suppliers in the ERP system

Requirements of the role:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Operations and Production Management or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years experience with the complete Supply Chain cycle (search, cost analysis, negotiation, plant audit, sample buying and quality control)
  • Written and verbal bilingualism (French and English)
  • Experience in the manufacturing sector (essential)
  • Experience in Asian sourcing

Requirements of the role:

  • Experience working with different parts and materials (steel, aluminum, plastic, electrical / electronic components, etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of purchasing, logistics, planning and material control functions
  • Negotiation and sourcing (Asset)
  • Write and speak Chinese (Asset)

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to negotiate and solve problems
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Sense of priorities and solution-oriented
  • Good knowledge of ERP (Dynamics AX asset)

Are you a good negotiator, detail-oriented and a team worker? You might be the person we’re looking for!

Please note only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted

Req ID:  3384


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