Purchaser

Location: Blenheim, ON

About Us:

Gincor Trailer Werx is an industry leader in high-quality vocational vehicles including deck and live bottom trailers. Gincor has been ranked as a Great Place to Work / one of Canada’s best manufacturing companies to work for by GPTW Canada, and also one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies for five consecutive years with GROWTH 500 with a team of over 250 employees.

Job Function Overview

We are searching for a tech-savvy purchaser with a keen eye for detail to buy various goods and services for our location. The purchaser’s duties will include conducting market research, building a network of reliable vendors and service providers, inspecting deliveries, and most importantly negotiating high-value contracts. You should have stellar communication skills and display a high degree of professionalism to fill this role.

Reporting to the General Manager, our ideal candidate will be able to identify emerging consumer trends, have a good ability to read people and be able to juggle multiple responsibilities at once, and make important decisions in fast-paced environments.

Job Duties and Responsibilities 

• Purchase goods, materials, components, or services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery targets.

• Conducting research on potential products, vendors, and services, and comparing price and quality to ensure the greatest value is obtained.

• Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers, and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods

• Communicate any supply problems which may impact on business operations

• Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunities to the organization

• Liaising with delivery/shop floor team to ensure goods are received on time.

• Monitoring inventory and writing orders to refill stock.

• Inspecting purchased products upon delivery and reporting any issues timely.

• Updating all records of purchased products.

• Writing reports on purchases made and performing cost analyses.

Skills/Qualifications/Experience 

• Post-secondary education in purchasing, business, engineering, or manufacturing.

• Minimum of 5 years experience of working in a purchasing team preferably within an automotive or manufacturing environment

• Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, manufacturing, and cost breakdown

• Proven ability to add value and reduce costs.

• Computer literate, with advanced Excel and Quick Books skills/abilities

If you are looking for a rewarding, challenging, and fun career, are results-driven, motivated, and anxious to become part of a dynamic team then Gincor is looking for you! Gincor offers a challenging, innovative, fast-moving environment with career advancement opportunities, competitive overall compensation, and benefits package.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and a safe and respectful workplace.

Please contact HR should you require special accommodation with the application or interviewing process. 

We thank all applicants. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted.