Purchasing Supervisor

Company name: Thorens Solutions – Headhunters
  • Activity area : Manufacturer

  • Salary : Based on experience between $65,000 and $85,000

  • Job type : Permanent - Full time

  • City : Bécancour

Company description

Our client is a recognized manufacturer in Latin America and Canada for its range of products and solutions dedicated to serving different projects for a varied clientele (construction, electrical, aerospace, manufacturing). Following the latest technological trends, the company stands out for the quality of its products and services.

Job description

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Purchasing Supervisor will be responsible for managing processes related to purchasing, performing product registration activities, analyzing, negotiating and comparing supply proposals, issuing purchase orders and shipping for inputs, developing new input suppliers and returning non-conforming materials.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the range of processes related to purchasing, ensure compliance and continuous improvement;
  • Record materials, issue purchase orders and analyze purchase requisitions generated in the ERP system;
  • Negotiate prices, terms and conditions for purchasing materials with suppliers;
  • Perform comparative analysis of material procurement proposals;
  • Meet with the various departments to determine their purchasing needs;
  • Interact with other divisions of the portfolio companies on various procurement projects as requested by the Director;
  • Proceed with the return of materials that do not comply with the purchase order;
  • Develop new suppliers;
  • Keep permanently updated with market innovations;
  • Participate in cost reduction processes.


  • College or university degree in procurement, operations management, logistics, or other relevant disciplines;
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position;
  • Proven experience in purchasing negotiations;
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with internal and external customers;
  • Ability to clearly express thoughts and integrate concepts;
  • Good sense and initiative;
  • Commitment to the accuracy of data entered;
  • Professional level in French and English, both oral and written;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics ERP (asset).

Work conditions

  • Permanent position, full time;
  • Salary between $65,000 and $85,000 depending on experience;
  • Group insurance;
  • Deferred profit sharing plan (DPSP);
  • Vacation & Floating days off.

Note : The masculine is used to lighten the text without prejudice to the feminine form.

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