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Senstar

Buyer

619- Mtl Handl'g – Ottawa, Ontario
Department 619- Mtl Handl'g
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Senstar Corporation has been safeguarding people, places and property with the world’s largest portfolio of perimeter intrusion detection sensors for over 35 years. Now combined with world-class video management systems and analytics (formerly Aimetis), Senstar offers a comprehensive suite of proven technologies that work together to reduce complexity, improve performance and unify support.

 

About the Position

Reporting to the Purchasing and Logistics Supervisor and interacting with staff from all departments and other offices.  The Buyer is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of purchase orders relating to delivery of materials and or services with the objective of achieving significant value and meeting internal customer expectations and requirements.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for buying materials and services required to operate the business.
  • Responsible for the negotiating, processing, scheduling, releasing and delivery of purchase orders executed for the company.
  • Responsible for maintaining complete purchase order files in accordance with ISO/SOX procedures.
  • Identification of good buying opportunities.
  • Suggest solutions for process improvements
  • Master Scheduling and MRP objectives
  • Setting of Company’s Material Standard Costs in accordance with best practice.
  • Cultivate good relationships with suppliers in an effort to get best value for money.
  • Resolve vendor problems such as incorrect pricing, part number corrections, invoice  and shipping discrepancies as appropriate
  • Creation, maintenance and modification the Expandable vendor master file as appropriate.
  • Investigations and actions for non-conforming materials.
  • Transportation knowledge preferred.
  • Action oriented with the ability to act at times with minimal planning.
  • Provides back-up for the process of importing/exporting goods.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum of three to five years of previous purchasing/buyer experience is preferred.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Reliability security clearance
  • Experience using ERP Systems and good working knowledge of Excel and MS Office.
  • Minimum of one to two years of freight forwarding and logistics working experience preferred.
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Working knowledge of Crystal Report Writing preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral. 

Location and Duration

  • This is a full time permanent role based out of Senstar’s office in Carp, Ontario, Canada

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    619- Mtl Handl'g
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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