Buyer (Parts Department)

Delta, BC

Commercial Truck Equipment Co., Canada’s largest supplier of truck equipment, is looking for a reliable, self-motivated individual with a professional attitude to fill a full-time position at our production facility in Delta, BC.

The ideal candidate should have a proven track record of employment with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in purchasing/procurement, a desire to work to a high quality with an understanding of customer service and satisfaction, and be self-motivated. The successful candidate will be someone who takes pride in his/her work, takes initiative and commits to exceeding customers’ expectations.

Job Overview:

This position with our Parts team will include supporting the team, reviewing purchase orders and working with external vendors.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Process purchase orders in business/accounting system and vendors’ web portals
  • Follow up on the delivery of purchase orders. Expedite and delay deliveries as needed
  • Provide relevant information about purchase orders to end users in the company
  • Obtain price quotes and validate pricing with suppliers. Contribute to team cost savings goals and document cost savings when appropriate
  • Complete entry of all data fields to create POs, correct/edit existing POs as needed, update and maintain vendor information
  • Manage all aspects of the purchase from requisition to delivery. Follow-up with suppliers on any/all issues in a timely manner. Ensure on-time delivery by expediting orders, shipment tracking, resolving custom clearance issues, etc.
  • Assist internal customers on general inquiries, deliverables pertaining to placed orders, invoice reconciliation, and general procurement related issues.
  • Act as a partner and maintain open communication.
  • Communicate with supplier base to ensure that purchasing and quality requirements are clearly understood
  • Acquire and maintain a general technical understanding of products and services purchased
  • May assist in performance of cost analysis and volume planning for blanket or standing orders
  • Provide support to other members of the Parts group and Supply Chain Operations in completing various procurement and cross-functional projects and deliverables

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years’ purchasing/procurement experience
  • Previous experience in the truck or heavy equipment industry and asset
  • Journeyman parts certification an asset

Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong team player with excellent communications skills
  • Customer service focus to serve internal customers and exceed their expectations
  • Excellent organizational and computer skills; experience with an internal accounting system is a must
  • Detail oriented and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-directed with the ability to determine task priority
  • Reliable and punctual with a strong work ethic

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefit package including health and dental coverage, as well as exceptional career growth potential. Please feel free to contact Gannon Corrigan, Parts & Purchasing Manager should you wish to discuss the vacancy, in confidence, prior to making an application.

We thank all who apply; however, only those who are qualified for the position will be contacted.

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