Imperial Manufacturing Group Closed This position has been closed and is no longer accepting applicants. Closed on : March 27, 2017 Senior Buyer Dieppe, NB, CA | Supply Chain and Logistics | Experienced | Full-time We are currently looking for motivated Senior Buyer to join our winning team. Our ideal candidate is an energetic self starter who appreciates the challenge of managing the procurement of their product lines, has a keen appreciation for the buying process, is experienced at analyzing commodity markets and gets energized by negotiating and closing the perfect deal. Responsibilities Become a Champion of your product lines by continuously wanting to know more and help improve different aspects of the organization.Ensure uninterrupted supply of materials is available when required for key product line(s) and ensure inventory min/max levels are maintainedMonitor and minimize total cost of ownership regarding material purchases; search for alternate sources of supply and negotiate pricing agreements and contracts as required.Actively learn to understand the different markets and cost drivers to better react to changes with plan for optimal results.Monitor commodities and make recommendations to meet ever changing conditionsAlign purchasing projects with corporates strategic directionPrepare technical specifications for RFP'sExplore alternate sources of supplies and negotiate new contracts as neededMonitor and analyze key commodities and explore opportunities to maximize business decisionsDevelop and build relationships with key suppliers. Measures supplier performance using quantitative data based on cost, quality and service levels.Analyze current procurement methods and initiate continuous improvement processes to maximize efficiencyManage and build both internal and external relationshipsAll other duties as assigned Qualifications Experience: 3 to 5 years experience in a similar role.Designation Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) or working towards designation considered an assetExperience in Manufacturing industry considered an assetTeam player mentality with the ability to multitaskStrong intrapersonal skillsKnowledgeable regarding strategic sourcing, data analysis & supplier management conceptsAble to works under limited direction – independently determine and develop approach to solutionsAble to manage multiple projects in tight timelines with high attention to detail (Project Management skills)Strong sense of urgencyProven ability to work with cross-functional teamsExcellent computer skills; Microsoft, Excel, Oracle, ERPStrong financial and data analysis as it pertains to purchasingHigh attention to detailProven purchasing and negotiation skillsExcellent communication skills; verbal and writtenBilingualism considered an assetSome travel may be required Core Skills Continuous Improvement Motivated Negotiation Communication Project Management Procurement Manufacturing Analysis Purchasing Supply Additional Information Proudly recognized as one "Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies" Imperial Manufacturing Group is a leading manufacturer of over 7000 products for the HVAC and structural building industry. IMG believes that our entrepreneurial culture creates an environment that encourages and enables our employees to be their best every day by encouraging them to think on their feet….to takes an idea from start to finish….to take ownership of their job…and to ultimately stay ahead of the competition.