Martinrea International Inc.
  • 03-May-2018 to 02-Jul-2018 (EST)
  • Alfield
  • Vaughan, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written)
  • Community College Diploma/University Degree in Business Administration- preferably Materials Management, Certified Professional Purchaser, or 5 years direct technical and commercial purchasing experience, specializing in automotive manufacturing
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, MS Project etc)
  • Enrolled in Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) and/or Professional Development Program
  • Excellent mathematical, organizational and communication skills

Critical Success Factors:

  • Ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision and directions
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be a team player and a team leader
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent motivator and mentor
  • Ability to maintain records in an organized and tidy manner
  • Support and contribute to the Quality Systems and Environmental Systems Requirements
  • Respecting and understanding of the Customer / Supplier relationship
  • Ensure that all duties and tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and at no time is the employee or their co-workers placed in an unsafe condition


  • Responsible for the purchase of production materials, operating supplies, manufacturing equipment and services as well as issues related to the purchase such as duties, legal obligation and import/export requirements
  • To guide, mentor and assist subordinates of purchasing department to perform their tasks and to maximize their output
  • Responsible to ensure the purchasing department personal are communicating to suppliers to achieve on time delivery of goods and services
  • Responsible to ensure the correct documentation is supplied to all vendors such as terms and conditions and other related documentation
  • Responsible for the identification and development of new sources of supply
  • Maintain a positive contribution to quality, customer satisfaction and company profitability
  • Responsibility for profitability for all purchased items as it relates to price variance, material defect disposition, quality levels, downtime and rework
  • Responsible to resolve material claims with suppliers
  • Able to provide other duties as required within the department
  • Initiate projects, reports that contribute to continuous improvement or profit opportunities
  • Communicate with all areas of the plant to ensure the needs of the company are being fulfilled through purchasing
  • Responsible to actively participate in any new programs or projects associated with the plant
  • Negotiate or oversee the negotiation of purchase contracts
  • Provide accurate costing for purchased items related to potential new business at quotation stage
  • Review and process claims against suppliers

Back-up Duties:

  • Perform other duties as required


Martinrea International Inc. is proud to provide employment accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please notify us if you are contacted for a job interview.

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