Position: Purchasing/Inventory Control Coordinator Category:

Sales / Business Development



Province: ON
Branch Name: Mississauga Dress Code:
Branch Phone: (905) 5688500 Job ID: 5566
Pay Info: Order Type: TE

The Coordinator will be responsible and accountable for the purchasing of products, parts, and supplies, the procurement of services and inventory control to ensure efficient operations. Data entry and management of all data will be a significant component of this role.

- Create purchase orders for products, parts (national and international) and supplies with all supporting documentation
- Arrange shipping for products, parts, and supplies
- Receive purchase orders and complete all paperwork
- Establish ongoing relationships with vendors and suppliers
- Collaborate with staff in all areas regarding products, parts, and supplies
- Source new product
• Inventory
- Maintain inventory levels for products, parts, and supplies
- Record adjustments, additions and returns
- Oversee inventory counts by preparing the spreadsheets, tags, and count sheets
• Pricing
- Create price lists for wholesalers, major distributors, MSRP and specific customers
- Maintain pricing file
- Research competitor pricing and products
• Freight
- Maintain weight & dimensions chart
- Review freight bills for accuracy
• Customer Service
- Create new customer, vendor, and supplier accounts
- Meet customers’ needs (inquires, complaints, order-taking)
- Complete claims and follow-up with vendors
• Data Management
- Maintain all e-files related to purchasing and inventory
- Create reports, records, and invoices

Experience (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
- 3-5 years of experience in purchasing and/or supply chain, inventory control
- Sage 300 ERP 2-3 experience would be helpful
- Post-Secondary Education with a focus in Business or Supply Chain Management or related field of study would be helpful
- Experience in the Construction Industry an asset
- Competent in Operating Systems and Software (Microsoft Office – Excel and Word)
- Accounting and budgeting skills helpful
- Attention to detail
- Fluent in English both verbal and written
• Ability to work independently yet be able to take direction
• Work collaboratively with others in the team (sales, production, shipping/receiving, office and management)
• Strong analytical skills and problem solving/critical thinking/decision making
• Ability to process information quickly
• Strong negotiation skills
• Customer service skills – people person
• Ability to communication effectively using email and telephone
• Sales experience would be an asset