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Horizon Recruitment Inc.
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Buyer, NPI

Reference ID: 3750
Category:
Other
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Vancouver, BC     

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is currently seeking a New Product Introduction (NPI) Buyer for one of our Lower Mainland clients. Reporting to the Strategic Sourcing Director, the NPI Buyer will be project focused and ensure rapid execution and closure of material sourcing and orders. This role requires strong communication skills with the ability to work with cross functional teams. Our clients NPI team operates like an internal project management office where they coordinate and work within the corporate matrix. The successful candidate will interface with engineering, manufacturing, finance, marketing, planning and various other departments to drive new products to market. The NPI Buyer should have a strong engineering background and be able to communicate effectively with technical stakeholders and various other internal and external groups.

Requirements:

  • Purchase project related products and materials
  • Manage tactical purchasing activities and expedite the sourced materials
  • Support RFQs to suppliers for new products, including, analyzing and negotiating quotations
  • Recommend cost saving proposals, alternative sourcing, step pricing for volume discounts
  • Manage the relationship between Engineering and Procurement

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in operations, inventory or purchasing management
  • Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) preferred
  • Highly organized individual with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work as part of a team and with minimal supervision
  • Minimum of 4 years of procurement experience

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

To view similar postings visit “Current Career Postings” at www.horizonrecruit.com.

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.


Posted: December 9, 2016
Closes:February 7, 2017
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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance and Supply Chain. Horizon provides search services on an interim and permanent b...