Purchasing Coordinator job in Canada at Vuteq Inc.

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Employer - Vuteq Canada Inc.
Job title - Purchasing Coordinator
Job Description

Purchasing Coordinator
Vuteq Canada is a Tier 1 automotive manufacturing organization, located in Woodstock, Ontario.
By continually improving our systems and processes through ongoing evaluation of company objectives, we are able to maintain our commitment in ensuring that requirements and expectations for quality and safety are realized.
We strive to be an indispensable partner to our customers, driven by our team members and their engagement, and commit to developing the future with passion and sincerity.
Job Summary
The Purchasing Coordinator (Commodity Buyer) is responsible for controlling costs, negotiating contracts, contract management, building supplier relationships for the requirements and specification of parts/materials required by our Customers.
Duties & Responsibilities
Utilize Vuteq best practices and leadership skills to guide and develop an assigned set of Vuteq suppliers to achieve improvements and global competitive results in safety, quality, productivity, and cost
Lead assigned suppliers and commodities
Participate in the sourcing process, risk assessment, selection and lead evaluation of new potential suppliers
Conduct supplier onsite assessments
Review supplier manufacturing processes and quality system
Assess/ level up supplier capability/capacity to meet program requirements
Issue reports to management on program status in a timely manner and monitor the status against the production readiness confirmation check sheet (PRCC)
Participate, as needed, and interact with other Vuteq troubleshoot issues and problem solve
Creating Purchasing Strategy Documents for assigned commodities
Setting and achieving yearly cost reductions
Total cost analysis
Report weekly in team meetings the progress of targets and goals
Request for quote (RFQ) activities; Create RFQs, send to suppliers for pricing, compare returned RFQs from different suppliers, provide feedback to suppliers, issue a Business Award Ringisho and a Letter of Intent
Negotiating; negotiate with suppliers to get lower pricing or improved service, work with suppliers to change their processes to improve pricing for Vuteq, benchmarking and analysis
Building supplier relationships; Quarterly meeting to review performance and cost reduction ideas, supplier site-visits to ensure compliance with Vuteq standards and understand process related to cost
Project management; take lead on projects as assigned by manager, provide purchasing support to Engineering, Production areas
Must be able to understand the required specifications from the customers, review drawings (internal and external)
Job Qualifications
Successful completion of a 2 - 3 year college diploma in Purchasing Materials Management/ Supply Chain Operations/ Business Program Equity
Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) designation considered an asset
AIAG IATF 16949:2016 Supplier Auditor Certification considered an asset
2 - 3 years of purchasing experience
1 - 2 years of external customer service experience
1 - 2 years of Microsoft Office experience
2 -5 years of automotive experience
Skills and Abilities
Maintain a high level of accuracy and detail orientation when producing data and reports
Ability to adapt to changing demands of production and team member issues
Actively listen to different suppliers for maintain and enhancing requirements
Ability to effectively manage a small group of profess
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Job Location Canada
Date Posted 15 May 2020
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