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Salary according to experience + Benefits package after 03 months

Purpose of the role

Reporting to the General Manager, the Buyer is responsible for the procurement of our customer’s products. He/she implements procurement and negotiation orientations and strategies in order to adequately meet the company’s needs. Contributing to the achievement of our customer’s financial objectives, he/she ensures efficient management of the company’s inventory.

He acts as a resource person in developing and maintaining relationships with suppliers of products for the company.

Measures of success

– Procurement return on investment (ROI)

– Product acquisition cost

– Product turnover rate

– Product cost and inventory levels

– Rate of obsolete products in inventory

– Quality of purchased products

– Relationship and collaboration with suppliers

– Impact of collaboration and behavior within the team

– Development of skills and updating of knowledge

Main responsibilities

Purchasing and supply management:

– Manage and maintain optimal inventory levels to meet demand and maximize product turnover. Analyze the flow of products into and out of the warehouse. Minimize product storage, devaluation and acquisition costs. Ensures sound management of the designated purchasing budget;

– Participate in the Purchasing Committee to become familiar with selected products. Draw up a charter of available products. Inform sales teams of price changes, stock-outs, product liquidations and new product introductions;

– Analyze the profitability of each product category. Identify savings opportunities;

– Monitor inventories (in-stock, obsolete, special purchase, etc.). Ensure optimal inventory management. Coordinate product returns to suppliers;

– Ensure product supply for all our customer’s branches. Analyze requisitions and create purchase orders. Transmit orders to designated suppliers. Ensure availability of required products. Follow up on orders (including confirmation of expected delivery dates) and follow up with suppliers as required. Resolve ordering problems (errors) with suppliers;

– Coordinate and confirm with the warehouse team the availability of space for receiving products;

– Use the computer system in place to manage and track purchases and renew contracts/agreements. Create product sheets and manage the price list in the Solusoft computer system. Enter data for current promotions. Ensure accuracy of product information in the system;

– Prepare and analyze various reports on purchases, inventories and sales;

– Ensure smooth and professional communication with all stakeholders involved in purchasing. Support consultants in purchasing products and solutions;

– Organize all activities to respond effectively and efficiently to the needs of the department and the organization. Comply with the various policies and procedures in force;

– Maintain in-depth market expertise in audio-video products and solutions;

– Act as a resource person for partners and employees in purchasing and procurement;

– Scan and file documents according to established procedures. Photocopy and archive documents;

– Keep abreast of legislative changes and practices related to purchasing and procurement.

Supplier relations:

– Research, meet and evaluate suppliers;

– Develop and maintain good business relationships with suppliers;

– Negotiate commercial agreements with suppliers;

– Manage contracts and agreements with suppliers, ensuring compliance. Intervene as quickly as possible in the event of non-compliance with agreements;

– Negotiate prices, quantities and delivery times for various orders;

– Claim credits or refunds from suppliers;

– Act as a resource person throughout the relationship with suppliers.

Collaborate within our customer’s team :

– Participate actively in the organization’s initiatives and projects;

– Adopt behaviors conducive to maintaining a harmonious and supportive work environment. Embody the organization’s values: teamwork, respect, passion and communication;

– Carry out all other tasks and responsibilities related to his/her role.

Academic requirements and technical skills

– University degree (BAC) in logistics and supply chain management, operations and logistics engineering, supply management or other relevant degree;

– Member of the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) (an asset);

– Minimum experience of three to five (3-5) years in a similar role;

– Very good knowledge of French and English, spoken and written;

– Very good knowledge of audio-video products and solutions (essential);

– Very good command of Office suite tools (Word, Excel, Outlook), Team Agenda, Solusoft software and office automation tools.

Essential/key skills for our customer (for all roles in the organization)

– Strong customer focus – quality customer service

– Interpersonal skills, professionalism and collaboration

– Autonomous and results-oriented

– Sense of responsibility

Function-related knowledge, skills and abilities

– Ability to analyze and synthesize

– Ability to influence, persuade and negotiate

– Planning, organizational skills, management of deadlines and priorities

– Thoroughness and attention to detail

– Initiative

– Adaptability and problem-solving skills

– Ability to evolve in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

– Continuous learning

– Professional ethics and discretion

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