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Service Buyer

Position ID:
Job Title:
Service Buyer
Job Type:
City, Province, Country:
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Job Category:
Administration / Clerical
Open Positions:
Posting Date:
October 20, 2021
Closing Date:
November 30, 2021

Working in a fast-paced parts order desk environment, your time management skills will be put to the test as you manage requests from across North America for pricing and delivery quotations from front line CIMCO staff. Dealing directly with our North American Supply base you will be sourcing, negotiating and purchasing products always striving to reduce the material lead time. This role will challenge your buying, expediting and customer service experience while you manage the expectations of your customers.

This position is currently remote until the office relocates to Burlington in June 2022.

Role Responsibilities

• Providing prompt and accurate pricing and delivery lead time quotations to CIMCO refrigeration mechanics, engineers, and sales reps. Inquiries may be by phone, email, fax or internal ERP system (SAP)
• Checking material availability with SAP inventory system or from preferred vendors.
• Using standard industry resources to locate sources of information and parts
• Locating potential vendors, communicate with vendors, establishing relationships, and obtaining required information
• Issue Purchase orders to vendors. Expedite deliveries and track shipments as required.
• Resolving all inquiries, issues and technical part problems. Provide alternate solutions where applicable

Required Professional Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

• Mechanical aptitude or industrial/technical knowledge is considered a very strong asset
• Previous buying experience in an industrial environment
• Accuracy and attention to detail is imperative
• Self-motivated & autonomous
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Above average communications skills required
• Experience with SAP is an asset, but will consider experience with other ERP applications as well
• High school education required. Post-secondary education preferred
• Proficiency with MS Office applications (Excel, Word & Outlook)
• Legally entitled to work in Canada

• This is a full-time salaried position with shifts at various times between 8:00 am – 4:00 pm and 11:00 am – 7:00 pm.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Company Profile

CIMCO specializes in the engineering, design, manufacture, installation and service of complex thermal building solutions for industrial, process cooling and recreational refrigeration and mechanical systems. For more than 100 years, CIMCO’s leadership and unparalleled research, development and manufacturing programs has put us at the forefront of industry advancements and technological breakthroughs. Our professional engineers, technicians and designers apply innovative state-of-the-art equipment and refrigerants to develop systems that meet even the most complex thermal challenges.

We offer our employees excellent compensation, medical and dental benefit programs, retirement savings options, career development opportunities, mentoring and continuing education.

CIMCO is committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. Together, we embrace diversity of thought, experience, and perspective, as we combine our unique skills and capabilities to drive successful outcomes for all stakeholders. As an equal opportunity employer, CIMCO provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should require any accommodation, please let us know, and we will work with you to meet your needs.