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Buyer (Projects)

Position ID:
Job Title:
Buyer (Projects)
Job Type:
City, Province, Country:
North Mississauga/Milton, Ontario, Canada
Job Category:
Administration / Clerical
Open Positions:
Posting Date:
October 29, 2020
Closing Date:
January 31, 2021

Responsibilities include all aspects of material procurement, managing vendor relationships, and providing support and direction for a growing procurement team.

This role includes sourcing and purchasing products from vendors throughout North America that will be supplied to multiple project sites anywhere in North America, and occasionally overseas.

Role Responsibilities

• Issuing purchase orders for the procurement of all items specified by engineering and coordinating delivery to project job sites anywhere in North America.
• Involved with sourcing, some negotiating, buying, and expediting of raw materials (structural steel, steel pipe and plate, paint), finished goods (motors, compressors, valves, pumps, pipe fittings), chemicals (refrigerants), MRO items, and sub-contracted services (electrical, insulating, rigging and installation)
• Frequent “rush” buying, last minute sourcing and expedited delivery to meet changing construction schedules.
• Ensure that all applicable products, vendors, and sub-contractors meet and comply with our safety policies as well as all provincial and federal safety policies and regulations.
• Resolve invoice discrepancies

Required Professional Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

• MUST HAVE previous buying experience in an INDUSTRIAL environment and Must have experience with SAP
• Mechanical aptitude or industrial technical knowledge a very strong asset
• Accuracy and attention to detail is imperative.
• Good mathematical and analytical skills – able to calculate percentages; do conversions between metric and imperial system; basic volume, weight and area calculations
• Excellent problem solving abilities
• Be able to use existing trade sources and the internet to obtain product and/or vendor information
• Self motivated & autonomous
• Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
• Above average communications skills required
• Must have minimum high school education, post secondary education preferred
• Good command of MS Office applications (Excel, Word & Outlook) and basic typing skills/speed.
• Legally entitled to work in Canada

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 Refrigeration is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes and values diversity. Upon request, CIMCO Refrigeration will accommodate any applicant with disabilities throughout the recruiting processes, including any required applications, interviews and/or assessments.