Attendant Buyer (MRO Materials) in Toronto at Volt

Date Posted: 3/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $24.52 - $24.52/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees. We are a Six Sigma company that also offers many direct hire, full-time positions.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Volt Workforce Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We are looking to hire an Attendant Buyer with MRO purchasing experience, for our client located in Toronto, ON. This is a great temp. to perm opportunity.

*** NOTE *** After hours calls and OVERTIME support required (including evenings and weekends).  Candidates for this position must agree to overtime potential as a condition of employment.  This will be a part of their offer agreement.

Role Title: Attendant Buyer (MRO purchasing experience)

Duration: temp. to perm.  - Day Shift

Location: Toronto/North York, ON

Start: As soon as possible

Shift: 8am to 4:30pm (Overtime/after hours calls mandatory)

The Site Buyer I is primarily responsible for routine MRO procurement transactions within the end client’s software system, and/or CMMS system.  The Buyer ensures materials are accurately ordered and entered into the site’s procurement system. This position is responsible for placing routine orders to be processed and expedited in a timely and efficient manner, and employ problem solving methods to resolve issues with delivery, price or any other order issues. It is incumbent upon the Buyer to develop and maintain strong client relationships, keep an open line of communication, and maintain control of all aspects of purchasing.

Essential Functions:

  • Follow all site Safety and Security Procedures at all times, attend required safety trainings.
  • Place mainly stock buys per the Stock Replenishment/Re-Order Report, cutting PO, verify unit of measure, estimated delivery dates (EDDs) and verifying cost.
  • Maintain the vendor database and setup local vendors as needed. Follow preferred supplier program as instructed by corporate office adhering to prescribed goals
  • Generate purchase orders (PO’s) using the end client’s CMMS purchasing system.  Verify quoted prices when generating a PO for any item including reorders. Updating POs, pricing updates and delivery dates as needed or when changed.
  • Expedite orders, manage status of purchasing needs via the creation of Non-Stock and Stock PO using the site’s “Open Order Report.”  Regularly check Open Order Report and communicate delays or issues to supervisor and client as required. Ensure timely delivery of items, keeping supervisor and client informed of delivery status.
  • Establish and build relationships with client’s employees, within the maintenance, facilities, planning or other affiliated departments in order keep abreast of client needs.
  • Routinely monitor reports such as Run PO Cost Analysis Report to flag purchases outside guidelines and to maintain target pricing. Also monitor Shared Savings Report for any discrepancies on guarantee and to make corrections as needed
  • Work with Manager/Buyer to obtain quotes on items not pre-sourced.
  • Review invoices for price and/or quantity discrepancies and follow guidelines to resolve discrepancies, with a focus of assisting Site Manager or Supervisor in reducing discrepancies (IDRs).
  • Work with Site Manager to streamline processes and implement quality improvements, documenting any changes into the system or site SOP.
  • Adhere to min/max levels as required at specific site.
  • Routinely perform duties of Attendant including: cycle counting, cleaning the storeroom, etc.

Skills/Experience Requirements:      

  • College Diploma preferred, but experience on the job in lieu of a degree may be considered
  • Solid knowledge of MRO materials - 0-2 years of purchasing experience; MRO preferred
  • Computer literacy – Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office and ability to learn and demonstrate proficiency in the use of the SOS 2001 system, or client CMMS.
  • Position involves frequently carrying 25 pounds and occasional lifting of 25-40 pounds.