OverviewMEGA Brands Inc Purchasing Technician Internship in Montréal, QC
MEGA Brands Inc
Branch Montréal QC CA
Knowledge and experience in supply chain, purchasing and/or inventory systems; Educate internal customers on procedures, needs and roles of other stakeholders…
At MEGA – Mattel, our vision is “Creating the Future of Play”. We achieve this goal with creative and inspired employees who know that play matters. Play is integrated into everything we do and believe as a company. Make a difference in kids’ lives, join our Procurement Department!
We believe in you and the potential of us! Purchasing Technician Responsibilities: The Purchasing Technician will be responsible for timely procurement of goods and services. This role requires the execution of purchase orders, with an emphasis placed on the ability to provide quick turnaround time to internal customers. He/she will follow up on deliveries and assist cross functional teams in their purchasing-related needs, as well as ensure coordination between internal customers throughout purchasing process.
The Purchasing Technician will also perform administrative tasks related to various new and existing projects involving purchasing department. His/her role is essential for the efficiency of MEGA cross functional departments’ daily operations. Key areas of focus: – Validate, process, place and expedite purchase orders covering purchasing needs of MEGA’s internal customers. – Verify accuracy of requisitions and purchase orders (order content and compliance with software and procedure requirements), to prevent potential issues at subsequent phases of purchasing process.
- Understand time constraints for each order and project and determine priorities accordingly. – Serve as resource to the internal teams and to the external vendors regarding all aspects of the purchasing process of goods and services under area of responsibility. – Source price quotations and perform comparative analysis. – Acquire information about suppliers electronically and/or in other sources such as catalogues, indexes, etc.
- Explain and clarify the current purchasing procedures to internal customers and to vendors. – Educate internal customers on procedures, needs and roles of other stakeholders in the process, as well as technical aspects and constraints of the purchasing process. – Interact with cross functional team to assist them in timely manner in all their purchasing related needs throughout the entire purchasing process, including delivery and invoicing. – Interact and meet with vendor representatives to acquire necessary information and to solve issues.
- Follow up on deliveries, invoices, changes and any order or vendor account related requests. Coordinate and resolve issues as they occur. – Suggest cost saving solutions when possible, while prioritizing internal customer needs and time constraints. – Create, maintain and manage records, databases and documentation as required.
- Assist in development and implementation of departmental procedures and projects. – Monitor procedures and technical aspects of purchasing process, identify possible modifications that could improve procedure effectiveness or better serve internal customers’ needs and present recommendations to management. – Perform administrative tasks and complete administrative paperwork related to various projects and tasks involving purchasing department. – Perform vendor management related duties as assigned and assist colleagues as required.
Requirements: – Minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience; – College diploma, Administration or equivalent; – Knowledge and experience in supply chain, purchasing and/or inventory systems; – Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills; – Strong track record in building both internal and external relationships; – Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and interact with employees at all levels; – Ability to work under time pressure; – Problem sensitivity; – MS Office suite knowledge, comfortable with learning and using new software; – Fluent in French and English; – Excellent verbal/written skills, telephone and e-mail etiquette; – Detail-oriented, proactive and quick learner; – Negotiation skills. Preferred skills: – CPM or similar certification preferred; – Chinese or Spanish (a plus); – Experience in manufacturing environment; – Knowledge using Oracle and JDE. We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment Type: Internship
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2016-05-19