OverviewSeon Data Administrator Full Time in Coquitlam, BC
Branch Coquitlam BC CA
Complete purchase requests with domestic and international suppliers by inputting purchase orders, expediting deliveries, and verifying all transactions….
is proud to be the world’s #1 supplier of mobile surveillance equipment for the bus and coach industry. Manufacturing world-class video surveillance systems for school bus and public transit, Seon helps transportation managers capture, record, view, and wirelessly download on-board security footage, quickly and reliably. Fleet management solutions such as live vehicle tracking, passenger ridership tracking, and school bus routing are integrated with mobile video to give fleet managers real-time information about their fleet operations – for total fleet awareness.
We are currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer (Buyer III) to work at our Coquitlam, BC location. The Senior Buyer position within our Procurement team will be responsible for a wide variety of functions critical to the continued success and effectiveness of the business.
We are looking for an individual that has worked in a fast-paced manufacturing environment with demonstrated successes in Strategic Sourcing, New Product Introduction, Supplier Performance Measurement, Cost Reductions, Negotiations, VA/VE, Project Management and Supply Chain Management, all of which maximizes the site’s overall goals.
Manage and continuously review MRP to ensure accuracy and data consistently meets the requirements of the business.
Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements. Negotiate and manage long term pricing agreements
Establish and maintain effective relationships with the company suppliers in accordance with the ethical code and standards of conduct maintaining the highest standard of professionalism
Complete purchase requests with domestic and international suppliers by inputting purchase orders, expediting deliveries, and verifying all transactions.
Handle correspondence concerning over-shipments, delivery shortages, changes in quantity, delivery dates, and prices and report such changes to the interested parties in a timely manner as required.
Act as a liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement related problems.
Interfacing with our QA team with regard to supplier non-conformances.
Providing analytics as required to include impact of changes on price, FX, waterfall analysis, overall activity levels, savings tracking.
Authorize payment for purchases by reviewing invoices and related documentation.
Maintain appropriate inventory levels consistent with targeted inventory goals as set by management.
Maintain accuracy of stock code information within Expandable, including lead-time, pricing, current supplier information, current purchase order data, etc.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:
Bachelor’s Degree, and 5+ years’ experience in sourcing/supply chain management/ New Product Introduction support with IT system knowledge
Advanced ERP knowledge, system skills, and report generation capability
Experience with purchasing Metal, Plastic and Electronics components preferred
Spend management experience of a minimum of: $30mm with 1600-2000 SKUs
Proven project management experience, negotiation and problem solving skills
Solid understanding of MRP and demand-pull scheduling practices is desired
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite – must know Excel
Strong Verbal & Written Communication skills
Strong work ethic required
Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, high initiative, ability to handle multiple tasks, organize and prioritize while being self-directed is a must
Must also have a professional attitude exercising interpersonal savvy, confidentiality, demonstrated ability to work effectively in a diverse environment with appropriate sense of urgency and drive for results.
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Coquitlam, BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-10