Purchasing Agent

We are currently seeking candidate for the role of Purchasing Agent.

You have the means and opportunity to raise our profits by making the most high-quality and cost-effective purchases. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and a commercial mindset. You should know how to evaluate market conditions and different suppliers. Communication skills will help you negotiate effectively and maintain profitable relationships. The goal is to acquire supplies that are critical for the success of our business operations. The successful candidate will be resourceful and a creative problem solver, you can work individually as well as in a team environment, you are a quick learner with an ability to consistently meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and changing work environment, you are also highly organized and a fast learner.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop profitable purchasing strategies;
  • Assess supplier profiles and analyze offers;
  • Prepare and implement effective negotiation tactics;
  • Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts;
  • Review supplies to ensure quality;
  • Monitor stock levels;
  • Prepare and submit detailed reports (revenues, buying expenditures etc.);
  • Keep updated record;
  • Other duties as may be required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or 3 to 5 years of proven experience as a purchasing agent or related role;
  • Demonstrable experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditions;
  • Knowledge of market research, data analysis and purchasing best practices;
  • Proficient in MS Office and purchasing software;
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills;
  • A strong analytical mindset;
  • Outstanding organizational skills;
  • Bilingualism (English & French) would be considered an asset.

 

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected will be contacted.

Organigram is an equal opportunity employer.

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