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Procurement professional (buyer)

Location: Varennes, Quebec, Canada
Job ID: R0042247
Date Posted: Jan 30, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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General Information:

Hitachi Energy is hiring a buyer for its Varennes plant. Reporting to the Planning and Procurement Manager, the buyer will be responsible for the procurement of components and services required for the manufacture of our products, in compliance with company policies and procedures. The buyer will play an active role in supporting and resolving problems within his/her work team, in collaboration with colleagues.


Purchasing and logistics

  • Issue supplier purchase orders using requisitions generated by MRP and/or the planning department;

  • Follow-up on supplier delivery date confirmations and ensure compliance;

  • Follow-up on missing parts in collaboration with the planning and production departments;

  • Validate and optimize purchase prices and prepare quotation requests;

  • Participate in the processing and resolution of payables exceptions;

  • Manage and analyze component inventories, in collaboration with the planning department;

  • Identify problems related to material and inventory management parameters in the SAP software package and suggest modifications as required;

  • Participate in the preparation of purchasing forecasts for our strategic suppliers;

  • Prepare, maintain and communicate various performance indicators;

  • Promote continuous improvement of procedures and processes within his/her department and the company.

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in procurement, logistics, management or manufacturing-related field;

  • 2 to 3 years' experience in a similar position;

  • Any other combination of training and experience deemed relevant;

  • Knowledge of SAP software, an asset;

  • Good knowledge of the Office Suite, particularly Excel;

  • Advanced French and English, spoken and written.

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task;

  • Demonstrated ability to demonstrate rigor, resourcefulness, initiative and determination;

  • Strong problem-solving skills;

  • Ability to work as part of a team, team player and strong ability to manage priorities.

Only selected applicants will be contacted. 

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