Buyer

Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing and purchase of raw materials and packaging components
  • Responsible for the availability of raw materials and packaging components based on production needs and / or customer orders
  • Coordinate with the laboratory (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) to ensure that deadlines for analysis and release of raw materials and packaging components are respected
  • Maintain frequent communications with suppliers to ensure deliveries are on schedule
  • Negotiate the availability of products to meet customer requirements and negotiate with suppliers (price, payment terms, delivery dates, etc.)
  • Prepare orders for commercial production and production of PDS batches (ie pick list for future production)
  • Management of rejects and of the destruction of rejects
  • Organize the transport of goods with our customs broker
  • Monitor key performance indicators
  • Work closely with production, product development, customer service, warehouse staff and customers
  • Maintain vendor records, MSDS Sheets, audit and intervention activities and records
  • Receiving and shipping control and data entry

Skills and experience required:

  • DEC in business administration, logistics management or equivalent
  • 3 to 5 years experience as a Buyer
  • Bilingual (English/French) with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment (pharmaceutical preferred)
  • Good computer skills, proficient in Office Suite (Excel and Word)
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Organization and planning – multi-task, proactive and good priority management

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