Position Description:We are looking for someone to join our global purchasing team to support a variety of projects. As a buyer, you will be responsible for acquiring materials, services and equipment particular to the electronics and computing industry. Your activities will include identifying key suppliers, soliciting and evaluating quotes and bids, awarding orders, and resolving transaction issues.Responsibilities:Conduct formal bids and obtain comparative quotes from several sources for purchase requirements and sales pursuit proposalsSearch for goods and services from qualified reliable vendors; conduct seller qualifications due diligence as neededEstablish and develop formal buyer-supplier relationships with re-seller agreementsEngage in buying activities such as negotiating software license purchase, seeking equipment rentals, forming equipment maintenance agreements, arranging product trials, issuing purchase orders and managing them through to completionTeam with internal clients to develop project procurement strategiesAct as a resource on procurement related matters such as expediting orders, arranging shipments, returning goods for repairs or exchange, finalizing payment terms, facilitating custom clearances and applying duty and tax rules on transactionsRequirements (experience/skills):College or University Degree in Commerce or Business Administration or Grade 12, plus PMAC Professional Development Program Level 2 completion or a combination of education and experienceMinimum five years of experience in purchasingMaterials Management experience in an electronics or computer related industry an assetUnderstanding of procurement responsibilities such as business ethics and fundamental purchasing principlesExposure to material control, shipping/receiving, traffic inspection and applicable engineering desiredProficiency with Word, Excel, Oracle or similar system would be an assetGood analytical ability and inherent attentiveness to detailEffective English communication skills (oral/written) is essential as is time management, organization, and interfacing abilitiesDemonstration of proactive problem solving skills**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**To APPLY, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. To view similar postings visit “Your Career” at www.horizonrecruit.com.Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.LIFT THE SKY. OPPORTUNITY IS ON THE HORIZON.