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Safran Purchasing Specialist in Peterborough, Ontario

Purchasing Specialist

Safran Electronics & Defense


Peterborough , Ontario , Canada



No Degree

More than 3 years

# 2022-110795

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Job Description

The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for the effective execution of the purchasing process of indirect purchases, including quoting, cost savings, achieving optimal supplier quality, system integrity, providing an uninterrupted flow of required products, supporting and development of solid vendor and supplier relationships

Complementary Description

  1. Purchasing administration for all departments using multiple platforms (ERP Purchase Order, Internet Portals, Credit Cards, Direct to Invoice)

  2. Execute Purchase orders requirements for Capital Expenditures, Facilities, and Services

  3. Generate Purchase orders for expenditure requests and supporting other non-production requirements

  4. Manage existing suppliers, and support new supplier introductions

  5. Participate in the sourcing and quoting of non-production items (test equipment, shop supplies, packaging)

  6. Ensure the best possible value for money and adherence to price and cost targets

  7. Supplier management to ensure on time ordering and delivery

  8. Maintain data integrity of system within area of responsibility, including purchasing parameters

  9. Identify opportunities for cost reduction wherever feasible and as good practice

  10. Support Procurement & Purchasing Specialists with administration (data entry, etc.)

  11. Other duties as required

Job Requirements


• Minimum 3 years of progressive purchasing or administrative experience within an office environment

• ERP system experience within a manufacturing environment is required

• A relevant University Degree or College Diploma (e.g. Accounting, Business Administration), or equivalent experience

• Proficient user of computers and computer software (ERP/MRP II, MS Office Suite)


• Self-driven and capable of managing multiple projects and competing priorities

• Possess excellent interpersonal verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively across all levels of an organization, and to both internal customers and external vendors

• Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team

• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills

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2000 Fisher DrON K9J 6X6


Ontario Canada

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