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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  4850

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Sep 3, 2021



Job Description


Purchasing of a variety of commodities in accordance with the Principles of Buying to achieve departmental goals and objectives.



•    Process purchasing documentation (i.e. Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Cancellation Forms, Continual Improvement Reports) in accordance with ATS policies and procedures.
•    Track, monitor and maintain Purchase Order deliveries and liaise with the project team to administer changes with minimal impact to production schedules.
•    Provide support to Commodity Leads to develop sourcing strategies, vendor evaluations and approvals.
•    Implement Purchase Orders in accordance with general framework terms and conditions agreed between ATS and suppliers. 
•    Negotiate prices, credit terms, discounts and delivery arrangements with suppliers for specific project needs, in accordance with commodity strategies where possible.
•    Expedite problems with suppliers and vendors regarding costs, quality, quantity and delivery of goods purchased.
•    Perform ongoing review of product, service, equipment and expense usage to identify new opportunities for cost savings.
•    Resolve invoicing discrepancies and approvals for payment.
•    Act as a key resource for ATS staff by assisting in the research and development of products, service and equipment alternatives, initiation and follow-up of evaluations, requests for quotation and other day-to-day procurement.



A post-secondary diploma or degree in purchasing or equivalent.  Member of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) is an asset.



•    A minimum of three years of purchasing experience in a custom manufacturing environment.
•    Sound working knowledge of Excel, Word and other MS Office software.
•    Theoretical and hands-on knowledge of purchasing and material planning concepts.
•    Proven organizational, negotiation, communication and problem solving skills.
•    Ability to interpret engineering drawings is an asset.
•    Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills.
•    Ability to interact in a team environment.

Join the Winning Team at ATS Automation, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with the Life Sciences division at ATS Automation. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.

We attract some of the most talented and motivated individuals from a range of fields, with our global offering and growth opportunities as we expand on a global scale.



Why Join ATS?​

  • Be a part of a global organization that is a leader in its industry
  • Subsidized breakfast and lunch daily; free gourmet beverages - coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Plus, Treat Day is every other week!
  • Monthly “In-Chair Massage” clinic on-site with a Registered Massage Therapist
  • Ability to participate in a variety of charitable events
  • Social Club that offers BBQs and other social events throughout the year
  • Work with other bright, talented people and discover opportunities for professional growth
  • And much more!

ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.

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