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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  9929

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  May 25, 2023


Job Description

Reporting to the Purchasing Team Leader, the Buyer will source, negotiate, and purchase a variety of commodities in accordance with departmental goals, objectives, and best practices. The Buyer will also be involved in Purchase Order management – confirmations, expediting, problem resolution and processing NCR’s.


Responsibilities include:

· Process purchasing documentation (i.e. Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Cancellation Forms and non-conforming product) in accordance with ATS policies and procedures.

· Track, monitor and maintain purchase order deliveries to drive on-time delivery to schedules.

· Communicate with, evaluate and approve suppliers to ascertain their ability to meet company requirements, goals and objectives.

· Negotiate prices, discounts and delivery arrangements with suppliers.

· Resolve invoicing discrepancies and approve for payment.

· Prepares reports and data as required.

· Assist Senior & Intermediate Buyers with special projects and/or tasks as required.


Continuous Improvement:

· Understand the ATS Business Model (ABM) fundamentals, value drivers and concepts, and be accountable within your role to objective data analysis, reporting and driving continuous improvement

· Identify and complete low-medium complexity Continuous Improvement opportunities (e.g. Just Do It)



· A post-secondary diploma or degree in materials management or equivalent. Supply Chain Canada (or equivalent) designation is an asset.



· Theoretical or hands-on knowledge of purchasing or materials management concepts is an asset.

· Experience in a custom manufacturing environment is an asset.

· Sound working knowledge of MS Office software (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, Teams)

· Excellent oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.

· Demonstrated ability to interact in a team environment.

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