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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  4426

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Jul 8, 2021



Major Duties

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

Job Description

  • Processes Purchasing documentation (ex. Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Cancellation Forms, Continual Improvement Reports) in accordance with ATS Policy and Procedures.
  • Track, monitor, and maintain Purchase Order deliveries and liaise with Production Coordinators to administer changes with minimal impact to production schedules.
  • Expedites problems with suppliers and vendors regarding costs, quality, quantity and delivery of goods purchased.
  • Communicates with and evaluates vendors to ascertain their ability to meet company requirements, goals, and objectives.
  • Negotiates prices, credit terms, discounts and delivery arrangements with suppliers.
  • Keeps informed of new sources of supply for materials and services.
  • Performs on-going review of product, service, equipment, and expense usage to identify new opportunities for cost savings.
  • Resolves invoicing discrepancies and presents to Senior Buyer for approval.
  • Effective use of historical and other bench marking data to ensure competitive pricing.
  • Assist Senior Buyers and Buyers with special projects and/or tasks as required.  
  • To be 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.
  • Adhere to all ISO procedures and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct.
  • Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.



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



  • One to two years 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.

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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