MRP Buyer

MRP Buyer

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Under the supervision of the operation manager and working closely with the supply chain manager (located in Varennes), the buyer is responsible for coordinating the purchasing activities related to the manufacturing needs of the plant. He provides support to plant operations and is required to work closely with all related stakeholders to improve the productivity of the sector. In addition, he has to oversee raw material inventory management and inventory tracking. He also assumes various functions of planning and sources of supply qualification. He overlooks the procurement of first quality components, respecting the costs and delivery times prescribed.

• Perform bids solicitations, send out and track purchase orders.
• Manage, maintain and optimize the parameters of the MRP supply system through SAP.
• Coordinate and track transactions with the Global Business Center (GBS India).
• Control the raw material inventory level and production supplies.
• Perform follow-ups with the suppliers and update deliveries or reception dates.
• Seek for transport logistics in a context of just-in-time deliveries.
• Maintain and validate the department's monthly reports and performance indicators.
• Performs order verification and supplier invoice coding.
• Validate and confirm forecast consumption volume for commodities negotiations.
• Participate in different negotiations, including annual contractual agreements with suppliers.
• Assist planning, quality, product engineering, payables and other departments to resolve vendor issues.
• Support and participate to various strategic issues in collaboration with the SCM.
• Identify opportunities for cost reduction and inventory control.
• Lead various small projects to improve supply chain and manufacturing processes.
• Oversee and process supplier complaints non conformity issues (NCR).


• Bachelor's degree in operation management or in any relevant fields.
• Minimum of three years (3) years of experience in a procurement department
• Certificate from the Canadian Purchasing Management Association (an asset)
• Strong skills of purchasing processes in manufacturing environment
• Knowledge of the principles of lean manufacturing and Six Sigma (an asset);
• Demonstrated expertise on ERP Integrated Management Systems (MRP)
• Master the main computerized management systems and knowledge of SAP (an asset)
• Ability to maintain partnership relation with internal and external collaborators
• Work conscientiously with autonomy and great sense of organization
• Demonstrate strong teamwork skills, leadership and strong priority management capacity
• Bilingualism, spoken and written (English and French)

Additional information

ABB is an Employment Equity Employer and values a diverse workforce. ABB will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. In support of our Employment Equity Program, women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify in the application process. We also offer a stimulating work environment, competitive salaries and a complete benefits package.

ABB is prepared to act on requests for disability accommodations that might be required to allow any disabled person to access our facility. Please advise us if any attending person requires/requests some specific form of disability accommodation.

The masculine form is used as neutral gender and includes men and women.

Québec, QC, Quebec, Canada
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Business Unit Transformers
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Procurement & Logistics
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees.

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