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Buyer, MRO (12-month contract)

Date: Jan 9, 2021

Location: Lakeshore, ON, CA, N8N 5G8

Company: Cimpress/Vistaprint


This position will be responsible for strategy and continuous improvement with regard to the purchase of MRO materials, non-inventory consumables, and indirect services to support production and maintenance at the Windsor facility.



  • Work with multiple Windsor & Reno teams to understand purchase requirements and provide Procurement expertise to affect an optimal business case
  • Use knowledge of Procurement concepts to participate in the selection of best in class Suppliers based on quality, technology, service and price
  • Responsible for processing of Purchasing Orders with adherence to a complex framework of policy and procedure
  • Work cross functionally to ensure Procurement strategy is aligned with the needs of stakeholders in Engineering, Maintenance and Logistics departments
  • Ensure timely resolution of problems related to Supplier on time deliveries and service levels
  • Ensure prompt and accurate entry of P.O data and order confirmation of P.O by supplier
  • Plan, execute and track an annual business plan focused on delivering cost savings and total cost of ownership benefits
  • Analyze and execute complex Supply Chain transactions, including expediting of materials at optimal cost and follow up with suppliers to ensure on time delivery
  • Track expected deliveries to ensure no stock outs on parts
  • Prepare and publish report of expected deliveries & requisitions requiring approval
  • Resolve customs issues as required.
  • Support multiple cross function teams by providing timely information as required
  • Align strategy with the Computerized Maintenance Management system (CMMS) planner to achieve specific goals for inventory accuracy, total inventory value, and 100% on time availability of materials Propose and implement system automation and improvements to work processes through the engagement and collaboration with teams that support the efficient use of IT systems
  • Other Duties will be assigned as required by Manager


  • University or college education in Business management is considered an asset
  • Computer literacy including the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) required
  • Proficiency in use of SAP is required
  • Administrative support experience in a manufacturing environment an asset
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in purchasing
  • Experience with RFP and RFQ procedure, quote analysis, PO issuance
  • Experience in managing supplier deliveries and invoices.
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work accurately under time constraints
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision for extended periods of time
  • Strong interpersonal skills & team work attitude is required
  • Ability to comply with Supply Chain procedures and teach others as needed
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes

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