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ATS Automation Intermediate Buyer - Innovation in Cambridge, Ontario

ATS Company: ATS Corporation

Requisition ID: 12462


Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date: May 15, 2024

Intermediate Buyer - Innovation

Job Description

Reporting to the Procurement Team Leader, the Intermediate Buyer will source, negotiate, and purchase a variety of commodities in accordance with departmental goals, objectives, and best practices. The Intermediate 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.

· Perform on-going reviews of product, service, equipment, and expense usage to identify new opportunities for cost savings.

· Effective use of historical and other benchmarking data to ensure competitive pricing.

· Resolve invoicing discrepancies and approve for payment.

· Maintain favorable Terms and Conditions for ATS



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


· Minimum 3 years’ experience in Purchasing (or equivalent)

· Experience in a custom manufacturing environment is an asset

· Intermediate knowledge of MS Office software including Excel - pivot tables & Power Point - presentations

· Ability to interpret engineering drawings is an asset.

· Proven organizational and negotiation skills.

· Excellent oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.

· Demonstrated problem solving and continuous improvement skills

· Demonstrated ability to interact in a team environment.

· Demonstrated ability to contribute on a cross functional team

· Proven data driven decision making