[ICX-462] Purchasing Manager

[ICX-462] Purchasing Manager

10 Nov
Richmond Hill

10 Nov


Richmond Hill

Amico, a world leader in the medical equipment industry, is seeking a PURCHASING MANAGER. The role of PURCHASING MANAGER encompasses purchase planning, supplier negotiation, supplier management, strategic process development, employee coaching and mentorship, cost management, with focus on continual cost and quality improvement. This role reports to upper management and currently has ~7 direct reports. The ideal candidate will must be willing to overcome obstacles, and driving change from start to finish within a team environment to achieve exceptional results.



Minimum 3 years of experience managing a procurement team

Comfortable working with vendors globally

Strong organizational,

coaching and leadership skills

High degree of awareness for supply chain risks, expertise in risk analysis and mitigation

Comprehensive understanding of entire supply chain

Fluency in spoken and written English – Mandarin & Cantonese is an asset

Possesses strong verbal, written and visual communication skills

Experience in manufacturing industry is preferred - working knowledge of metal fabrication, injection molding, electronic assembly

Highly analytical, logical and methodical, with experience in raw data interpretation.

Knowledge of new technologies, platforms, very strong computer skills.

Ability to occasionally travel domestically and internationally for work.

High level of reliability and dedication, willing to work on emergencies during non-business hours as required

Working knowledge of Project Management principles and practices.

Current knowledge of best practices for management of offshore suppliers, logistics, importing, taxes, duties, fees, etc.

Professional Purchaser education and/or certification, and/or Bachelor of Commerce in Supply Chain Management is an asset


Lead the organization’s purchasing/procurement/inventory planning functions to minimize the overall costs without compromising quality or reliability of supply

Liaise with cross functional teams such as suppliers, production, engineering and customer service/sales to ensure goods are available to meet production requirements on time

Develop and evaluate planning budgets, policies, systems, procedures.

Keep up to date on market trends and commodity impacts to identify and anticipate potential risks to material, cost, and/or quality

Establish and maintain performance improvement measures and SLAs for vendors and employees

Management and mitigation of non-conforming products

Maintain an approved vendor/supplier database

Assist in evaluating and negotiating complex or strategically important relationships to secure terms that are the in best interest of the organization

Review cost analyses from Purchasing team with Management to forecast and propose ordering plans

Staff recruitment, training, coaching and mentorship to team members. Drive a culture of creativity, innovation and continuous learning

Ensure that all direct reports are familiar with, trained on, and follow all quality system procedures related to their job

Monitor inventory levels and expenditures

Prepare and present regular reports as required by Management

Develop strong product knowledge together with Purchasing team to better facilitate day-to-day procurement needs with vendors

Initiate projects to reduce cost and improve quality

Other duties as required

Amico offers:

Opportunities for Advancement

Comprehensive Benefit package

Employer Paid Vacation

Employee Referral Program

Please send resume to [email protected]

For more information, please visit us at www.amico.com

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