Buyer

Buyer, Timmins, Ontario

When you join our team as a Buyer, you will be responsible for planning and procurement to ensure inventory efficiency at our sawmills. You will co-ordinate the flow of information between the unit and vendors so as to meet the mill’s product and/or service needs.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and maintain robust relationships with vendors and contractors so as to better meet product/service needs.
  • Identify vendors of materials, equipment, services, and supplies, and determine product availability, prices, and terms of service and/or product.
  • Make purchases and co-ordinate procurement, in accordance with the contracts in force, per operational needs.
  • Generate and receive purchase orders, perform pickup and stocking, and perform cycle counts.
  • Manage procurement and inventory logistics in compliance with the scheduling principles and corporate guidelines.
  • Ensure the integrity of inventory data, including changing part numbers and updating vendor documentation in the system.
  • Maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) to ensure sound procurement management.
  • Handle special orders and co-ordinate customs processes along with shipping by air, sea or land, as needed.
  • Generate and submit various reports for weekly cost reviews.
  • Perform any other duty related to the position.

What You Offer

  • Professional or college diploma in purchasing, logistics, or administration, or the equivalent.
  • Relevant experience in a similar position.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Knowledge of SAP an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Attentive to detail, analytical in nature and result oriented.
  • Ability to adapt and organize workflow in a very busy environment.
  • Self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision.

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out www.interfor.com to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive benefits package.
We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at www.interfor.com/careers.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.