Buyer

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Four Seasons - Toronto, Canada

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Description du poste

The Buyer will assist the Procurement Manager with the assigned categories within the established guidelines.

Key Activities:

Vendor Management:

  • Manage relationships and negotiates pricing and terms, with vendors, in assigned commodities, as determined by Procurement Manager/Director
  • Receive vendor proposals and provide recommendations to support business plans and initiatives, as applicable
  • Monitor vendors, as assigned, adherence to Four Seasons quality standards, quantity, price and delivery specifications, contractual obligations and acts to remedy discrepancies
  • Monitor vendor catalogue accuracy in Birchstreet System, assist with responses to FS Property procurement enquiries pertaining to product and Birchstreet

Supplier Follow Up:

  • Prepare Requests for Information/Proposals/Quotes as directed.
  • Support categories with all supplier follow-up (pricing, deliveries, etc.)
  • Assist with preparation (acquisition of samples) and presentation of product for review.
  • Receive vendor quotes and provide recommendations to support business plans, as applicable

Category Management:

  • Prepare and action Category Management documentation for assigned categories.
  • Identify and investigate alternate sources of supply and prepare proposals for approval, as determined by Procurement Manager/Director/VP, Sourcing & Procurement.

Reporting:

  • Prepare cost comparisons and provide recommendations
  • Ensure on time submissions of vendor open order reporting and conduct detailed review to assess potential risks; update Delivery Status Report.
  • Support Procurement Managers with the development of project budgets, and maintenance of templates.
  • Assist with Corporate Standards Usage reporting needs as required.
  • Maintain accurate master database files for categories, vendors and properties
  • Manage cost savings tracking and assist with preparing annual cost savings analysis report

Purchase Orders:

  • Other duties as assigned and special projects.
  • Attend calls (irregular hours) as needed to support various regions and/or projects.
  • Support Procurement Managers with the development of project budgets, and maintenance of templates.
  • Assist with responses to Four Seasons Property procurement enquiries pertaining to product and Birchstreet

Key Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) designation or working towards, an asset
  • Degree or diploma in business or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years procurement and supply chain experience required ​
  • Ability to travel approximately 5% to international locations
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office software, in particular Word and Excel
  • Lotus Notes and centralized purchasing system (i.e. Birch Street, SAP etc.) experience would be an asset
  • Ability to read and interpret designer specifications would be an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; must be able to write clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet various shifting deadlines in a very fast-paced environment
  • Analytical, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Flexible and dependable

All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.

Internal transfer applications must be fully approved in Workday by Wednesday, December 12th, 2018.

Four Seasons is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

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Contrat
Temps plein
Lieu
Old Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Département
Autre
Début
Dès que possible
Durée du contrat
Indéfini

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