Inventory & Purchasing Analyst

Employment Type : Permanent
Salary : 55000
Location :
Reference : DP29903
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  • Inventory and Purchasing Analyst



  • Toronto, On (Keele and Steeles)


Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Create and distribute PO’s for all materials.
  • Approach vendors for price savings when appropriate and negotiate with said vendors
  • Manage the supply chain and plan inventory forecasts for project specific materials for manufacturing
  • Coordinate supply chain with production schedule
  • Act as administrator of our Inventory Management Software
  • Correct technical issues or data inconsistencies with our Inventory Management Software
  • Aid employees in their use of our Inventory Management Software
  • Adjust costs of items as required in inventory system
  • Add or remove products as required in inventory system
  • Enter inventory consumption into Inventory Management Software on a daily basis as reported from the Production Department
  • Receive materials in Inventory Management Software with signed packing slips
  • Reconcile differences and correct as required.
  • Track back ordered items and items received in damaged condition for use by our production or service department to complete orders.
  • Coordinate and enter periodic inventory counts into Inventory Management Software. – Investigate discrepancies as required.
  • Monitor and analyze the inventory levels to ensure orders are placed on time
  • Export relevant information from Inventory Management Software into Excel models to predict supply side inventory movement
  • Analyze models and suggest order dates, quantities, frequencies, and verify with other employees
  • Use models to create POs
  • Arrange and participate in periodic inventory counts
  • Create and provide inventory reports to management as requested
  • Work with suppliers on the availability of product, production planning and raw material lead times
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with vendors
  • Provide recommendations for the development and implementation of supply chain network changes and processes. Make effective decisions independently
  • Communicate effectively with Plant Manager
  • Collaborate with others as a part of a team
  • Review and approve invoices from vendors as required.



  • College Diploma / University Degree / Supply Chain Certificate
  • Strong knowledge of Excel
  • 5+ years of experience in inventory management
  • Possess exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Computer proficiency in word processing and data management programs
  • Mathematical skills are strongly preferred
  • Must be comfortable in a warehouse environment



  • ??????$50,000 – $60,000 per year based on experience

For more information please apply through the link provided for the attention of Doug Palframan

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