10 Jun2022

Purchasing manager

  • General Machinery & Cutter Inc.
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Job ID : 56971
  • Category : Purchasing
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $60 Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : 2022-08-29
  • Posting Date : 10 Jun 2022
  • Expiry Date : 10 Jul 2022


NOC: 0113 – Purchasing manager

Duration: Permanent, Full-Time

Work Hours: 37.5 hours/week

Start Date: ASAP

Language of work: English

AboutGeneral Machinery & Cutter Inc.

Located in GTA, General Machinery & Cutter Inc. (WWW.GMAC-INC.COM) has been in the business of the industrial machinery trade for more than 20 years. Our core business operations are buying, selling, trading, consignment and liquidating all types of machine tools. We also provide a range of value-added professional services like repairing, refurbishment, maintenance and custom-build replacement parts. Excellence and professionalism in the service are the cornerstones of our business philosophy.

Primary Job Duties:

Relationship Management

  • Build relationships with domestic suppliers and negotiate with them for the best pricing terms
  • Leverage professional network to consult, select and purchase high-quality industrial machinery products and materials
  • Review quotations, set supplier contract terms and schedules
  • Constantly look for optimal price and terms, develop new suppliers and learn new products

Logistics and Distribution

  • Prepare purchase orders, verify specifications; substitute items as needed based on approval
  • Purchase material for inventory and non-stock items for the department
  • Assess establishment’s specifications and develop a specification booklet for equipment, materials, consumables and supplies
  • Work with marketing and shipping department to establish weekly and monthly ship schedules based on underlying order volumes and booking schedule
  • Arrange and maintain land, air and maritime transportation schedules for all outbound shipments and monitor loading capacity amongst all shifts

Documentation & Reporting

  • Create, develop and implement procedures to ensure accurate data information stored across departments
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion and retention of all critical source documentation (i.e., labelling, tracking downloads, Customs clearance paperwork, etc.)
  • Provide timely and data-driven analytics to support the identification and quantification of value improvement opportunities
  • Complete other internal requests, tasks, and projects as determined by management
  • Work with the finance department to complete routine reconciliations
  • Assist the operational support of procurement tools and systems

Supervisory Experience

  • Review new project proposals for the company
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
  • Manage and mitigate risks
  • Oversee the negotiations of all purchases made by the purchasing department
  • Hire and train purchasing department staff


Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, Machinery, Supply Chain Management or relevant field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Access
  • Proven experience in building partnerships with supplier and vendor resource
  • Solid understanding of customer service, receiving, put-away, picking, shipping, inventory management, transportation, etc.
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical skills to summarize and evaluate quotations/tenders and make recommendations
  • Exposure in machinery purchasing, intern-continental logistic, import and export sectors preferred experience
  • Knowledge of supply chain cost management would be considered an asset.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with comfort in client-facing interactions
  • Ability to plan, organize, multi-task and adapt quickly to changes and short deadlines



How to Apply

To Apply: Please submit your most recent resume along with a cover letter to jobs.gmc@outlook.com, along with job code GMC-22-0113-ONMAIN in your email subject line.


Job Categories: Purchasing. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 13 days.

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