Job Summary

  • Review quotations
  • Purchase general and specialized equipment, materials or business services
  • Monitor progress of delivery schedules
  • Invite tenders
  • Establish delivery schedules
  • Determine contract terms and conditions
  • Contact suppliers to resolve problems
  • Award contracts or recommend contract awards
  • Issue purchase orders as required based on the direction of the Purchasing Manager and the production schedule requirements
  • Receipt of purchase orders and matching of packing slips
  • Follow up with vendors regarding outstanding orders and expediting as necessary
  • Complete damaged and defective goods forms and ensure process is followed to completion


  • Minimum 2 years purchasing experience in manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience purchasing residential construction materials considered an asset
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software experience preferred


  • Knowledge of components for house building and ability to read blueprints preferred
  • Able to work on tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills
  • Good oral and written communicator
  • Ability to negotiate

Why Work For Us?

Competitive hourly wage based on experience.

Day shift only & off early on Fridays.

Medical, Drug and Life Insurance after probationary period.

Consistent year-round work within an indoor production facility.

Dental coverage and Pension Plan after one year.

Our employees care about each other and take pride in their craftsmanship.

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    Northlander Industries
    165 Thames Road East, Hwy 83 Exeter, Ontario, Canada N0M 1S3
    Attention: Human Resources

    Northlander Industries is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who are selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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