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Purchasing Coordinator

Job details:

Our client is one of the largest manufacturing companies in North America with a plant located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Purchasing Coordinator is responsible for implementing and managing procurement activities for the Branch.  Responsibilities:

  • Production procurement
  • Build and develop relationships with key suppliers and customers
  • Manage vendor relationships and assist in building effective partnerships
  • Prepare all documents including purchase requisitions, approve and issue purchase orders in accordance with company policy and negotiated terms and conditions as well as customer requirements
  • Source suppliers and negotiate contracts as needed
  • Work closely with suppliers to ensure the PO due dates are adhered to and expedite when required
  • Maintain procurement files
  • Track purchasing activity and measurements
  • Monitor and participate in the coordination of inventory requirements for specific contract accounts. 
  • Apply innovation and effective negotiation to meet supply requirements
  • Reviews invoices to purchase orders and resolves any discrepancies
  • Strong analytical, time management & organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills required with Suppliers, Operations, Sales and Quality departments




  • Post secondary education preferred
  • CPM (Certified Purchasing Management) designation would be an asset
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing
  • 3 – 5 years procurement experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Previous experience with MRO systems
  • Experience on Metalware/AS 400 Systems
  • Strong MS Office skills (particularly Excel)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Cindy Delisle, Legacy Bowes Group at (204) 934-8845.  If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization in the role of Purchasing Coordinator, please submit your resume in confidence to

To apply for the Purchasing Coordinator job at Legacy Bowes Group , send your resume to Cindy Delisle at
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Company Name

Legacy Bowes Group

Posted By

Cindy Delisle

Job Category

Post Date

June 16, 2011 (Long time ago)

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