Senior Procurement & Inventory Specialist

Mississauga, ON | Direct Hire

Job ID: 59567 Industry: Sales/Marketing/PR

Position:     Senior Procurement & Inventory Specialist

Location:    North Central Mississauga

Salary:        Up to $80,000 depending on experience, 3 weeks' vacation, Benefits &                          Profit Sharing

Hours:        9am to 5pm

Our client is in the business of finding solutions for customers and users of wireless network technology, providing installation and other professional services. They are a Canadian privately- owned organization where management takes an active part in the success of the business. Their philosophy is to 'work hard/play hard'!

Their culture suits individuals who have a strong work ethic and a 'whatever it takes' attitude.  This is a very rewarding position if you like to fit into a small close-knit team/office.  Are you good with building relationships, proficient using systems, accurate at data entry, detail oriented and willing to learn? 

We are looking for a thorough and focused procurement professional who can handle tight deadlines with a calm demeanour to stay on top of things!

The Senor Procurement  & Inventory Specialist will report to the Operations Support Manager and be responsible for ensuring inventory requirements are met and issuing PO’s based on minimum quantity-on-hand level.  SAP implementation at end of this year so knowledge of SAP is very helpful. 

This position may evolve into a leadership role managing a small group of office staff in the day to day operation side of  the business. 


  • Monitoring incoming order inventory requirements and issuing PO’s based on minimum quantity-on-hand levels
  • Responsible for standard replenishment and one time custom purchases
  • Maintaining master order schedule to ensure timely follow-up procedures are undertaken to meet all target ship dates
  • Monitor and adjust stock levels to ensure appropriate stock levels are maintained
  • Coordinate the purchasing needs of multiple departments
  • Preparation and maintenance of open order reports (Customers & Vendors)
  • Participate in supplier evaluation and assessments related to quality, on-time delivery and cost
  • Consistent monitoring of contracts (Customers & Vendors) for compliance
  • Recommend, implement, and administer methods and procedures to enhance operations


  • 7-10 years related experience in purchasing and inventory control
  • Background in Distribution not Manufacturing is  a good fit
  • University or College degree / diploma in a Purchasing-related program
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Accurate data entry, proficiency in software; SAP is an asset
  • Experience managing a small office team is an asset
  • Willingness to learn and accept new challenges
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work to meet deadlines and multiple demands


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