Indirect MRO Buyer


Website Supply Chain

Reference Code: 4202

  • Post-secondary diploma preferred in the following, or equivalent work experience
    • Business Administration and/or
    • Materials Management
  • 2 years direct technical and commercial purchasing experience, specializing in automotive manufacturing.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office (excel, Word, Outlook, etc)
  • High level of time management and mathematical skills
  • Strong negotiation and organizational skills and ability to work independently
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills / Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of ISO 14001: 2015
  • Knowledge of IATF 16949
  • Knowledge of any applicable customer specific requirements


Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the purchase of MRO materials and operating supplies;
  • Communicates with vendors and suppliers to obtain pricing, availability and delivery;
  • Expedites delivery of goods to users;
  • Enforces 100% on-time delivery requirements,
  • Maintain a positive contribution to quality, customer satisfaction and company profitability;
  • Obtain bid proposals and negotiates contracts and lease agreements within budget and within guidance of Buyer/ Material Manager and corporate standard.
  • Follows protocol within IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 requirements and Martinrea Purchasing Policies and Procedures;
  • Escalates issues from suppliers to Buyer and Materials Manager and corporate standard;
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with supplier for resolution;
  • Work with under-performing suppliers to improve, or locate alternate supplier with Buyer and/or Materials Manager;
  • Prepares purchase orders and quote requests and responsible to ensure the correct documentation is supplied to all vendors such as terms and conditions and other related documentation;
  • Presents cost savings to Materials Manager;
  • CRMS projects / reports that contribute to continuous improvement or profit opportunities;
  • Communicate with all areas of the plant to ensure the needs of the company are being fulfilled through purchasing;
  • Responsible to actively participate in any new programs or projects associated with the MRO plant products;
  • Supervise all tool crib personnel;
  • Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook



Physical Demands/ Work Environment:

  • Constant communication with employees, peers, and management.
  • Frequent distractions and interruptions
  • Multiple demands in a challenging and fast paced- team orientated environment
  • Noisy environment
  • Overtime as required.
  • Office, Plant floor
  • Travel as required


Health and Safety:

  • Compliance with Occupational safety sections of Act.
  • Must report all accidents and near misses to your Supervisor
  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company Rules, Plant Rules, policies and procedures.
  • Must use or wear equipment, protective devices or certain clothing as required by the company.
  • Must wear all designated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


Other Duties:

  • This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities required for this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice




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