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Sherwood Electromotion Inc. (SEI)
20 Barnes Court, Concord, ON, Canada

Organization Overview

Sherwood Electromotion Inc. (SEI) is a leading independent provider of assembly, overhaul and manufacturing services for propulsion systems equipment and electrical rotating apparatus for Rail, Mass Transit and Wind Industries. SEI is a family-owned and operated company that has been in business for over 40 years. As a company, we are committed to providing our clients with outstanding quality, integrity and, value.

Position Summary

We are looking for an Expeditor to join our team. The Expeditor is responsible for the complete/timely execution of purchase orders by working closely with stakeholders to meet agreed delivery dates.

Position Responsibilities

  • Expedite receipt of components, assembly kits, subassemblies, and assemblies as required by Production to complete Work on time, stay on schedule and meet deadlines.
  • Contact Vendors on a daily basis to ensure timely delivery of Materials.
  • Update the Promise date in the system and continuously follow up with Vendors to ensure the shipments are made as promised.
  • All Line Items on Open Purchase orders have to be reviewed, followed up with vendors and information from Vendors Updated in the system every week.
  • Maintain constant contact with vendors, transporter, Custom Brokers etc., while deliveries are in transit. Resolve any situations affecting the arrival of parts to the plant on time.
  • Notify all in a timely manner if a critical delivery will be late.
  • Evaluate the situation and make adjustments in the procurement plan, like procuring from alternate vendors, obtaining approval for the use of alternate materials, and Processing concessions / Deviations for approval from Engineering / QA to meet the requirements of the production scheduler.
  • Communicating with vendors to resolve issues affecting a purchase order.
  • Track orders from placement through delivery and acceptance.
  • Visit supplier facilities as required to monitor the progress of Critical Components.
  • Creating and issuing purchase orders for materials and services as required.
  • Resolve and find solutions to vendor errors and any Quality issues of materials as they arise occasionally.
  • Review/Analyze production schedule, inventory reports and work orders to determine types, quantities, and availability of required material, ensuring Scheduler due dates are met
  • Prioritize POs to support completion of Work orders as per scheduler want dates & Part Stopper reports.
  • Facilitate movement of materials/ Kits from stores to Work Stations as the schedule requires.
  • Coordinate with Stores in receiving a shipment of materials in the system after ensuring parts are approved per quality plan and specifications.
  • Coordinate with Stores to pick & book parts for Work orders as material becomes available.
  • Arrange to book the Incoming Materials/subassemblies to the right work orders ensuring proper functioning of the Scheduler to complete Customer Orders.
  • Coordinating with Buyers to assess the reliability of vendors and identify solutions for ongoing problems.
  • Coordinate with Supervisors, Lead Hands in Production, QA, Engineering, Sales & Shipping as required to take and provide feedback on material-related issues affecting production and completion of Jobs as per Scheduler.
  • Ensure everyone can access updated Material status in the system.
  • Review System bug Report for Purchasing Function on a daily basis and update the system as required to ensure the smooth functioning of the System.
  • Performing other duties as allocated by the head of the department.

Position Qualifications

  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering and Practical Industrial Experience in Supply Chain Management.
  • Minimum of 5 plus years’ experience as a buyer in an industrial procurement environment.
  • Certification as a CPM, CSCP, APP, CPPB, CPPO, or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of purchasing and industrial technical contracting techniques and procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of internal controls and finance management.
  • Excellent computer (MS Excel Outlook) and people management skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Able to consistently represent the company professionally.
  • Thorough knowledge of ERP / MRP software systems and data entry.
  • Sound judgment and shrewd decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Knowledge of accounting and budgetary practices and principles.
  • Able to quickly calculate discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, and volume.
  • Considerable knowledge of laws, ordinances, and regulations about corporate purchasing practices.
  • Strong writing skills for creating reports, correspondence, contracts, requests, bids, and other documentation.
  • Knowledge of the appropriate tools for grading, analyzing and assessing materials, equipment, supplies, services, and other commodities.
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.
  • Ability to respond appropriately in pressure situations with a calm and steady demeanor.
  • Strong customer service focus.

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