Junior Buyer


We are currently looking for a Junior Buyer to join our team.  A Buyer will reviews production item requirements and using known practices and company policies, orders and expedites materials and or services as detailed below;


  • Responsible for procuring packaging components, raw materials and non-inventory items
  • Negotiate pricing with vendors
  • Responsible for purchase analysis relating to inventory levels of components
  • Expedite materials in order to meet production requirements
  • Analyze quotes from existing and new vendors
  • Develop existing vendors to improve lead time, quality and service
  • Order materials regularly as per the MRP: Responsible for releasing firm purchase orders as per MRP requirements
  • Responsible to resolve any shortages or discrepancies on received material with accounts payable
  • Review exception report
  • Communicate any delivery issues which would affect the master production schedule
  • Ensure quantities purchased meet Sherwood’s purchasing guidelines and policies
  • Sourcing inventory items Production, marketing, obtaining samples, specifications, pricing and lead times
  • Survey market place for alternate vendor quotes to ensure competitiveness of existing vendors
  • Responsible to negotiate pricing with vendors and maintain vendor pricing records as needed for analysis
  • Review open purchase orders to reduce and or increase quantities as necessary
  • Communicate QA issues, rejections with appropriate vendors
  • Responsible to create supply agreements for vendors
  • Generate RFQ’s , gather data , analyze Bid results and update Material / Vendor Master on a daily Basis
  • Develop Disposal action for Non-Conforming Materials and implement CA/PA with Vendors.
  • Assist Stores during Cycle Count and Physical count Process.
  • As time permits the Buyer may be called upon to assist the Purchasing Manager or other Buyers to work on other projects as required by the Company.
  • Conduct Clerical duties as requested
  • Other duties as assigned


  • College or Technical Diploma
  • 3-5 years’ experience as buyer with a similar industry
  • Enrollment with PMAC as a CPP or SCMP an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • In-depth understanding of Total Cost for products and services
  • Experience and success reviewing validating and building excellent relationships with suppliers
  • Excellent knowledge of Visual Manufacturing and ability to interpolate reports
  • Ability to work well with a team
  • Comprehensive understanding of MS Excel & MS Word
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and the ability to prioritize requirements
  • Mechanical and or electrical aptitude and the ability to read and understand component and subassembly drawings
  • A high level of understanding for both metal properties and their processing methods, and electrical products, controls and coatings
  • A high level of communication skills for both internal and external customers, and the ability to clearly project ideas and concepts to all levels within the company

Start your career with Sherwood Electromotion Inc. today and be part of a team that rewards quality and integrity with competitive pay, employee benefits and, profit sharing.

While we appreciate all candidates who express interest only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Note: We are few minutes walking distance from the new TTC Subway in Vaughan 

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