itec group

Lead Buyer

Cambridge, ON N1R 7P4

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 8245

Job Description

Our well-established client is seeking a Lead Buyer to join their team for a permanent job opportunity.

Reporting to the General, the Lead Buyer will be responsible for sourcing vendors, negotiating contracts and pricing, along with managing supplier performance for all 3 Ontario locations. The successful candidate will have 5 years of purchasing experience within a manufacturing or fabrication environment. This is a great opportunity to join a market leader that offers a competitive salary, benefits, and future career progression!

The Lead Buyer job responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Negotiate supplier agreements and prepare/issue purchase orders

  • Obtain the best overall terms and costs for production-related components

  • Manage inventories and participate in physical counts

  • Manage and provided supplier performance report cards.

  • Take part in meetings regarding production

  • Maintain all BOM’s and engineered drawings



  • 5+ years of experience in purchasing

  • Working knowledge of MRP and ERP systems

  • Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation

  • Strong communication skills-both verbal and written

  • Ability to read drawings/blueprints an asset

If you are interested in learning more about the Lead Buyer job opportunity and meet the required qualifications, please submit your updated resume to

itec group Inc. emphasizes the importance of building effective relationships between candidates and industry-leading companies. We recruit for the IT, engineering and advanced manufacturing industries. We offer individuals looking for contract or full-time positions desirable career opportunities. Our committed team who are leaders within the recruitment industry have built a foundation of solid working relationships based on quality service, integrity and respect. 

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