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Job Title:  Buyer

Requisition ID:  4967
Location: 

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA, V5J 5M4

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is a leading power and energy solutions provider for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry. Our products help power the necessities of modern wired and wireless communication infrastructure, including wireless cell sites, 5G small cells, Internet of Things (IoT), and switching centers. Our portfolio includes renewable energy products, DC and AC power systems, power distribution systems, and energy storage in the form of industrial batteries, employing advanced lithium electrochemistry technologies. 

As power conversion and power management experts, we provide solutions to our customers’ challenges and problems.  From individual modules to full turn-key system solutions, we provide our customers with the advice and support needed at all level of the organization.  We cherish the integral relationship critical to success of our clients who range from Mobile Network Operators to major telecom and cable providers to data center operators.

Our Burnaby, British Columbia, facility is the Center of Excellence for our power system design and ICT application development. Regional headquarters are in Canada, USA, Europe and Asia, with worldwide headquarters located in Reading, PA, USA.

EnerSys is truly a Global Company, with over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. EnerSys is the power/full solution with sales and service locations throughout the world. We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.
 

Job Purpose

As a result of our continuing growth, Alpha Technologies, an Enersys Company has an opportunity for a dynamic BUYER to join our Supply Chain group in our Burnaby location.

Reporting to the Purchasing Supervisor, the Buyer will ensure timely execution and closure of material orders within a fast-paced designing and manufacturing environment. They will foster strong working relationships with Team Members and Suppliers while working in conjunction with Alpha Commodity Managers to drive Cost, Quality, Delivery and Inventory improvements.  This role requires coordination with the planning, production, materials, logistics, and customer service teams.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create purchase orders and work with supply base to ensure timely and accurate supply
  • Utilize ERP tools to identify issues, resolve problems, and support supply chain planning metrics
  • Update orders and tracking systems to ensure the latest information regarding suppliers’ delivery is available
  • Alert affected teams on potential delays and recommend corrective measures well in advance to mitigate schedule risks
  • Perform back-up duties for other buyers
  • Process defective/rejected parts
  • Arrange disposal of surplus materials
  • Assist with special projects as assigned by manager

Qualifications

  • Create purchase orders and work with supply base to ensure timely and accurate supply
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision 
  • Utilize ERP tools to identify issues, resolve problems, and support supply chain planning metrics
  • Update orders and tracking systems to ensure the latest information regarding suppliers’ delivery is available
  • Alert affected teams on potential delays and recommend corrective measures well in advance to mitigate schedule risks
  • Perform back-up duties for other buyers
  • Process defective/rejected parts
  • Arrange disposal of surplus materials
  • Assist with special projects as assigned by manager

General Job Requirements

  • This position will work in an office setting, expect minimal physical demands.

EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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