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Buyer, Manufacturing

Job Description

Change the future with us

We are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who are able to meet constantly evolving challenges and serve the customer’s needs or answer colleagues’ questions by applying intelligent concepts and demonstrating creativity. We promote change and work with people who have the curiosity needed to reinvent the future of work. Join us, and together, we will focus on what’s truly important – making life better worldwide thanks to new ideas and the latest technologies.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

  • Freedom and a healthy work-life balance – Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting, and digital workspaces;
  • Solving the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects;
  • Engaging and challenging environment that evolves quickly with cutting-edge technology.
  • Opportunities to advance your career with mentorship programs on a local and global scale;
  • Competitive total compensation;
  • Profit sharing available;
  • Opportunity to buy and sell vacation time according to your lifestyle;
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, technology and sustainability while making a positive impact on the community;
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events, and off-site business events;
  • Opportunity to contribute and earn money for your innovative ideas;
  • Employee benefits and discounts;
  • Focused on diversity and inclusivity;

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2020 and Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2021.

What will you do?

The buyer will primarily place purchase orders and follow up with various suppliers. The buyer must also align his or her production cell procurement with data issued by the planning department.

  • Conduct purchases for the production and maintenance team using a list of pre-established suppliers;
  • Maintain planning and management parameters regarding parts;
  • Enter orders into the computer system;
  • Follow up on orders, purchase schedules and delivery times;
  • Verify the reception of goods and take inventory;
  • Monitor sub-contracting projects with various suppliers;
  • Negotiate prices with various suppliers and prospects.

What will you need to succeed?

  • DEC or Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, logistics or any other relevant field
  • 3-5 years of purchasing or logistics experience;
  • Very good knowledge of French both written and spoken
  • Good knowledge of English both written and spoken
  • Proficiency with the MS Office suite;
  • SAP experience a significant asset;
  • Initiative, energy, and resourcefulness;

About us

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, and reliability. Siemens Canada is a technology leader that provides comprehensive solutions for smart infrastructure and digital industries. We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate, and digitalize the world around us. Ingenuity drives us and what we create together is yours.

Making a difference together we raised $757,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 23 non-profit organizations and planted 1,100 trees in our local communities. Siemens Canada has 2,500 employees from coast-to-coast and 24 office and production facilities across Canada. Join our team of approximately 293,000 talented professionals in more than 190 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together. So, what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at www.siemens.ca.

While we appreciate all applicants, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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Siemens s’engage à créer un environnement diversifié et est fière d’être un employeur souscrivant au principe de l’égalité d’accès à l’emploi. Tous les candidats qualifiés seront pris en considération pour ce poste.

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