Purchasing Coordinator

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: June 09, 2022
  • Job Order ID: 784133.1
  • Consultant: Cory Olton
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing
Exciting opportunity!

Our client in Vaughan, is an employee-owned company with sites located across Canada. It is a distributor for items from leading manufacturers of electrical and communications and data products. Its specialized product divisions include electrical supply, industrial/automation, lighting, comm/data, utility, security, and oil and gas.

As Purchasing Coordinator, you will be responsible for processing purchasing transactions and maintaining inventories to ensure that customer requirements are met.


  • Maintain accuracy of inventory balances.
  • Coordinate stock rotations with vendors.
  • Purchase stock to meet the required demands.
  • Update and maintain manufacturers’ catalogs and cost and price sheets.
  • Work with vendors to resolve pricing issues, shortages, and delivery problems.
  • Make alternate arrangements in the event of shortages or delayed deliveries to minimize the impact on the organization.
  • Advise departments and business units of the lead time required to obtain products or services.
  • Work with custom brokers to ensure vendors supply proper certificates and documentation.
  • Generate reports.
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are required.
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with corporate departments and critical business partners.
  • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently.
  • Knowledge of accounting and budgetary practices and principles.
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Excel and Word.
  • Some experience with electrical, and/or lighting, and/or wire & cable distribution is necessary.
Why this Role?

Our client is committed to hiring the best people and providing training and growth opportunities that allow you to build a great career in the electrical industry.

Apply for this role today!