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Purchasing Administrator

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Industry: Home furnishings & equipment


Our customer one of North America’s best supplier of home furnishings to mass market retailers and home products online Retailers is currently seeking a Purchasing Administrator since implementing a new MRP software. This position will support the Purchasing Manager and work closely with the Asian office as well as the planning, logistics and operations departments.  

This company offers a competitive salary, good benefits including Insurance and employer contribution to a collective RRSP.  You will be working out of beautiful centrally located offices easily accessible by public transport.  They offer a very dynamic culture in a fast paced environment and encourage initiative and promote from within.



Generate and issue all Purchase orders in MRP and keep information updated with ship dates, quantities and pricing

Daily monitoring of new messages in MRP and take action on messages that affect planning, logistics or production

Manage all sample orders and communicate with customers regarding ship dates and tracking numbers

Work with Freight management system in order to up keep all ETA’s and resolve issues accordingly

Update all HTS Code listings and duty rates



3 years of experience in a purchasing position with overseas manufacturing

Experience with a Freight Management system would be considered an asset.

Strong computer skills including intermediate to advanced Excel skills
Excellent analytical skills

Strong English communication skills

Highly organized and detail oriented