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Purchasing Administrator

Date: May 17, 2022

Location: Coquitlam, BC, CA, V3K 6A8

Company: Sonepar

With over 60 years of industry experience, Gescan has 26 branches located across Western Canada. Gescan is a proud member of the Sonepar Canada family, one of the largest B-to-B electrical distribution networks in the world. Sonepar Canada has over 1900 employees working out of 114 offices between the unique brands. At Gescan, we leverage our strong global resource base, our local expertise, and our family-oriented values to deliver the best service to our customers and suppliers.

 

Why Join Us?  

 

  • You will be joining a market leader with over 40 years of experience to help you elevate your potential.  
  • You will be working for the world's #1 privately held business to business distributor of electrical products and related solutions.  
  • We house the largest inventory to better service our customers and deliver on sales commitments. 

 

Scope of the Position


Responsible for the timely placement of purchase orders and delivery of materials to meet customer order requirements and maintain stock inventory levels within approved guidelines

 

Major Responsibilities

 

  • Purchase material for inventory and non-stock items for customer orders
  • Process purchase requisitions
  • Review purchase orders and release to vendors
  • Receive and track order acknolwledgement, update and maintain ETA in ERP
  • Resolve errors on purchase orders as required
  • Resolve purchase order descrepancies with vendors
  • Prevent stock outs and expedite open purchase orders
  • Assist with stock rotations
  • Other duties as assigned.
     

Education & Training

 

  • High School Diploma required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
     

Experience

 

  • A minimum of 1 year related experience
  • Experience with ERP system preferred.

 

Benefits & Perks

 

  • We offer a competitive salary, plus a full set of benefits, including:
  • Flexible benefits program allowing you to choose from options that best fit you and your dependents’ needs. Benefit options include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Spending Account & RRSP matching.
  • Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a career path.
  • Regardless of your benefits program, you will receive company paid Life Insurance, and employee paid disability.


We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy a number of employee benefits by applying online. Gescan is very thankful for your interest in joining the team, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.  

 

More information on Gescan:  

Website: www.Gescan.com  
Twitter: @gescanwest  
Facebook: Gescan Canada  
LinkedIn: Gescan  
YouTube: GescanTV   

Sonepar is committed to providing a safe environment for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We believe the COVID vaccination adds a layer of protection that complements the extensive and necessary health and safety protocols that we have taken to date. In order to be considered for employment at any Sonepar location you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.