Purchasing Support

Req ID:  30031
Date:  May 12, 2024
Location: 

Surrey, BC, CA, V3V 4G4

Brand:  Texcan

Texcan provides customers with high quality wire and cable products at the best value possible. As one of Canada’s largest distributor for over 45 years, we have built a reputation for going to great lengths for our customers. We supply solutions for a variety of different markets in residential, commercial, industrial and emerging green markets such as wind farms, solar energy, hydroelectric, water and waste treatments.  

We are a member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately-held electrical distributor. The Sonepar Group is present in more than 40 countries with over 45,000 employees. 

 

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.  
  • Be part of an ISO certified company with a strong a quality assurance program and new technologies which help you perform at your best.  
  • Attractive compensation with benefits and “other perks” such as tuition reimbursement.  
  • Employee Referral provides the opportunity to earn more while you work by referring one of the best you know.  
  • In-depth process and product training provided by a mentored approach, product knowledge sessions hosted by the Product Manager and lunch and learn meetings.  
  • We house the largest inventory to better service our customers and deliver on sales commitments.  

 

Scope of Position:

Work collaboratively with and as directed by the Purchasing team to obtain and consolidate pricing and delivery information, enter and maintain purchase orders, obtain technical clarifications, and provide assistance to Sales as they develop their sales proposals.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Research and sourcing of materials
  • Submitting price & delivery requests to manufacturers as directed
  • Assisting Buyers with the preparation of landed cost sheets as required by Sales
  • Review of vendor acknowledgements and updating of delivery status
  • PO adjustments for metals Ÿ Assisting Buyers with purchase order entry and maintenance
  • Obtain & distribute technical documentation as required
  • Expediting orders
  • Must be extremely detail oriented with strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Must be very customer service focused to support our internal customers
  • Continuously develop product & technical knowledge to assist Sales with proper selection/use of products and authoritatively communicate their features& benefits
  • Attend, prepare for, and actively participate in required meetings and training sessions
  • Proactively develop and grow by embracing training through internal company online training portal or other
  • Must become an expert on all existing and future digital tools/platforms/solutions made available by the Company
  • Learn and adhere to Company policies and ISO procedures to maintain high quality, consistent service and prevent compliance issues
  • Represent the Company positively through professional engagement with Suppliers and contribute to a positive work environment through respect and mutual cooperation with coworkers and between departments.
  • Maintain confidentiality of proprietary and sensitive business information and keep the Company’s best interests in mind while performing job duties
  • Participate in Company annual physical inventory count
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Experience and Qualifications:

  • High school Diploma Required
  • Post Secondary preferred
  • Business education background preferred
  • Proficiency in Window OS and MS Office software required, particularly Excel & Outlook.
  • Industry experience and/or experience in a similar job an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize duties, multitask, and perform accurately, efficiently and effectively in a high-paced work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully employ interpersonal skills to develop strong working relationships and resolve conflicts.

Salary Range: $60,000 - $64,000 per annum

Please note that, whilst not expected, the company may pay at a rate outside of the range for this role where appropriate. Actual compensation commensurate with the candidate’s experience, education, internal parity, role complexity, role level, and other relevant factors. The advertised salary range relates to British Columbia and is provided in accordance with the BC Pay Transparency Act. We recognize however that salaries are often driven by market forces in the local area where a candidate is based and accordingly the salary range may not apply outside of British Columbia

 

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.


To explore and learn more about Texcan, please visit www.texcan.com.  

Watch our employee videos on our new careers page: https://www.texcan.com/careers 

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Next Steps:

We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy a number of employee benefits by applying online.

We are very thankful for your interest in joining the team, however only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.

Sonepar is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes submissions from all candidates.