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Technical Buyer

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As the technical buyer with Vention, you will be responsible to manage all purchases relating to Vention’s library of hardware. You will help evaluate and screen suppliers to choose the best materials and products for Vention.

What you will be doing:

* Prepares purchase orders and formal requests for quotations
* Reviews bid proposals and support COO and Supply Chain Lead in selecting and negotiating with current and potential suppliers
* Review historical data and trends to effectively qualify suppliers with respect to risk, pricing, and delivery
* Follow up with suppliers, track and expedite orders if required
* Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with internal stakeholders, users, vendors, and others to help determine the source of issues and take corrective action
* Conduct Supply market analysis involves the gathering of facts, data, observations, and trends about the marketplace in which suppliers conduct business


What you will need:

* 1-3 years of experience in the manufacturing industry
* Knowledge of engineering concepts and drawings
* Excellent communication skills, written and spoken in English, Mandarin a plus
* Experience using Microsoft office notably Excel


* Competitive salary and growth opportunities in a rapidly growing startup
* A team of passionate colleagues in an inclusive environment
* Collaborative team dynamic that welcomes different opinions
* Employer-sponsored health and dental plan
* Flexible work hours
* Convenient location in Montreal's Saint-Henri neighbourhood, with free parking available and fantastic restaurants
* Frequent company-sponsored social events with a close-knit team
* A well stocked kitchen with snacks and drinks