Location: Burlington
Contract Type: To be defined
Job type: Full-time
Category: Retail
Date: 05/10/2022


As a Buyer you will have a great opportunity to manage selective key suppliers nationally across all warehouses. This opportunity will enable you to build strong business relationships with suppliers and understand the most cost effective ways to manage inventory across the network.


  • Maintain product availability taking into consideration sales trend, forecast, lead time and cost efficiency: Issuing requests for quotations and purchase orders
  • Manage inventory control for multiple warehouses to include inventory review to reduce and eliminate any obsolete materials
  • Maintain frequent communications with suppliers to ensure project/quotation and deliveries are on schedule
  • Negotiate product availability on time to meet customer requirements, managing the process of returning goods to vendors
  • Meet key suppliers, conduct facility visits to have clear understanding of operational efficiencies
  • Work closely with sales, customer service, warehouse staff and clients
  • Support internal staff with expert knowledge and services, and resolves any customer complaints or problems


  • Bachelor's degree and Minimum 3-5 years’ supply chain and procurement experience in a high volume distribution environment
  • Certification from Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) is preferred
  • Ability to effectively manage inventory and service level
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy with strong analytical and vendor negotiation skills
  • Basic knowledge of financial statements and trial balance information.
  • Ability to work in a Windows environment with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Previous experience working with SX Enterprise an asset

New career… new opportunities! What are You waiting for?

Bunzl provides the food and retail packaging, cleaning supplies and equipment, safety products and industrial packaging that keeps over 45,000 businesses in Canada running optimally, every day.

Bunzl plc is a global leader with sales in excess of $10 billion. Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, owns and operates more than 100 warehouses with over 5,000 employees and 400,000 plus suppliers.

At Bunzl, we want to invest in you. With our multi-career options, you’ll not only be able to find the adventure you are looking for today but can be confident that new opportunities will be there for advancement in your future. We know that our employees are our number one asset. That’s why we recruit and retain people who are passionate about delivering the very best for our customers. We provide opportunities for our employees to progress within our company based on their talents, experiences, and aptitude.    

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including an RRSP with a company match.

Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, perceived race, ancestry, place of origin, national origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, disability, social circumstances, political belief and/or source of income; or any other prohibited ground of discrimination as defined in the applicable Human Rights Legislation.



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