PURCHASING AGENT / BUYER At Angstrom Engineering, we
PURCHASING AGENT / BUYER
At Angstrom Engineering, we manufacture and sell industry-leading thin film deposition systems that can be
custom designed and are assembled on-site by a team of engineers and technologists who prioritize quality,
service, and performance above all else.
We are a growing company looking to break into new markets and to increase our international presence.
To assist us in meeting our goals we are offering a position for a Purchasing Agent / Buyer.
Develop and implement a new purchasing role inside of Angstrom to handle all purchasing tasks
associated with our electro / mechanical machines. The role will be an integral part of our design
and assembly process.
You have a good grasp of industry best practices and know how to apply them to promote product
improvements and cost efficiencies.
Contribute to the development and implementation of the procurement practice including
policies, procedures and guidelines
You will negotiate pricing with suppliers, establish time lines, issue purchase orders, co-ordinate
delivery and following up on deficiencies.
Maintain and develop positive vendor relationships to ensure high quality and competitive pricing.
Interface with mechanical and electrical design groups in order to understand purchasing
requirements and execute procurement of OEM and manufactured components.
Drive continuous improvement in all areas of the procurement process.
Prioritize and maintain effective workflow and communications by handling a variety of projects
and tasks simultaneously, through detailed oriented tasks
Very strong working knowledge of Excel, Word and other MS Office software. Ability to effectively
manage large data files and interface with databases.
Post -Secondary education in a business field, with or working towards a professional certification
or accreditation in the purchasing field, such as Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) or
Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB).
Proven Negotiation and problem solving skills.
Excellent communication skills with ability to influence at all organizational levels. Ability to work
and interact effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
Be able to work under minimal supervision. Effective interpersonal and communication skills are a
Angstrom Engineering is an agile and growing business with a work force of exceptional people. We have
been in business for 20 years and make leading edge and interesting equipment for the field of
nanotechnology. Our working environment is clean, safe, and enjoyable. We offer flexible hours and a
competitive compensation package including benefits.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]