STRATEGIC BUYER

STRATEGIC BUYER

CO7 Technologies specialises in the design and manufacturing of switching, protection and control solutions used in the distribution of energy for millions of homes and businesses. Our story starts with the acquisition of the Securupt and station breakers (Doghouse and VOX) product lines from Schneider Electric. The Securupt fuse cut-out has been installed on the entire Quebec electrical network for nearly 30 years. Its great reliability and robust design make it one of the best fuse cut-outs in the world. The Doghouse and VOX medium voltage outdoor and indoor circuit breakers (up to 38kV) are critical parts of electrical substations around the world. Please see our website for further details: www.co7tech.com.

 

As we continue our expansion, we are currently looking for a strategic buyer to work at our Head Office in Lachine, Quebec.

 

As strategic buyer, your primary responsibility will be to build relationships and to secure materials from global suppliers while optimising processes and costs.

The challenges that await you

  • Pilot the evaluation, review and improvement of the procedures and processes in place in terms of purchasing and logistics
  • Establish and nurture relationships with suppliers and key partners throughout the project life cycle
  • Establish and implement a global, strategic sourcing plan
  • Prepare and launch calls for tenders
  • Anticipate and manage the risks associated with critical suppliers
  • Ensure compliance with contractual commitments
  • Negotiate and set up commercial and contractual agreements

The necessary skills

  • DCS/ACS or Bachelor’s degree in administration or supply chain management or any relevant experience
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in purchasing and supply
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Ability to analyse the impact of a cost structure
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Mastery of ERP/MRP system as well as the Microsoft suite
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset
  • Experience with the Kanban system

The desired attitude

  • Strong ability to adapt to changes
  • A demonstrated self-starter: You are autonomous and take initiative
  • High attention to details
  • Ability to manage and prioritise effectively

What we offer

  • Flexible schedules to allow for work-life-balance
  • Group insurance plan (medical, dental, life, disability, travel, etc.)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • On-site gym
  • Opportunities for advancement and long-term development;
  • A dynamic environment where teamwork is a priority

 

We can’t wait to get to know you!

Christian Cossette
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