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Procurement Specialist (One Year Contract) - Kanata

Reference ID: MSL00000321-English

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Ottawa, ON
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Full Time
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Operations and Logistics

Job Description

Neptec Design Group, recently acquired by MDA Canada, is an aerospace company that offers a diverse range of career and learning opportunities. A pioneer in the world of vision systems, Neptec designs, develops and builds mechanical, hardware, and software for space, defence and industrial automation industries. As a successful NASA Prime Contractor, Neptec&rsquo s reputation has been built on making things work in challenging environments. Major customers include NASA, the European Space Agency, Orbital ATK, and the Canadian Space Agency. Projects run the gamut from developing embedded robotics-control systems for the Space Station, to integrating rover navigation sensors and software, to developing next-generation 3D LiDAR sensors for space applications. We are currently looking for a Procurement Specialist to join our team in Kanata, ON, for a 1 year contract (maternity leave replacement).

Reporting to the Manager of Procurement and Manufacturing within the Sensor Line of Business in Kanata, the Procurement Specialist is responsible for requesting quotes and placing purchase orders, handling RMA&rsquo s and providing logistics support for complex shipments.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Review purchase requisitions, track through approval cycle, generate purchase orders and issue orders to suppliers as directed
  • Work closely with suppliers to manage the fulfillment of open purchase orders
  • Expedite open orders on a regular basis and reschedule open purchase orders as required
  • Resolving order receipt issues with vendors
  • Handling Material RMAs with vendors
  • Support to Stores, Inventory Control and Shipping/Receiving areas when required
  • Resolve delivery and invoicing issues with receiving and accounting departments
  • Interface with operational and technical groups to achieve deadlines
  • Manufacturing configuration support (i.e. As built reports)
  • Inventory support as required
  • Other duties as required

Education, Experience, and Qualifications
  • High school or Community College
  • Min 2-3 years&rsquo experience in purchasing or materials related field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint
  • General knowledge of purchasing and logistics requirements
  • Familiarity with customs and trade compliance
  • Eligible to obtain a Federal Government Security Clearance (minimum Secret Level II).

  • Experience in optical and/or electronic component management
  • APICS Certification
  • Familiar with ERP systems

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Posted: September 20, 2018
Closes: November 19, 2018
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1001-5000 employees

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About MDA Systems Ltd.

MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. MDA's business is focused on markets and customers...