Senior Buyer

June 18 2024
Categories Customer Services (airport & call centre), Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain,
Longueuil, QC • Full time

Company Bio:

Entrepreneurial Leader
Heroux-Devtek, the world's 3rd largest producer of landing gear, serves the civil and military aerospace markets from production facilities in North America and Europe. The Company's longevity, flexibility, and track record for the development and implementation of innovative production systems have distinguished it as a leader in the domain. With its most recent acquisitions, Heroux-Devtek is bolstering its status as one of the foremost landing gear, actuation and hydraulic system designers and manufacturers in the global aerospace industry.

Division info:

Located in Longueuil, on the South Shore of Montreal, this plant is not only the centre par
excellence of the largest players in the aerospace industry for landing gear repair and
maintenance, but also the plant that is recognized for the manufacture of the famous legs of the
Apollo 11 lunar module.
It is in a spirit of openness and teamwork that we work to regularly adjust to the needs of our
employees to ensure their well-being, including offering competitive benefits, flexible work
conditions, many social activities and a healthy lifestyle through our training room and sports
clubs. We promote creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and the involvement of our employees in a
motivating and quality work environment, which makes Héroux-Devtek a very agile company.

What we offer?
• Leaders who invest in your success and your development daily.
• Competitive salaries linked to performance and hybrid working hours (depending on
• A comprehensive group insurance plan and a very competitive pension plan
• Support for the payment of contributions to the professional order or relevant
certifications & Trainings
• Funding for additional technical, linguistic, and behavioral training relevant to the role
and development.
• Free access to a virtual doctor and the employee assistance program (24/7)
• Social activities for all employees (BBQ, Golf, Christmas parties, etc.) and unlimited hot
• Generous referral bonuses and advantageous recognition programs
• A motivating work environment and a human management style where you can make a

Summary of position:

You will have the chance to showcase your skills in a stimulating and high-tech environment.
Acting as responsible for purchasing activities for indirect goods and services is a critical activity in achieving the organization's objectives.
Your skills will be used to analyze requisitions, issue purchase orders, obtain manufacturing plans/techniques, negotiate prices, conditions, delivery times and all other classic tasks such as printing orders. purchases. You will be in charge of several files and your ability to follow up closely with suppliers to ensure delivery within the required deadlines.

Main responsibilities:

• Validate the various required materials and/or processes
• Negotiate with suppliers and identify suppliers when necessary.
• Analyze requisitions in line with established procedures
• Analyze proposals, negotiate prices and delivery times
• Issue purchasing orders, obtain manufacturing plans/techniques when required
• Manage contracts and files
• Follow up with suppliers to ensure delivery of products in compliance with prescribed deadlines
• Update the system with the latest delivery information
• Identify and communicate critical situations with management
• Visit suppliers to resolve issues as required
• Keep scheduling settings up to date
• Manage supplier performance (monitoring and feedback)
• Represent program procurement at operations meetings when required


Bachelor's degree in operations management, business administration or College diploma in a related field with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a buyer, ideally in a technical environment.
•Good communicator with strong work organization skills
•Strong ability to prioritize, time management and achieve results.
•Quick learning with strong negotiation skills.
•Bilingual French and English, spoken and written
•Experience in customer service, account management is a major asset.
•Knowledge of an MRP / ERP system (asset)

Are you known for your ability to adapt and learn? Do you like to surpass yourself and develop in
a technically complex environment? Héroux-Devtek offers you the opportunity to work in a
friendly environment where skills development is at the center our top priority. Here, employees
are at the heart of the realization of the product, developped through engineering centers,
factories, a service unit and an accessible and agile head office for fast decision-making.
Be part of a motivating top-notch team !

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Héroux-Devtek is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply now!

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