Purchaser/Shipping Coordinator

Purchasing · Stoney Creek, Ontario
Department Purchasing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $45,000-$60,000

NOW HIRING: Purchaser / Shipping Coordinator

If you are an outgoing and organized business professional, looking for an excellent long-term career opportunity, JOIN OUR TEAM!

About Us:

Since 1924, MUNCK has been a trusted and reliable manufacturer of lifting equipment. Although overhead cranes and hoists have played a key role in plant processes, today’s plant is much more demanding. That is why Munck Cranes Inc. has extended our design skills and years of expertise in providing innovative material handling solutions to specifically meet these demands.

About You:

We are seeking a self-motivated, friendly, and experienced purchaser to join our growing team. In this position, you will play a critical role in the success of our business by developing purchasing strategies, working with vendors and suppliers, and procuring goods and supplies to meet production requirements.

What We Offer:

  • A highly competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Convenient location in Stoney Creek right off the QEW
  • A casual and friendly, yet professional work environment
  • Excellent opportunities for career growth


  • Source and conduct research on potential products, vendors, and services, comparing price and quality to ensure the best options available.
  • Negotiate as necessary to attain competitive pricing and ensure materials are shipped in time to meet production requirements.
  • Meet with and develop new vendor relationships to improve on price, quality, and delivery.
  • Plan, organize and manage daily/weekly purchasing to meet production schedules.
  • Manage inventory levels for production needs, including forecasting and ensuring max / min levels are always maintained.
  • Create and issue purchase orders for materials and equipment, using established company purchasing procedures.
  • Communicate with suppliers regarding stock availability, ETA, and product specifications, and provide regular updates to Upper Management.
  • Manage and maintain all open purchase orders to ensure accuracy and expected delivery dates are kept current.
  • Continuously assesses the production schedule and the product being produced and react in a timely manner to communicate potential problems regarding inventory or current stock.
  • Confirm and coordinate shipping and receiving of raw materials into the facility.
  • Examine products or materials to estimate quantities of materials being received.
  • Process shipping documents and performs other required shipping administrative tasks to increase shipping efficiency.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Completion of High School required
  • 2 - 5 years purchasing experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Fluent in Microsoft Suite applications (Word, Excel) and QuickBooks Software
  • Able to read and interpret fabrication drawings (blueprints)
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills as well as the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to function effectively and productively within a team focused work group
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills

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    Stoney Creek, Ontario
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