Date Posted: October 15, 2020

Job Location: Nairn Centre

Job Number: REF132S

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately



Address: 100 Route Old Nairn, Nairn Centre, Ontario, Canada P0M 2L0

Job Description

Company Description


At EACOM, we transform more than wood. Our talented team of 1,100+ employees is committed to working, building, and growing together. Embedded in northern Ontario and Quebec communities, our mills have a long, rich history. We responsibly manage and transform forest resources into high-quality wood products. From the Canadian woodlands to the North American home building market, we strive for sustainability, collaboration, safety, and continuous improvement.

Job Description

We are looking for a Buyer for our sawmill in Nairn Centre, Ontario.

Reporting to the Director, Purchasing & Stores, you will be responsible for planning and procurement to ensure inventory efficiency at our Nairn Centre sawmill.

You will co-ordinate the flow of information between the unit and vendors so as to meet the mill’s product and/or service needs.


Develop and maintain robust relationships with vendors and contractors so as to better meet product/service needs.
Identify vendors of materials, equipment, services, and supplies, and determine product availability, prices, and terms of service and/or product.
Make purchases and co-ordinate procurement, in accordance with the contracts in force, per operational needs.
Generate and receive purchase orders, perform pickup and stocking, and perform cycle counts.
Manage procurement and inventory logistics in compliance with the scheduling principles and corporate guidelines.
Ensure the integrity of inventory data, including changing part numbers and updating vendor documentation in the system.
Maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) to ensure sound procurement management.
Handle special orders and co-ordinate customs processes along with shipping by air, sea or land, as needed.
Generate and submit various reports for weekly cost reviews.
Perform any other duty related to the position.


Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Attentive to detail, analytical in nature and result oriented.
Ability to adapt and organize workflow in a very busy environment.
Self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision.
Professional or college diploma in purchasing, logistics, or administration, or the equivalent.
Relevant experience in a similar position.
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite
Knowledge of SAP an asset.

Additional information

If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

EACOM is an employer that respects equal opportunities in employment.

The masculine gender is only for abbreviation.

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 1 to 2 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a College or CEGEP
  • Language: English

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