Purchasing Assistant


Location : Mississauga, Ontario, Canada (Hwy 401/403/410 Area)


Are you passionate about the world of manufacturing and driven by the pursuit of excellence? Do you have a keen eye for detail and thrive in a fast-paced environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Purchasing Assistant at Nett Technologies, a leading exhaust emissions control manufacturer. We are looking for an experienced professional who can contribute their expertise to our growing organization.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the procurement team to develop and execute purchasing strategies for sheet metal, tubing and other components, ensuring timely delivery and cost efficiency.
  • Maintain accurate records of supplier information, product specifications, and pricing data to support purchasing decisions and ensure compliance with company policies.
  • Conduct market research to identify potential suppliers, evaluate their capabilities, and negotiate favorable terms and conditions to maximize value and minimize risk.
  • Generate purchase orders and review supplier contracts, ensuring accuracy and adherence to quality standards, delivery schedules, and budgetary constraints.
  • Monitor inventory levels, anticipate material requirements, and coordinate with production teams to ensure timely availability of materials while minimizing excess stock and obsolescence.
  • Proactively resolve any supplier-related issues, such as quality defects, shipment delays, or invoice discrepancies, by liaising with relevant internal stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Assist in the analysis of purchasing trends and performance metrics, providing insights and recommendations to optimize procurement processes and identify cost-saving opportunities.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, market conditions, and technological advancements to identify innovative sourcing strategies and potential supplier partnerships.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field preferred but not required.
  • 3 years experience in purchasing, preferably in a sheet metal manufacturing or related industry.
  • Strong knowledge of procurement principles, practices, and procedures, with a solid understanding of supply chain management concepts.
  • Demonstrated experience in supplier evaluation, negotiation, and contract management, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Proficient in using purchasing software and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to manage procurement activities and analyze data.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret and leverage data to drive informed decision-making.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, internal teams, and stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with exceptional organizational skills, capable of managing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines in a dynamic environment.


Join our dynamic team and take your purchasing career to new heights! If you are ready to make an impact and contribute to the success of a made in Canada manufacturer, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. We look forward to reviewing your application.


Nett Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and strive to create an inclusive and supportive work environment for all employees. We welcome applications from people with disabilities – accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.