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Canada-Ontario-East York


Company Information

Crystal Group of companies is a leading global player at manufacturing and distributing innovative cosmetic packaging and products. The global head office is located in Toronto  and the Asian head office is located in Hong Kong. We have cosmetic manufacturing filling facilities in Toronto, Italy and multiple cosmetic packaging manufacturing facilities across China and Taiwan. and

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor inventory level and purchase chemical and/or packaging materials
  • Sourcing new developing materials
  • Evaluate the cost and quality of goods and ensure the quantities are ordered on the most cost effective basis
  • Review, evaluate and manage vendor relationships in terms of cost reduction, on-time delivery and quality control
  • Analyzing market and delivery systems throughout the supply chain in order to assess present and future material availability while optimizing costs
  • Generate purchase orders as required and follow procedures in a timely manner
  • Professionally control inventory accuracy, delivery performances and eliminate material shortages
  • Work closely with the Plant Operations, Production and Planning teams to determine raw material requirements to maintain appropriate on-time Finished Goods inventory levels
  • Assist big projects in allocating raw materials and components, meeting challenging/flexible production plan and tight deadlines
  • Locate vendors of materials/supplies and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales
  • Negotiate payment term, credit limit & lead time and formulate policies with suppliers
  • Assist R&D in product improvement and standardization
  • Assist A/P to reconcile invoice discrepancies and improve vendor payment terms
  • Meet management requirement in KPI’s(key performance indicators)
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Purchasing Manager


  • University / Post-Secondary Degree
  • Knowledge of ERP/MRP systems
  • SAP experience an asset
  • 5 year experience in purchasing/procurement
  • Experience and a broad knowledge of manufacturing processes including inventory, production and distribution
  • Consumer Packaged Goods experience an asset
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office especially strong skills in Excel necessary
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent work ethics
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong ability to prioritize job tasks
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Able to build solid working relationships with all departments and outside contacts

Contact Information

Posting Date: 26-May-2017Supply Chain/Purchasing Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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