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OfficeTeam - A Robert Half Company

Commodity Buyer


Posted 18 Days Ago0010285528-1559650

Company Information

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm with more than 360 locations worldwide. Robert Half’s specialized staffing divisions include:


  • Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting and Robert Half Management Resources, for temporary, full-time and project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance;
  • OfficeTeam, for full-time, temporary, and temporary-to-full-time opportunities for highly skilled temporary administrative support office management and HR personnel;
  • Robert Half Technology, for full-time and project information technology professionals;
  • Robert Half Legal, for temporary, project and full-time staffing of lawyers, law clerks, paralegals and legal support personnel; and,
  • The Creative Group, for advertising, marketing and web design professionals.


We encourage you to work with us to find out why for more than 15 years, Robert Half once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies.” (March 1, 2017)

For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @RobertHalf_CAN.

Job Description

Our client is recruiting to add an experienced Buyer to research and buy raw materials for its business. To meet success, you must have the means and opportunity to raise their profits by making the most high-quality and cost-effective purchases.


The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and a commercial mindset. You should know how to evaluate market conditions and different suppliers. Communication skills will help you negotiate effectively and maintain profitable relationships.


The goal is to acquire supplies that are critical for the success of our business operations.


Responsibilities –

* Develop profitable purchasing strategies
* Assess supplier profiles and analyze offers
* Prepare and implement effective negotiation tactics
* Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts
* Review supplies to ensure quality
* Prepare and submit detailed reports (revenues, buying expenditures etc.)
* Keep updated records


About You:


* Proven experience as a buyer or relevant role
* Demonstrable experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditions
* Knowledge of market research, data analysis and purchasing best practices
* Working knowledge of MS Office and purchasing software
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* A strong analytical mindset
* Outstanding organizational skills
* BSc/BA in business administration or relevant field; MSc/MA will be considered a plus


Connect With Us Today:


To express your interest, connect today with Liz Livingstone at (416) 226-1051 or quoting Buyer / Vaughan in the heading of your email.


Contact Information

OfficeTeam - A Robert Half Company
Liz Livingstone
Recruiting Manager