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Buyer - 2 Months Term - Winnipeg, MB #383941

Company: Motor Coach Industries

Date: 07/09/2020

City: Winnipeg, MB

Employment type: Full-time

NFI Parts is North America's most comprehensive bus and motor coach parts organization, providing replacement parts, technical publications, training, service, and support. Further information is available at


This position is responsible for developing and executing buying strategies to reduce costs, reduce lead times, improve supplier service and assure an effective Source to Pay process. The Buyer is responsible for ensuring the best total cost is achieved, along with the best possible lead times and overall quality to achieve our customer service goals.


  • Manage the total PO process, from PO creation through to PO delivery to destination and payment to Supplier, while ensuring that delivery dates correspond with demand requirements.
  • Work with Inventory Planning to ensure sufficient stock levels to meet demand.
  • Facilitates and ensures quick and accurate responses to internal Customers to ensure optimal service to their end Customer.
  • Responsible for maintaining Purchasing databases to ensure integrity of system data and provide necessary information to Category Leads, Category Managers and other buyers as necessary.
  • Identifies opportunities and assists in the creation of sourcing plans that secure supply and minimize supply chain disruptions in accordance with the Category sourcing strategy.
  • Maintain and enhance the professional relations with Suppliers and contribute to the competitiveness of the business by optimizing purchases within the respective category.
  • Use Scorecard tools to analyze and evaluate Supplier Performance KPI's and work with Suppliers for improvements as required.
  • Assist Category Lead with special projects as required.


  • Post secondary education in Supply Chain/Purchasing or Business, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in Purchasing, Negotiations and MRP
  • Excellent Organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint


Competitive Wages

Excellent Benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and 401K

A continuous learning environment..

Ability to advance your career with a growing company...


We exist to move people. Our mission is to design and deliver exceptional transportation solutions that are safe, accessible, efficient and reliable.


If you would like to apply for this position or know someone who would, please submit a an application.


With over 8,900 team members operating from more than 50 facilities across ten countries, NFI is a leading independent global bus manufacturer providing a comprehensive suite of mass transportation solutions under brands: New Flyer® (heavy-duty transit buses), Alexander Dennis Limited (single and double-deck buses), Plaxton (motor coaches), MCI® (motor coaches), ARBOC® (low-floor cutaway and medium-duty buses), and NFI Parts™. NFI buses and motor coaches incorporate the widest range of drive systems available including: clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric hybrid, and zero-emission electric (trolley, battery, and fuel cell). In total, NFI now supports over 105,000 buses and coaches currently in service around the world. NFI common shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NFI. News and information are available at,,,,, and

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