candidate ›  job search > job search results > job details

job details

Westpro Machinery Inc.

Global Buyer


Posted 29 Days Ago1561146

Company Information

Westpro Machinery Inc. is an innovative Canadian Mineral Processing Technology Company with 30+ years of experience in the mineral processing industry. Utilizing a team of experienced engineers, Westpro designs and manufactures a full range of mineral processing equipment. Westpro also develops turnkey modular process plants with complete process design and equipment package. Through Westpro's Contract Services Division, the Company provides full equipment service including manufacturing, installation, commissioning, inspection, and spare parts.

Westpro operates globally with worldwide manufacturing capabilities and equipment installations in 20+ countries including Chile, Mexico, Peru, Turkey, Mali, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Russia, the Philippines, USA and Canada. The Company's commitment to excellence has established it as a leader in the supply of quality machinery - providing the latest technology at the best price and with the quickest delivery.

Job Description


  • Prepare professional standard purchase requisitions to include key purchasing provisions and documentation.

  • Manage and understand at a high level contractual documentation required for international procurement, transit insurance, packing/crating requirements and customs clearance.

  • Manage and understand, at a high-level, freight delivery/shipping requirements.

  • Manage and restock spare parts inventory data base and warehouse storage.

  • Analyze Suppliers in order to select the most suitable Suppliers who are able to deliver high quality products at competitive pricing.

  • Negotiate with Suppliers on lead-time, cost and quality so as to obtain the maximum benefit for the Company.

  • Manage Suppliers and open orders to meet objectives related to schedule and performance.

  • Develop positive relationships with established global Suppliers while sourcing new opportunities.

  • Visit Suppliers, both local and global.

  • Analyze bills of material and drawings to understand key requirements.

  • Develop, implement and drive the procurement strategies in order to maximize Company objectives.

  • Review and manage the Supplier base to ensure consistency with the sourcing strategy.

  • Perform regular performance review with Suppliers to drive continuous improvements.

  • Adopt appropriate Supplier management methodologies and procurement strategies in purchasing to secure better prices.

  • Understanding component functionality.

  • Work with the current supply base to minimize cost, while achieving target pricing on products.

  • Solve Make vs. Buy decisions when outsourcing manufacturing work.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Certifications

  • Mechanical Technologist Diploma, or equivalent technical experience

  • Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) designation preferred

Experience and Skills

  • 8-10 years in technical procurement.

  • Excellent computer skills required, including high level Excel and Word skills.

  • Excellent communication, time management and multitasking skills required.

  • Versatile, highly motivated, self-starter able to plan, organize and work as a leader.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.


  • Full-time position.

  • This position allows the successful candidate to take a leadership role and prosper with a globally expanding Company in an industry of growth.

  • Westpro is well-respected in the industry and prides itself on its commitment to delivering high quality products and meeting customers’ needs.

Contact Information

Westpro Machinery Inc.
Christopher Meilenner
Director of Operations