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Buyer - Direct/Indirect

The Lion Electric

The Lion Electric

Accounting & Finance
Joliette, QC, Canada
Posted on Friday, November 25, 2022

Job Description

Innovative manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles
Leader in transportation electrification in North America
It’s us!
Every day, in our own way, we help improve our environment and our society.

Come build the future with us!

Why you should join our team

  • You’ll work in an exciting and constantly evolving work environment (you won’t get bored with us)!
  • We totally understand. Your family and your health come first!
  • We offer (rock-solid) insurance coverage, and a great employee assistance program!
  • At Lion, your career potential is limitless!

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Buyer is responsible for product procurement from suppliers and inventory management. They ensure the on-going availability of products and control inventories according to specific variables and issues.

As part of your daily work, you would have to:

  • Make purchase orders to maintain inventory levels.
  • Manage inventory levels, inventory age, obsolete and discontinued products.
  • Monitor and respond to market conditions according to company guidelines.
  • Analyze sales forecasts to plan demand.
  • Check price accuracy on purchase orders and invoices.
  • Work with Operations to receive goods.
  • Manage product returns to suppliers.
  • Keep the procurement software up to date.
  • All other related tasks.

If you read our description this far, it means you’re interested! Read on…

What you need to succeed in this position:


  • Good working knowledge of MS Office suite (Word, Excel)
  • Knowledge of an integrated management system (ERP) an asset


  • Prioritization
  • Handles multiple responsibilities well

Aptitudes and Approaches

  • Autonomous
  • Initiative
  • Creative
  • Analytical
  • Logical
  • Organized
  • Structured

Studies and Experience

  • College diploma in purchasing or procurement, an asset
  • 2 years of procurement experience in the manufacturing sector

We can’t wait to talk with you!