Purchasing ERP Specialist

by Trojan Technologies

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jul 16, 2022
Trojan Technologies

Job Description

 
Purchasing ERP Specialist

 

At Trojan Technologies, we believe there’s nothing more essential than delivering clean water to the world. That’s especially true in this critical moment, when the world’s supply of clean water is under substantial stress due to industrialization, increasing demand, and rising biological and chemical contamination. Our mission is to stem that tide: to ensure greater water confidence and environmental stewardship for people, industries, and municipalities, improving the lives of over one billion people globally.

 

As part of our global team, you’ll work alongside customers from municipalities to pharmaceutical and food and beverage companies to build creative, sustainable solutions. You’ll also find a welcoming and supportive team that listens to your ideas and allows you to follow your strengths. All of us feel privileged to work on innovative technologies that bring clean water to the world—we hope you will, too.

 

Trojan is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies. Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, we’re working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment.

 

About the role

Working within the procurement team, you will be the subject matter expert (SME) for evaluating the “best in class” processes in the area of procurement and implement improvements for the overall procurement process. This is a unique role and 70% of time will focus on the ERP system implementation of Infor LN and 30% special project work throughout the purchasing department. What a great opportunity to step outside of the day-to-day operations of purchasing and have influence on the business and processes!

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensures process is documented, validated, and sustained

  • Understand the impacts, considerations and relationships between processes and negotiate process conflicts with respective process owners?

  • Works with the project team to implement the process in the LN system

  • Performs testing, gap analysis, simulations and validation of the process in the LN system

  • Ensures work instructions are complete where applicable

  • Communicates with process stakeholders for validation, approvals and change management

  • Supports cross functional sourcing projects

  • Analyzes requisition requirements, evaluates bids, and awards contracts to the best qualified suppliers

  • Participates in and support negotiation of purchases and supplier agreements

  • Identifies and implements cost savings and process improvement opportunities through ongoing review of spend categories

  • Develops new ways to optimize improve and solve problems in the supply chain as they arise

 

Are you qualified?

  • 3 – 5 years experience in Procurement and with formal ERP systems (SAP, LN, BaaN, MIS)

  • Post-secondary education in related field preferred

  • Knowledge of Lean tools related to Procurement

  • Familiarity with e-procurement / e-sourcing applications

  • Experience working with product lifecycle management, document control, and enterprise quality management systems

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve.  Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.


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