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Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jun 02, 2023
Trudell Medical International

Job Description



As a member of our Purchasing team, you will purchase raw materials, components, products, and services as required for TMI in a cost effective and efficient manner. Assist with contractual negotiations and agreements with suppliers.


Responsibilities Include:


Contract Negotiation, Establishment and Implementation

  • Ensure products are sourced at the best value while utilizing best practices


Purchase Orders

  • Ensure that all purchases orders are processed efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure systems of supplier communication are in place and functioning.
  • Manage all aspects of mold approval.
  • Ensure actions related to these activities are progressing as scheduled.
  • Ensure purchasing procedures are effective, efficient, and documented.
  • Ensure conformance to all pertinent documentation and procedures.
  • Ensure all purchase orders are coded properly


Liaison with Suppliers

  • Communicate with suppliers on all business and technical matters.
  • Ensure systems of supplier communication are in place and functioning.
  • Assist in supplier performance measurement systems and feedback.
  • Ensure that supplier and part files are maintained with accurate and appropriate information


Purchasing Administration

  • Ensure that any cost reduction opportunities that are justified are implemented.
  • Participate in the implementation and maintenance of variance analysis for component costs when appropriate.
  • Ensure that ERP system is being fully utilized e.g., maintaining approved supplier file, write and maintain job related standard operating procedures and maintain pricing etc.


Health& Safety

  • Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation, including the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.



  • Diploma in Purchasing or a related field of study.
  • Pursuit of CPP is an asset
  • 3 years of experience in buying or purchasing role
  • Knowledge or experience in an ISO environment is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) is an asset
  • Computer literate with:

Basic to intermediate experience in an ERP system

Basic to intermediate experience in MS Word

Basic to intermediate experience in MS Excel

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently
  • Good organizational skills


At an applicant’s request, TMI will make accommodation to its recruitment process to meet the needs of applicants with disabilities.