Buyer- Imports

Other Port Coquitlam, BC


Position: Buyer- Imports

Location: Port Coquitlam, BC

Do you like to work in a fast-paced environment? Do you want a stable career and receive excellent benefits? Join our Port Coquitlam, BC team and let work, work for you.

Lordco Auto Parts is hiring an Import Buyer to join the Purchasing Team in Port Coquitlam, BC. At Lordco, you will become a part of the team and the Lordco family. You will feel stable in your career, receive excellent training and many opportunities for career advancement.

Why work for Lordco?

Our employees are our family, and we want to make sure they are taken care of. We support the health and well-being of you and your family through quality programs and plans. We want you to feel valued and welcomed within our diverse, inclusive team, and here’s how we do it:

Extended Benefits for You and Your Family

    • Health, Dental & Vision Care Insurance
    • Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Disability
  • Education and Savings Plans, RRSP matching
    • Health and Wellness program
    • Employee & Family Assistance Program
    • Generous Employee Perks and Discounts
  • Career Development Support & Promote-From-Within Culture
  • Work Flexibility

Apply Now If:

  • You value quality. You have a strong work ethic and enjoy delivering exceptional work.
  • You care about maintaining strong vendor relationships fueled by quality and expertise.
  • You have drive and want to learn and grow in the automotive industry.
  • You want to be a part of an organization that treats its people like family.
  • You take ownership of your work with accountability to internal/external stakeholders.

What You Will Do:
  • Responsible for day to day purchasing activities including suggested orders, purchase orders, expediting and reviewing invoices.
  • Assist the Supply Chain team with purchasing and data entry.
  • Source parts from various established international vendors as well as sourcing new international parts providers.
  • Liaise between offshore and North American suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments, and customers.
  • Work with the Pricing team to maintain and update price files from suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers.
  • Monitor container shipment status and schedule deliveries with freight forwarders, customs broker, and the warehouse team.
  • Ensure materials are received on time from vendors.
  • Hold vendors accountable for on time delivery, communication of delays and pricing.
  • Provide analytics to help maintain inventory levels in consultation with branches, sales reps and corporate objectives.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Excel. Prepare reports as necessary.
  • Other related duties as required.

What You Bring:

  • Min. 2 years import buying experience is a must. Preference will be given to those with experience/exposure to the Automotive aftermarket industry, preferably in the import aftermarket.
  • Display strong interpersonal skills in dealing with all stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
     Able to work in a fast-paced environment with constantly changing priorities.
  • Must be detail oriented and disciplined with strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Take ownership of assigned import suppliers and deliver strong time management and problem-solving skills.
  • · Diligent with maintaining and holding suppliers accountable for delivery dates.
  • Is a self-motivated individual who can work well independently and as a part of a team to meet corporate objectives.
  • Ability to work closely with Import Sales team in forecasting demand and researching new/replacement product lines.

Lordco is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the communities we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Apply now to join our team and be a part of an innovative, inclusive, and rewarding workplace.

Apply now and join our family today!