Job Title:

Purchasing Officer


North American Protection Services


Toronto, ON

Closing Date:



  • Review requirement of customer and determine quantity and type of supplies and components to purchase.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the procurement and inventory process and associated costs including inventory, logistics, acquisition costs, purchasing, and related accounting functions are required.
  • Research and find new suppliers, good product and competitive prices. Interview suppliers and negotiate prices, discounts, credit terms and transportation arrangements.
  • Recommend successful suppliers and issue Purchase Orders and/or Change Orders.
  • Study sales records and inventory levels to develop strategic purchasing that facilitates sales department access to product.
  • Communicate with current suppliers to negotiate improved pricing, lead times, product quality, and delivery as required.
  • Assess current inventory, market conditions, availability to ensure stock and inventory requirements are achieved.
  • Monitor and manage key supplier performance.
  • Maintain Supplier base for timely and accurate supply, ensuring contingency plans are in place.
  • Keep good relationship with China Suppliers.


  • Post secondary education is required.


  • Minimum five years work experience as a purchasing officer or related role is required
  • Security industry experience is an asset


  • English


  • $28 to $30 /hour


This is a permanent, full time position, interested candidates should submit a letter stating qualifications to Human Resources at head office via E-mail at

Posted 2019-07-22

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