Based in Sidney, British Columbia, AML Oceanographic designs, manufactures, sells, and services instrumentation for the ocean sensing market. Our customers are located in more than 100 countries and include military, commercial, and academic organizations in the fields of hydrography, scientific research, environmental monitoring, and offshore construction.
As the only provider of field-swappable sensor-heads in our industry, AML is in a unique position to simplify recalibration, maximize system redundancy, and increase customer return on investment. Established in 1974, over the past two years we have grown by 50%; we believe that our focus on product differentiation is one of the keys to our success.
Do you have a passion for customer delight? Are you able to keep all the balls in the air, effortlessly? Are you someone who pushes for accountability, with clear decisions and action? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment?
AML’s manufacturing operations are growing by 20% per year and we use speed of delivery as a critical differentiator. To date, vendor management has not been a strategic focus; you will make supply chain improvement your torch! Your supplier relationships and solutions focus will be a key ingredient to our ability to deliver faster than our competitors.
As Purchaser, you are responsible for ensuring the timely arrival of quality components at a reasonable price. You work closely with a wide variety of stakeholders throughout the organization, including Sales, Inventory Control, Engineering, and Accounting. You have a formidable ability to juggle multiple and competing priorities.
At AML, we believe strongly in the power of metrics to guide priorities and daily activities. Key metrics for this position will include:
Working together with the Inventory, Manufacturing, Engineering, and Accounting teams, you will:
Required Knowledge & Skills
To be successful in this role, you will require the following experience, skills and knowledge:
You understand that your success in this role is a function of your supplier relationships, and you constantly strive to build and strengthen those relationships. Moreover, you are technically oriented, both mechanically and electrically.
Preferred Knowledge & Skills
In addition to the required skills listed above, the following experience, skills and knowledge are deemed advantageous:
You are a dedicated team player who truly believes in delighting your internal and external customers. You are entrepreneurial in mind-set and recognize that pragmatism is important in a small company. Finally, you clearly display the six behaviours that our culture values:
To apply, please send your application to email@example.com. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.