Dorigo Systems is currently looking to hire an experienced full-time Buyer for our growing EMS manufacturing company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • undertake necessary purchasing activities for turnkey build requirements as outlined by Operations and Business Development departments
  • qualify component costing as researched by Quotations staff and determine best supply options or source alternatives if necessary (includes comparison of vendor pricing, lead times, stock and minimum order quantities)
  • work directly with customers to qualify substitutions or part replacements
  • source direct lead-free (RoHS) replacement parts
  • anticipate long lead time, allocation or other component issues
  • negotiate price, delivery and other special terms with suppliers
  • create, submit, confirm, review, expedite and re-negotiate Purchase Orders as necessary
  • report status of purchasing cycle to Operations department, noting special circumstances, instructions and any expected surplus components at completion of the build
  • research and implement opportunities to reduce total cost and inventory investment
  • assist with data set-up for new materials, vendors and BOMs in company ERP software system
  • develop and maintain supplier relationships, establish business terms, evaluate supplier performance
  • work with suppliers towards continuous improvement of quality, cost and delivery lead-times
  • co-ordinate, manage and qualify vendor returns (RMAs)

 Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • must have directly related experience in the electronics industry, preferably within Western Canada
  • should have familiarity with local electronic component distributors and related industry suppliers
  • must be familiar with electronic component nomenclature and manufacturer’s part numbers
  • strong negotiating skills
  • excellent interpersonal, organizational and verbal/written communication skills
  • strong work ethic, self directed, determined, customer/team-oriented, energetic, enthusiastic
  • demonstrated tenacious follow-up ability, attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • must have ability to multi-task, judge priorities and handle a variety of duties/assignments at once (sometimes under pressure) with a positive attitude
  • computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Office suite of tools (Excel, Word, etc)
  • high school graduation and preferable 1-2 yrs post secondary education with strong math skills
  • exposure to computerized inventory control and production scheduling
  • experience within an ISO9001:2000 environment
  • working knowledge of Expandable ERP software ( or similar products


We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits in a stable and flexible work environment. Please submit your resume with cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please!