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current opportunities

Please feel free to visit our career page for up-coming job opportunities. KELK is currently hiring for the following positions.

Senior Buyer

The Senior Buyer will be responsible for sourcing and purchasing a variety of commodities, including high value optical & electronic products, to achieve departmental goals and objectives.  This requires a good knowledge of electronics & machine shop vendors throughout the world.  Reporting to the Purchasing and Materials Manager, he/she will be a passionate “go-getter” who is able to get the best products for the best price.


Essential Job Functions

  • Place orders with vendors for all KELK’s purchasing requirements
  • Obtain best overall costs of goods and services
  • Ensure on time delivery of orders
  • Expedite and resolve vendor issues
  • Issue ECR’s relevant to purchase items
  • Maintain and keep current the MAX Purchasing Module
  • Liaise with Engineering, Production and Accounting personnel as required
  • Continual improvement of the purchasing process
  • Source and evaluate new vendors
  • Keep current with all applicable advances in the purchasing industry
  • Advise Purchasing and Materials Manager of any vendor problems for critical parts
  • Respond to NCRs pertaining to Purchasing
  • Keep records of MS Codes and Country of Origin on KELK purchased parts
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time


  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time


  • PMAC designation, Supply Chain Management Professional is desired

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Advanced negotiation skills gained through years of supplier negotiation and
    formal training.
  • Good knowledge of vendors worldwide – particularly metal fabricators/machine shops, electrical components and board stuffers.
  • Advanced Excel skills – e.g. pivot tables and advanced data analysis and modelling.
  • Basic understanding of accounting and SOX requirements.
  • ERP/MRP experience.
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written and ability to communicate
    at all levels.
  • Ideally educated to degree level plus relevant purchasing qualifications/course attendance.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and make decisions.
  • Ability to put together regular/ad hoc reports supported by spreadsheet information.
  • Preferably used to working in an electronic manufacturing/engineering environment.


How to Apply

Email your application to: We only accept documents in word and pdf format. Be sure to quote job #PUR01 and include in the subject line. We only accept documents in word and pdf format.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those being considered for interview will be contacted.

Human Resources Manager,
Vishay Precision Group Canada ULC (KELK),
48 Lesmill Road, Toronto, Ontario
M3B 2T5, Canada.