Buyer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee


We are looking for a Buyer to join our team!

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Supply Chain, the Buyer is a critical link in the supply chain that primarily manages the performance of assigned suppliers. The Buyer is responsible for ensuring materials and services are available to meet operational requirements and is constantly striving to improve quality, cost and schedule of all purchased items. The ideal candidate will have proven experience negotiating agreements with suppliers. Although not mandatory, preference will be given to candidates that have experience with MRP implementation/enhancement and process documentation, Make/Buy and Strategic Supply Chain initiatives such as Supplier Development and Relationship Management.

Job Duties and Requirements:

  • Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of MS-Office products.
  • Required to have strong negotiation, problem-solving & decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Post-Secondary education in Business Administration would be an asset.
  • Purchasing certification preferred (CSCMP or similar).
  • MRP Experience is preferred

Key Competencies:
  • Effectively filling necessary roles that others are unable or unwilling to perform; showing strong listening, summarizing, facilitating and "bridge building" skills.
  • Demonstrating an acceptable standard of personal behavior in the work place.
  • Developing and maintaining a network of contacts, both inside and outside the organization, with people who may be able to supply information, assistance or support for work-related goals. This includes building and maintaining friendly, warm relationships or a network of contacts with people who are, or might someday be, helpful in achieving work-related goals.
  • Ability to multi- task and work in a fast-paced environment with a large # of RFQ’s and PO’s in process simultaneously.
  • Working with and coordinating the activities of persons over whom the incumbent may have no direct authority, attention and energy focused on bringing various activities together to meet timetable(s).
  • Demonstrating self-motivation, effective performance, self-driven from within rather than being conditional on pressure from external factors (e.g. boss, peers, subordinates, deadlines, crises, etc.).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
We offer a competitive compensation package inclusive of incentive program and company pension plan.
Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please contact Human Resources at All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Application Process
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please email your resume to Human Resources, or hand deliver to Haley Sims, Human Resources.