Buyer / Planner

  • Trudell Medical Marketing Limited
  • 758 Third St., London, ON, Canada
  • May 31, 2019
Purchasing/Supply Chain

Job Description


  • Do you possess strong vendor management skills and have the ability to lead individual parties to mutual agreements?
  • Are you driven to exceed goals by preparing plans, establishing resources, and setting timelines?
  • Do you enjoy analyzing information methodically and in detail?

If you responded yes to the above questions, Trudell Medical Marketing Limited “(TMML)” currently has an exciting opportunity for you as a Buyer / Planner!

Our Company: Trudell Medical Marketing Limited is a Canadian, family-owned clinical and service-oriented distributor providing unique, innovative products to select segments of the Canadian healthcare market. With a skilled, knowledgeable and motivated team, the company is committed to exceeding our customer’s expectations in delivering cost effective solutions to improve patient outcomes.
The Position: The Buyer/Planner is responsible for the timely and accurate replenishment of company inventory from assigned Suppliers that meets the customers' needs while minimizing the cost of inventory. By ensuring accuracy, this role contributes to the maintenance of a quality product, a satisfied customer, and positive relations with our Suppliers. This position will actively manage demand forecasts and ensure the timely purchase of ordered goods, or an appropriate substitute, in support of the Sales and Customer Service teams which also contribute to the company's growth and profit.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the daily activities of the procurement processes.
  • Ensure the system reflects accurate due dates as confirmed by suppliers.
  • Manage supplier backorders proactively.
  • Provide input into stocking decisions, stock locations, reorder points and safety stock levels.
  • Provide input into and maintain product line demand forecasts for both regular demand and special implementations.
  • Inform supplier of pending returns in a timely manner.
  • Provide recommendations regarding next steps when returns are not feasible.

Requirements, Qualifications & Skills:
  • University Degree in Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Certification in Supply Chain Management is an asset.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in a Logistics or Procurement environment.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience working directly with Materials/Inventory management.
  • Experience working with an Enterprise Resource Planning Software (ERP).
  • Self-driven with excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Essential Duties:
  • Fluent in English both written and oral.


Since 1922, Trudell Medical Marketing Limited, a member of the Trudell Medical Group, has been a stable and financially sound Canadian-based employer, headquartered in London, Ontario. For over 90 years, we have enjoyed the reputation of being successful and trustworthy in the eyes of our customers, our suppliers and our staff. We are passionate about selling, servicing and distributing technologically advanced Critical Care and Respiratory products and state-of-the-art Operating Room products to hospitals across Canada.

We offer development opportunities, employee recognition, fair and equitable compensation. Please submit your resume, to Human Resources, at

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. For more information, visit us at Trudell Medical Marketing Limited is an equal opportunity employer it is important to our Company that all its employees, including those with disabilities, find our workplace to be welcoming and supportive. If you are a candidate with a disability who requires accommodations during the recruitment process, please let us know.