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Buyer I

Montreal, Quebec, CA Edmonton, AB, CA ON, CA Mississauga, ON, CA

Requisition Number: 89890 

Buyer I





The Buyer will be responsible for performing a variety of clerical duties, ensuring orderly and timely delivery of materials from vendors as well as assisting in negotiating non-complex contractual arrangements between Insight Canada and selected vendors.





To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Perform a variety of clerical duties to ensure that merchandise, supplies, and equipment are shipped on schedule by vendors.
  • Maintain stock rotation and accuracy of inventory levels.
  • Inspect all invoices and receiving reports to determine if quantity ordered matches quantity received; review prices, and payment terms to ensure agreement with purchase order and dispose of discrepancies.
  • Maintain interface with vendors to ensure the procurement of high-quality merchandise, expedient delivery, and dependable service at optimum price, referring problems involving deliveries or invoices to the team lead for resolution.
  • Assist in negotiating contractual arrangements between Insight Canada and selected vendors committing Insight Canada funds up to authorize limits, place orders.
  • Assist in research and analysis of markets to determine vendor sources and product availability; keep abreast of market fluctuations affecting prices; inform team lead of new product development.
  • Prepare and process various forms involving change orders, exception reports, bid requests, and other buying procedures; price requisitions as required.
  • Provide Finance with information required to set up a new Vendor.
  • Perform administrative work such as filing to assist and relieve manager of clerical duties; screen mail and compose correspondence based on general instruction.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.






Education and/or Experience:

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English.
  • Bilingual in English and French, a strong asset - required for Quebec candidates only.






  • Strong customer service and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with a well-developed professional phone manner and a focus on positive, productive business relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills including effective prioritization and follow-up.
  • Ability to analyze problems and provide solutions.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong proficiency with Excel, Word, and Windows.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task effectively and work well under pressure and tight timelines.
  • Ability to deal with confidential information with a high degree of diplomacy.
  • Understands and demonstrates the willingness to promote Insight Canada’s vision and values.





The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a teammate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard, reach, stoop and kneel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus due to computer work.
  • Light to moderate lifting is required.
  • Ability to uphold the stress of traveling.






The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a teammate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Moderate noise (i.e., business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).
  • Ability to work in a confined area.
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.


As a condition of employment, this job is subject to the successful completion of the following pre-employment conditions: Reference Checks, Criminal Background Checks, Driver’s Abstract, and valid driver license if required for the role.


Insight Canada is proud to offer reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform us during the application process.


We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.



Insight’s success begins with our people making meaningful connections every day. Our culture lives in our teammates. Insight is looking for great people who will embrace our values of Hunger, Heart, and Harmony. Hunger to create new opportunities for our clients. Heart to make a positive impact in people’s lives. Harmony to celebrate each other’s unique contributions to bring solutions to clients.


Insight Canada is an organization that encourages and supports ongoing training and development opportunities. We are composed of a talented, diversified workforce that performs collectively in an entrepreneurial and flexible environment. Our teammates have access to the latest and greatest technologies in performing their daily activities.


Here’s a little about us, and why we’re top choice of prospective employees in the Canadian IT Solutions industry:


  • Global technology provider of IT hardware, software, and service solutions
  • Fortune 500 company founded in 1988
  • 11, 000 + teammates worldwide, operating in 22 countries
  • Montreal’s Top Employer (2020 & 2021)
  • $8.3 billion in revenue in 2020
  • Ranked #409 on the Fortune 500, #15 on the CRN Solution Provider 500, 2020 CRN Innovator of the Year Award
  • 2020 Intel Innovation Partner of Year, 2020 Microsoft U.S. Partner of the Year and Worldwide Customer Experience Partner of the Year
  • Ranked #7 on the 2021 Fortune World's Most Admired Companies (Information Technology Services industry), #70 on the Fortune 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, #296 on Forbes World's Best Employers (#27 within IT), and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2020 list of Best Places to Work
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance  
  • We offer an amazing flex benefits plan, RRSP matching, paid time off for volunteering, paid sick days, paid vacations, and much more.  


As part of the Insight Canada team, you will be a member of a highly innovative solutions environment where the people are dedicated and focused on continuous learning and growth opportunities.


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Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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