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Purchasing Specialist

Ting Internet is a leading fiber Internet provider in the United States, delivering future-proof internet in over a dozen Ting Towns across the country.

We are rapidly growing our footprint, and with a national focus on better infrastructure, we don’t expect to slow down anytime soon!

As part of Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC), Ting is backed by outstanding resources and talent. We embrace a people-first philosophy that is rooted in respect, trust, and flexibility. We believe that whatever works for our employees is what works best for us. It’s also why the majority of our roles are remote-first, meaning you can work from anywhere you can connect to the internet!

The work we do genuinely changes lives. If this sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you!

About the opportunity

As a Purchasing Specialist, you will be handling order requests from various parts of the organization. You will be required to ensure orders are done in an organized, responsible and timely manner and that standards and specifications are carefully adhered to. Although this position is part of the Supply Chain Office, you will be accountable to assist the Finance department and expected to participate in routine month end reporting.

This role is approximately 95% remote based in Canada or the US with 5% travel. Since in-person interaction may be a part of your duties, we require that you are fully vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus. Proof of vaccination and CDC recommended boosters will be required.

Job Duties:

  • Stewarding assigned orders through their lifecycle (Request, Approval, Confirmed, Shipped, Tracked, Received, Approved)

  • Assist with Renewals Management of existing and new commitments

  • Participate in any finance required duties that may be required such as budget planning, accruals, fixed assets, reporting, etc.

  • Comfortable with order corrections, change-orders, issues, supplier customer concerns that may arise (eg. ETA passed, missing goods, etc.)

  • Maintaining strong Customer & Vendor relations critical to role, communication & service excellence are essential

  • Other responsibilities as the position evolves.

A bit about you:

  • 2-3 years purchasing or supply chain management or related experience.

  • Ability to learn steps and follow instructions then perform steps consistently.

  • Strong aptitude for resourceful & creative thinking in dealing with sourcing issues.

  • Prior experience with cost analysis.

  • Ability to interact with both technical resources and sales professionals

  • Comfortable in both Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets spreadsheet applications

  • Ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment

  • Works well independently & as part of a team

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Good listening and customer management skills

  • Positive minded demeanor, friendly disposition

  • Be an agent of change for improved processes

The base salary range for this position is $52,110 - $57,000. Range shown in $USD for US residents. Other countries will differ. Range may vary on a number of factors including, but not limited to: location, experience and qualifications. Tucows believes in a total rewards offering that includes fair compensation and generous benefits. Learn more about Tucows Benefits.

Want to know more about what we stand for? At Ting and Tucows we care about protecting the open Internet, narrowing digital divide, and supporting fairness and equality.

We also know that diversity drives innovation. We are committed to inclusion across race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. We celebrate multiple approaches and diverse points of view.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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