Procurement Agent | Rexel Canada

Rexel Canada Electrical Inc.
Mississauga, Ontario

Posted On: November 16, 2023
Employment Type: Supply Chain

Rexel is a world leader within the electrical distribution market. We operate in 21 countries, conduct business through a network of 1,900 + branches and rely on the support of 26,000 employees internationally to provide electrical solutions and equipment within the industrial, residential, and commercial sectors.  Throughout the world, Rexel is accelerating electrical advances in close collaboration with its customers and partners.

Within Canada, our operating banners of Nedco, Westburne, Rexel Atlantic and Rexel Utility allow us to serve our customers through a network of 191 branches across the country ensuring that local service, inventory availability and knowledgeable support are close by.

We are currently looking for a Procurement Agent for the Eastern procurement team that is responsible for the replenishment of inventory for 51 Branches. The candidate will be based at our Montreal/Halifax location and will be responsible for replenishing inventory within the distribution network while achieving targeted turns and fill rate objectives. The successful candidate will place orders with suppliers, and expedite and maintain delivery dates as well as non-conformance resolution. 


  • Work with vendors to obtain purchase order confirmation as well as maintain PO Cost and delivery dates in the system.
  • Expedite delivery as required
  • Support item master team with item data maintenance
  • Maintain stocking levels based on preset and anticipated demands of the branches in order to achieve availability targets
  • Resolve problems with suppliers and indicate the level of satisfaction from branches.
  • Review historical and forecasted demand to make the appropriate buying decision
  • Work with Accounting and Traffic on discrepancy resolution
  • Working directly with the Inventory Planners, make recommendations on slow-moving and surplus inventory
  • Daily review of branch surplus inventory for the purpose of inventory rebalancing
  • Daily review of critical / Core items

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education or 2-3 years of related experience
  • Computer literacy, proficient with all Microsoft Office programs (Primarily Outlook and Excel). AS400 and/or GAINS experience considered an asset
  • Problem-solving and ability to make decisions independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work well under pressure when dealing with competing priorities and managing time effectively.
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in French and English

This job description provides a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of the position, but it is important to note that it is subject to change as the role evolves and adapts to the needs of the organization.

Rexel Canada Electrical Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer firmly committed to the Canadian marketplace.

What Is Next

  • We encourage everyone to apply.
  • We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.   

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