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Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: ON, CA

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Brand Overview

Hubbell Incorporated is a leading manufacturer of quality electrical products serving all market segments.  We are well established in Canada. 

Posting Address

870 Brock Rd S

Pickering, ON     L1W 1Z8

Position Overview

Responsible for the planning, and procurement of products from Hubbell affiliates and other third party vendors. These products are subsequently resold to Hubbell Canada ULC customers (distributors) or in some cases consumed in manufactured goods.

And/Or Work with the Assembly Department to schedule, issue work orders to the plant floor, monitor open work orders through the production process, and provide support and information to customer service & operations group as required.  

Meets goals for on time delivery, customer satisfaction, and Inventory levels (months/days on hand).


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. In conjunction with the sales, marketing and engineering teams, find and review opportunity to reduce costs from third party vendors for raw materials, finished goods, and services both domestically and internally.  Identifying vendors, price negotiations, and manage certification requirements through to vendor and sku setup in SAP.
  2. Responsible for the continuous review of the SAP generated procurement recommendations as it relates to sales on a daily / weekly basis.
  3. Monitor and expedite, when necessary, the delivery of purchased parts and/or scheduling of manufactured goods in relation to the requested / promised delivery schedule in an effort to maximize customer delivery performance.
  4. Ensures the smooth flow of goods by resolving part number logic problems, warranty and quality issues, aid in the identification of unidentified material, issuing of rework orders, vendor returns, managing part number changes, part number substitutions, phasing out of excess and obsolete stock.
  5. Responsible for the review of forecasts on a monthly basis
  6. Recommend changes to the product line forecast to improve delivery performance and conversely to minimize the company’s exposure to excess and obsolete stock (E&O). These recommendations to be agreed upon by the Product Managers, Business and Operations Managers.
  7. Responsible for updating the approved forecast revisions into the SAP forecast system.
  8. Monitors and revise, when necessary, ordering parameters in the SAP system. These parameters consist of the vendor lead times, order multiples, minimum orders, safety stocks and order frequency.
  9. Track the vendors shipping performance for both delivery dates and shipment accuracy.
  10. Control the level of stock to meet pre-assigned inventory level targets.
  11. Respond to Customer Service on lead time requests; expedite requests, direct shipping requests.
  12. Communicate with Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, etc., as needed to resolve problems on specific work orders and address bigger picture issues on output and delivery.
  13. With a positive attitude, participate in meetings and communicate within the department to share pertinent information and work on problem resolution.
  14. Communicate with department supervisor and/or manager on problems and collaborate to solve problems.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in an analytical field (operations, business, etc.) – preferred -  from four-year college or university
  • 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; preferably in a distribution environment.
  • Must have strong SAP & Microsoft Office background
  • CAPIC/APIC Certification an asset
  • An understanding of electrical certification, codes and standards
  • Strong negotiating skills with experience in leading negotiations with both domestic and foreign vendors.
  • Communication Skills: Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management: Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.




Bachelors Degree in Business or Other

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