top of page


Cambridge, ON, Canada

Job Type

Permanent, Full-time


We are currently looking for an experienced Material Coordinator / Buyer to join our applications and product development team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Place purchase requisitions to maintain adequate stock levels of all storeroom materials, including machine spare parts, consumables, and supplies

  • Coordinate with Materials team to ensure that all required parts/ equipment are available when needed, interface with ongoing project timelines

  • Monitor inventory levels, along with lead times, to maintain proper minimum & maximum stock levels

  • Track, monitor and maintain PO deliveries and liaise with other departments to administer changes with minimal impact to build schedules.

  • Issue and maintain records as needed

  • Provide follow up on purchased items with suppliers.

  • Utilize spreadsheets for tracking inventory, MRP system, planning ordering schedules, and calculating costs for purchases

  • Locate data in a variety of forms such as invoices, shipping receipts, special order request forms and new product information sheets.

  • Negotiate contracts, resolve disputes, agreements, and terms with new suppliers and existing suppliers.

  • Reconcile discrepancies with quotes and purchase orders

  • Aid in shipping and receiving duties

  • Be cognizant of project timelines as it relates to project management

  • Adhere to all related safe work practices and customer safety requirements


  • Post-Secondary Education in Business Administration, Commerce or Economics considered an asset.

  • Certificate in purchasing from the Purchasing Management Association of Canada considered an asset.

  • Relevant work experience will also be considered

Experience / Skills:

  • 2+ years of industry experience preferred

  • Experience with variety of computer applications (Microsoft Office, etc.)

  • Strong background in purchasing hardware/general components

  • Ability to work independently, as well as in teams with co-workers to ensure effective forecasting, and product distribution

  • Able to communicate with co-workers, customers and suppliers about operational matters.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to ever-changing priorities.

  • Possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Engage in continuous learning to keep up-to-date information on new products and market trends

Salary: $25.00-$30.00 per hour


  • Dental care

  • Disability insurance

  • Extended health care

  • Life insurance

  • On-site parking

  • Paid time off

  • Vision care

About the Company

Established in 2013, Ascension Automation Solutions are the experts in the field of industrial robotics with a specialty in robotic manufacturing applications, providing everything from system design to machine commissioning. We tackle any project, including but not limited to custom automation (design and build), machine retrofit, automation integration, and all required maintenance and service. Our team is always up for a challenge – if you can think it, we can do it.

bottom of page