Discovery Air

Purchasing Coordinator

Location: Bagotville, Quebec

Top Aces is the exclusive supplier of combat airborne training services to the Canadian Forces. We provide joint terminal attack controller training to Canadian special operations and ground forces, Red Air and electronic attack training to CF-18 aircrew and navy, as well as live-fire target practice to the Canadian military.  Top Aces' integrated logistics, maintenance and engineering solutions ensure that the Canadian Forces receives the level of support they require to achieve their objectives. Experience Matters.


The Purchasing Coordinators are responsible for all aspects related to the day-to-day Purchasing activities, Strategic purchasing and others, as detailed below:

  • Provide purchasing support to bases, including direct execution of Local Procurement Orders
  • Provide interface with transportation
  • Monitor Delivery Dates (EDDs) from Suppliers; Follow-up with Suppliers to ensure that the delivery dates are met Inform Top Aces employee who made the requisition of the obtained EDDs and any updates on the delivery of the ordered components; Expedite orders when required; Evaluate Supplier’s performance
  • Establish opportunities where a strategic buying approach is more profitable, negotiate and finalize commercial terms when required.
  • Communicate with any of the suppliers mentioned above in case of any anomalies (received broken parts/units, warranty issues, certification issues, delays, over charges, etc.) and a reach resolution
  • Gather information required to populate the Warranty database;
  • Could be required to execute different tasks during day-to-day operation dept. activity
  • Provide required information to the ISC Manager concerning the monthly highlights
  • Provide required input to the ISC Manager concerning the monthly performance metrics
  • Could be required to travel to different sites, as well as some deployment sites with the fleet to act as the on-deployment supply representative
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

You will have the following responsibilities in order to comply with the company's Occupational Health and Safety program:

  • Working in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety acts and regulations
  •  Following safe work practices and procedures and using safeguards and personal protective equipment
  • Reporting hazards (such as unsafe situations and activities) to their supervisor immediately.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • 5 years of work experience in a similar role in Supply Chain, in a Purchasing role
  • Experience in the aerospace industry
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to function in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of AMS and/or SharePoint, an asset
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Positive, professional attitude and the ability to take initiative
  • Strong organizational and follow up skills including high attention to detail and meeting deadlines
  • Advanced computer skills and proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong problem solving skills and solution oriented
  • Ability to work both as part of a team independently
  • Ability to function in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to perform all work in support of our Corporate Values of Safety, Teamwork, Focus and Integrity
  • Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule for AOG coverage as required
  • Will be required to travel
  • Ability to obtain a valid Passport
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Provides regular guidance, advice and training as required to other employees supporting the function.
  • Position requires Controlled Goods Clearance and Level 2 Secret Clearance

Top Aces is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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