Procurement Specialist | Dartmouth


Parts for Trucks is Eastern Canada’s leading distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, operating 16 sales/warehouses and 5 service centres throughout Ontario and the Atlantic Provinces.  We supply parts, truck-mounted equipment and repair service to customers across all areas of the trucking industry.  We have an opening for a Procurement Specialist in our Dartmouth, N.S. location.


Working with our Category Managers, Responsibilities Include:

  • Process/Maintain regular and special stock orders based on system-generated inventory requirements. Generate purchase orders; use electronic data interchange (EDI), on-line ordering systems, e-mail, etc. to submit and monitor order acknowledgement.
  • Assist Category Managers with Placing orders, Invoice Processing, Returns to Vendors and Processing Price Lists.
  • Observe trends and follow-up with vendors, creating meaningful relationships with vendors and branch staff.
  • Analyze inventory reports and adjust system settings as appropriate.
  • Continuous development of product knowledge, technical information and attend various training as appropriate.


    • Post-secondary training in Business Administration, Purchasing or compatible area, plus three years of experience in administration and/or a purchasing environment.
    • Knowledge of heavy-duty truck or automotive parts is an asset, but not required.
    • Intermediate PC skills, with advanced abilities in Microsoft Excel. Experience with inventory management software is beneficial.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, along with problem-solving and negotiation skills.

      Parts for Trucks offers a competitive compensation plan, including group benefits and a retirement savings plan.  To express your interest in this opportunity, apply with a resume to: 

      Karen Larter, Human Resources Generalist
      Parts for Trucks
      15 MacDonald Avenue
      Dartmouth, NS   B3B 1C6
      Fax:  902-468-7072


      Parts for Trucks is an equal opportunity employer.  We value a diverse and inclusive workplace and are committed to equitable hiring practices.  We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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