Job Number:
Saskatoon, SK
Job Type:
Full Time
Close Date:


The Company:

SED Systems specializes in developing complex hardware and software systems for cable, telecommunications, satellite communications, and defense applications. The expertise and capabilities developed over the last 48 years in the industry are being applied successfully today to meet new challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. The company enjoys an international reputation for excellence and delivers systems to customers worldwide. SED operates out of a custom-built facility in a beautiful research and development park adjacent to the University of Saskatchewan.

The Group:

SEDs Purchasing group has a requirement for a Buyer.

The Position:

This position requires an individual that is self-motivated and adaptable, able to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision, organize a diverse workload, make suggestions and decisions within the scope of responsibility, and able to read and understand technical documents, drawings, and specifications.


  • Obtain and analyze offers, prepare bid comparisons, and process orders;
  • Coordinate costing efforts to support proposal activity;
  • Responsible for supplier selection, qualifications, and auditing;
  • Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers; and,
  • Purchasing various commodities, services and equipment and ensuring on-time delivery.


This position will be of interest to candidates with:

  • A Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation (formerly CPP) or a Diploma in Supply Management from the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC);
  • 1 to 3 years of progressive experience in a purchasing environment, with preference given to experience in the electronics industry, or an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience;
  • Proven ability to establish strategic sourcing and supplier relationships;
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel, Word, and Visio software; and,
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

The ability to obtain a Secret security clearance and meet the eligibility requirements outlined in the Canadian Controlled Goods Program is mandatory.

Please apply with your resume and cover letter via the careers section of our website Apply early as the position may be filled prior to the deadline.

Thank you for your interest in SED Systems.  Candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted.