Canon Careers

Buyer II

Location US-VA-Newport News
Company Canon Virginia, Inc.
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Are you interested in growing your career with one of leading global manufactures as a Buyer II? As Canon Virginia Inc. transforms in into Canon Americas’ Regional Technical Headquarters, we are seeking a motivated and driven individual to join our Canon Family. Our innovative company is rap-idly growing, and we are eager to find the right person for this position!

In this role, you will focus on purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, tools, parts, ser-vices and other supplies for company operations.


- Coordinates technical meetings with suppliers and internal departments to ensure requirements are met. Audits suppliers to understand if requirements can be met.
- Manages external CVI assets and audits conditions as needed.
- Resolves supplier issues and coordinates internally for resolution.
- Prepare formal RFQ (Request for Quote) packages, prepare and submit multiple revenue/expenditures/trend reports.
- Purchases and tracks and understands market for more complex commodities.
- Works with more advanced supplier accounts. Maintains good working relationships with suppliers to support the long-term needs of the organization.
- Researches and analyzes supplier’s financial stability, business practices, and other factors to determine if the organization is best suited to do business with CVI.
- Solicits, analyzes, and reviews bid proposals from suppliers to ensure market consistency. Provides input to supplier selection based on company criteria and supplier capabilities. Evaluates supplier quotes, schedules, and other criteria to recommend appropriate selection of supplier.
- Negotiates prices, services, terms and conditions and enters into contracts with suppliers.
- Manages product purchasing costs to identify cost improvement opportunities.
- Offers recommendations for improvements to the purchasing processes.
- Provides purchasing support for new businesses as assigned.
- Develops skills in other Supply Chain functional areas such as: Production Control, International Trade, and/or Logistics.
- Learns and works toward performing Oracle Super User job duties.


- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field and 2-5 years’ experience in Supply Chain activities, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
- Time management and project management skills.
- Strong interpersonal, negotiation, leadership, problem solving and communication skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively with management to executive level personnel.
- Developed skills in Oracle or similar ERP system.
- Possess advanced skills to work independently and resolve conflict in face paced environment.
PLEASE NOTE: As a federal government contractor, we comply with all applicable federal laws, regulations, orders and mandates. 

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon’s office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.



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