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Purchasing Co-op

Job Number:  49623
Group:  Cosma International
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op

Etobicoke, ONTARIO, CA



Job Number: 49623 
Group: Cosma International  
Job Type: Intern/Co-op 
Location: Etobicoke 


Your New Role

The Purchasing Co-op is responsible for supporting the DECO Purchasing team through various roles and responsibilities. We are looking for an organized and highly motivated individual who wants to make a difference and gain integral experience that will support your development into a strong asset for the Supply Chain Industry. 

What You Will Need to Succeed

  • Enrollment or completion of a Supply Chain or Purchasing Diploma/Degree, or relevant Business Degree
  • Strong computer skills in all Microsoft Office Applications, experience with ERP Systems such as CMS considered an asset
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good mathematical and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work to meet deadlines and multiple demands
  • Ability to uphold confidentiality
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Willingness to travel for training, meetings, and supplier visits
  • Availability for on call coverage, as required 
  • Willingness to work in an environment with exposure to elements such as temperature and noise

As a Purchasing Co-op Student, You Will

  • Generate and issue purchase orders to suppliers daily
  • Communicate effectively with all requisitioning departments and arrange for proper and accurate information exchange between originator and supplier
  • Support the Purchasing Team with data consolidation, quote summaries, RFQs, and price adjustments, where required
  • File all data, documents, purchase orders, etc. in compliance with DECO Purchasing standards
  • Support the Purchasing Team on various projects and cost savings initiatives
  • Support the MRO Buyer with stock order replenishment, new stock item creation, inventory accuracy and price adjustments
  • Conducts activities in ERP System and other Information Systems to support purchasing 
  • Ensures ERP pricing modules have been maintained accurately and accordingly
  • Communicates effectively with all requisitioning departments, and arranges for proper and accurate information exchanges between originator and suppliers
  • Reconciles variances between Purchase Orders and Invoices (Price, Quantity,  Inco terms, Terms of Payment)
  • Maintains supplier files, purchase prices, price fluctuations and quality records 
  • Follows and complies with all Operational Procedures and Policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook, Quality and Environmental programs (i.e. TS16949, ISO14001)
  • Understands, promotes and lives by Magna’s philosophies and Employee Charter
  • Adheres to DECO Automotive’ s core values; integrity, respect, trust, honesty, fairness and loyalty
  • Performs other duties as required



  • Accepts personal responsibility to plan and conduct their work safely in compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act as well as company policies and guidelines
  • Responsible for good Housekeeping in your area

What Deco Offers

At Deco Automotive, company culture is central to the work experience. Employees at Deco enjoy many different company benefits including:

  • A great work experience with a diverse and dedicated workforce
  • A strong focus on safety and health and wellness (fitness membership discounts, subsidized cafeteria, and year-round access to a private park)
  • Two (2) paid personal days
  • Team appreciation lunches and events
  • Education Reimbursement Program 
  • Continuous Improvement and Development Culture

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.


Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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