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Application Buyer – Supply Chain

Company Profile

Acuva Technologies is a fast-growing water purification technology company located in Vancouver, BC.

Our mission is to provide clean drinking water for the 1.8 billion people worldwide whose water source is microbial contaminated, and we are doing this by developing the next generation of water purifiers, operating with cutting-edge UV-LED technology.

Our vision is to transform the water purification industry for drinking water applications by launching disruptive technologies and products, while enabling new water disinfection applications.

Acuva is committed to building a team that
represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.  We believe that the more inclusive we are,
the better our work will be. If you’re smart and good at what you do, come as
you are!

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume, portfolio and cover letter to  Acuva Technologies would like to thank all applicants, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Acuva Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information about Acuva please visit

Job Description

Reporting to the Director Supply Chain, the Buyer is part of the Operations and Manufacturing team focusing on the procurement of electronics, accessories and contract manufacturing (CMs).  She/he will be working with local and international suppliers to ensure inventory levels, competitive pricing and fulfilment to reduce the impact of supply chain constraints as well as building positive relationships with internal stakeholders for improved coordination of production operations.

The successful candidate will be a well-organized self-starter with good negotiation skills, have the ability to multitask effectively and communicate clearly (verbally and in writing) with others. 

If you enjoy working in a fast-paced workplace environment, are results-oriented and want to work for a leading-edge technology company, this is the job for you!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Strategic sourcing to identify, negotiate and secure critical electronic components, accessories and CMs
  • Contact vendors, place orders, verify delivery status, manage purchase requisitions, and determine expected delivery dates
  • Identify new suppliers, supply agreements and price negotiations
  • Materials management across multiple jurisdictions and countries to ensure quality, timely and cost-effective product development and assembly in a high growth environment
  • Monitor project delivery timelines, check work quality against company requirements and specifications and ensure compliance with regulations
  • Compile, record and report project performance and progress to management and key stakeholders
  • A proven track record in strategic sourcing, purchasing, supplier development, forecasting and materials management
  • ERP knowledge including inventory, purchasing, and bill of materials in Microsoft Dynamics or similar system
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word)
  • Experience with common continuous improvement systems including APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) including PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) methodologies and tools
  • Experience working with international suppliers (Asia and India would be an asset)
Education & Experience
  • 3+ years experience in supply chain, electronics component buying, manufacturing and outsourced manufacturing operations
  • Degree, diploma or certification in supply chain or related business discipline
Salary and Benefits
  • Competitive Salary with Health Benefits for you and your family
  • Performance Bonus
  • Inclusive and Collaborative work environment
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Team Building Events
  • And so much more!

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