We are hiring a Purchaser to ensure operational success is achieved through optimal communication and materials flow into and within the company. The role works with operational teams including Engineering, Manufacturing, Testing, Customer Service, Logistics and Finance to support the needs of the business. Occasional overtime may be required.

In this role, specific tasks may include:

  • Work with supply chain team to propose, develop and implement profitable purchasing strategies

  • Create and update Purchase Orders (POs); track and expedite POs to ensure on-time delivery

  • Negotiate with existing and potential suppliers and manage vendor relationships

  • Maintain vendor records and metrics

  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce cost and improve operational efficiency

  • Provide backup support for inventory and consumables management roles

  • Other duties as required

Your Profile and Qualifications:

  • 4+ years experience in Supply Chain
  • Experience with supplier management: negotiating prices, quality, delivery performance, terms and conditions and knowledgeable of suppliers’ risk management
  • Experience with database software, familiar with data analysis and purchasing best practices
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management, organization and prioritization skills
  • Strong attention to detail and process orientation
  • Diploma or Degree in Operations Management or similar would be an asset
  • An interest in contributing to the success of a clean tech company

Who We Are:

Greenlight Innovation (greenlightinovation.com) is a privately owned leading global supplier of test and automation equipment to the fuel cell and battery industries, with the largest install base of fuel cell testing equipment in the world. Our customers are developing the next generation of energy storage systems for vehicles, commercial transport, and backup power systems. 

Our work environment will provide opportunities for significant responsibility and independence in a fast-paced industry, and our roots as a process-based, lean operation will provide experience in a structured, process driven environment.  

As a clean tech company we encourage cycling to work and the use of public transit when possible. Our facility can be reached by Skytrain and bike lanes and is located near the Burnaby Lake trail system.

To apply for this position, please send your resume with cover letter to:


We thank you for your interest in Greenlight, and while we sincerely appreciate every application, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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