Job Order ID:179
Employment Type:Permanent
Job Location:Victoria, BC
Job Details:

Founded in 1972 and based in Victoria on Beautiful Vancouver Island, Van Isle Water Services Ltd is a wholly Canadian owned & operated distributor of water movement and treatment products.   Van Isle Water serves a diverse range of industries across western Canada such as, Water Well & Wastewater pumps and controls, Water Treatment and Filtration, Swimming pool and spa products, Ponds, Fountains, and Lake Water Management, Aquaculture and Rainwater Harvesting.   


Van Isle Water proudly operates 2 locations on Vancouver Island, and recently opened a new distribution warehouse on the lower mainland.


Chemistry Consulting Group has been retained by Van Isle Water Services to search for an experienced Purchaser.  The Purchaser will be primarily responsible for a variety of duties that includes purchasing and maintaining inventory levels, tracking purchase orders, maintaining internal and vendor relations and coordinating inventory logistics and adjustments.



  • At least five years experience in purchasing, supply chain management, procurement, and/or logistics. Applicable courses will be considered and asset.
  • Experience coordinating purchases at a local and international level and managing applicable tariffs and duties.
  • Experience using NetSuite or another similar ERP platform.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong financial skillset.
  • Excellent organization, coordination, and time management abilities.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.


Sample of Responsibilities

  • Purchasing and maintaining inventory levels, which includes performing inventory adjustments, transferring inventory to and from other branches, and communicating inventory levels with sales staff.
  • Coordinating and tracking incoming and outgoing shipments with a variety of stakeholders, such as key personnel at other branches, vendors, and shipping personnel.
  • Maintaining awareness of inventory through organization of annual inventory and cycle counts and preparing and planning for annual buy season.
  • Liaising with accounting department frequently regarding purchasing and other relevant topics.


In order to be considered for this remarkable opportunity, please follow the prompts to submit a resume and cover letter outlining your suitability and qualifications.


We thank all who apply but only those considered to be suitably qualified will be contacted for further consideration.