Purchaser - Pipeline Construction


Category: Procurement
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Title: Purchaser - Pipeline Construction
Job ID: 12834
Job Status: Full Time Regular

Job Summary

You are an experienced Purchaser who has more than 2 years of experience within a purchasing role. Your skills and abilities will make you the ideal candidate to facilitate the procurement of materials, equipment, and services, all while being cognoscente of costs to the project.

Come join our team in the Lower Mainland!


• Responsible for expediting materials as required
• Researches, locates and develops new suppliers to ensure that the lowest total cost of ownership is achieved for the project
• Ensures that all items purchased for the project adhere to Ledcor’s policies and or those of the client’s
• Works with new and existing key suppliers to ensure that they are committed to supporting Ledcor’s goals with respect to project deliverables
• Works closely with site project personnel to meet the project requirements in regards to consumables, small tools and equipment
• Provides input on Supplier bid evaluation, Bid analysis, Terms and Conditions, Negotiations, and Recommendations
• Works closely with the accounting group to ensure timely payment of all supplier invoices occurs
• Provides assistance to the Estimating Department in regards to pricing of materials, equipment and services during major estimates
• May perform other duties as assigned


• 2-3 years’ experience in a similar environment, with specific experience in JDE Purchasing and/or other computer Procurement programs
• Knowledge of supply chain, inventory, production, warehousing, transport and logistics
• Knowledge of Procurement Execution, Estimating, Terms & Conditions, Expediting, Off-Site Supplier Quality, Subcontract Administration/Expediting, and Site Purchasing/Material Management
• Strong understanding of contractual terms
• Construction experience would be an asset
• Strong computer proficiency with Word, Excel and Outlook
• Strong analytical and mathematical skills
• Ability to work well under pressure on a number of tasks with imposing deadlines
• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to project a friendly, open manner and communicate well with management, co-workers, internal customers, suppliers, and client representatives
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Work Conditions

• Applicants that reside in the Greater Vancouver area will be given preference due to the location of this project

Ledcor Pipeline offers a unique set of pipeline services unmatched anywhere in the oil and gas industry. From pipeline construction to investigative digs and subcontractor management, we are accustomed to operating in challenging terrain, and we maintain some of the largest pipeline networks in the world.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Vancouver, BC
Vancouver, British Columbia

Date Posted 3/13/2017 2:45:17 PM