Buyer/Expeditor

Location: Fort McMurray, AB, Canada
Job ID: R2622
Job Status: Full-Time

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Description

Job Summary:

You are an experienced Buyer who's key responsibilities will be the procurement of materials, equipment and services at the best terms and overall value to Ledcor and/or its clients. You will also be responsible for developing and sustaining vendor relationships to maintain a reliable source of quality supply at the most competitive terms and building internal customer relationships through working closely with the site personnel to ensure project requirements are met.

Come join our True Blue Team today!

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ensures that all purchase commitments issued for the project adhere to the policies and procedures of Ledcor and/or its clients and follow sound and ethical practices
  • Adheres to the Procurement process, technical specification and industry standards for all purchases
  • Administrates commercial negotiations and establishes agreement with vendors and service providers
  • Completion of inquiry/bid phases and submittal of purchase recommendations and requests for expenditure documents in accordance with Project Controls and Client requirements
  • Pro-active expediting of documents and materials per agreed terms of purchase
  • Investigate and/or constructively escalate and recover from backorder or delay issues and communicate outcomes to impacted parties
  • Works closely with accounting and warehouse receiving to ensure timely payment of all supplier invoices occurs against a three (3) way match
  • Maintain and deliver reporting per project requirements and schedule
  • May perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of proven experience in a similar industry.
  • SCMP designation or other relevant post-secondary diploma/degree an asset
  • Industrial Construction / Mining / Heavy Civil experience would be an asset
  • Strength in the commercial and ethical aspects of the procurement process
  • Experience in Procurement / Enterprise systems
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Internet
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Aptitude for anticipating delays that would affect the project
  • Capable of processing large volumes of paperwork in an accurate, timely and efficient manner.
  • Able to project a friendly, open manner and communicate well with management, co-workers, internal customers, suppliers, and client representatives
  • Adaptable to changing environments and practices continuous improvement
  • Able to work well under pressure on a number of tasks with imposing deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Well organized and analytical
  • Good work ethic, self-motivated, and effectively works independently or within a team environment

Additional Information:

Date Posted
Dec 7, 2019

Lot #21 Fort McKay Industrial Park, Fort McMurray, AB, Canada

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