Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the Purchaser’s role is focused on fulfilling requisition orders or requests for materials supplies, project specific tools, inventory and any other tangible items that the project may need. The purchaser is responsible for keeping the project running smoothly by ensuring that it has all of the supplies and inventory that it needs. The purchaser is a negotiator that must be a good steward of the company’s financial resources.

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  • Purchasing standard materials, supplies, tools, equipment and services of a routine nature for field personnel and other employees as requested
  • Communicate with project managers regarding what material is required for each job
  • Prepare and enter Purchase Orders and Amendments into ViewPoint
  • Prepare, issue and manage Request for Changes and Amendments
  • Selecting vendors, placing orders and maintaining records
  • Locating new sources of supply, as required
  • Follow established limits, quality, quantity and price guidelines
  • Assess company requirements and develop specifications for items to be purchased
  • Research materials for price and quality and update project material lists and job proposal spreadsheets
  • Ensure goods are ordered in a timely and cost-effective manner. Coordinate and expedite delivery of goods as required
  • Invite tenders and review quotations
  • Establish and maintain vendor relationship
  • Meeting with manufacturing representatives and keep current on new products and their uses
  • Provide regular purchase order reporting for month end
  • Continual liaison with field personnel. Organizing and booking travel arrangements for personnel, when requested
  • Assist in the return of unused goods and disposal of surplus material
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering and/or 1-3 years purchasing experience is preferred
  • Diploma in Business Admin, Finance, Supply Chain Management and/or equivalent experience required
  • SCMP designation or enrollment preferred
  • Extensive experience in drafting vendor agreements including the ability to strategically assess and mitigate risks with vendors and suppliers
  • Considerable knowledge of laws, ordinances and regulations pertaining to corporate purchasing practices
  • Strong computer skills in a windows environment is a must. Experience in ViewPoint Construction Software is an asset
  • Must possess working knowledge of the appropriate tools for grading, analyzing, and assessing materials, equipment, supplies, services and other commodities
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills would be an asset



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