Projects Buyer


Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

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Salary Range

Up to CAD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Alberta Complex - Professional - (CAN) 10031 101 Street NW (Professional) AB Edmonton , AB T5J 0H9 Phone : 780-420-0110



Job Description

Manpower is currently seeking a Projects Buyer for a contract position with a major pipeline client in Chatham, ON

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What will you be doing?

* Collect, analyze and interpret internal/external data from multiple sources for materials to inform decision making

* Conduct effective management of suppliers including expediting, inspection, logistics coordination and invoice resolution process

* Work with & support internal customers/users to understand their order and delivery requirements

* Liaising with key stakeholders, including but not limited to; Project Managers, Construction Managers, Site coordinators, Cost Estimators and Engineering.

* Issue RFQ or RFI documents for time sensitive material

* Update BOM's, create/modify PO's, approve shopping carts, retrieve MTR's, expedite delivery on material, and manage the required inspections and logistics as required

* Support Project team in the execution phase reviews of business unit lifecycle

* Conduct negotiations with suppliers within the respective Business Unit for low spend and materials

* Coordinate new program launch as assigned by business units to ensure 100% on time delivery within cost targets

* Ensure all the risk and liability requirements are met (pre-qualification, environmental health and safety, workers comp)

* Other duties as assigned by supervisor

What will you bring?

* 2 year College Degree or equivalent experience

* 2 years of Supply Chain experience

* Sourcing: You can describe the sourcing process and key concepts including a general knowledge of materials or services

* Contract (Creation, Implementation & Closure): Fundamental acumen in creation and implementation of contracts by drafting contracts for materials or services and performing contract administrative tasks

* Buying - Materials or Services: Fundamental acumen in buying materials or service, including an understanding of the procurement process to obtain materials and services required by the business

* Supplier Management: You can describe how to monitor and manage supplier relationships and performance

* Stakeholder Management: Fundamental acumen in stakeholder management, including communicating and maintaining partnership relationships with internal stakeholders

* General Technical: Fundamental systems acumen by utilizing applicable Supply Chain processes and systems

Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities. Manpower is dedicated to building a diverse workforce that reflects the diversity of Canada.

We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity access our services and programs. We encourage all to participate in our staffing and workforce development opportunities, including people of any ethnic or national background, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, Indigenous Peoples and persons with disabilities.

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