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  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Edmonton
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 13 August 2019
    Buyer II

    Manpower is currently seeking a Buyer II for a long term contract position in Edmonton, AB.

    * Coordinate, execute, review and analyze the procurement of materials, equipment and supplies in accordance with policies and procedures
    * Prepare, issue and evaluate RFI's, RFP's and RFQ's as required
    * Liaison between projects, site personnel, consultants and suppliers
    * Share knowledge and experiences within the procurement team to optimize overall procurement practices
    * Act as the designated Procurement Lead for assigned core and capital projects if assigned
    * Provide assistance to regions as required in handling their day to day operational procurement requirements
    * Execute the complete procurement process from preparing all aspects of competitive bids through to commercial evaluation, recommendations and purchase
    order issuance while ensuring compliance with purchasing procedures and user requirements are met
    * Negotiate on price, delivery, payment terms, cancellation terms, liquidated damages, warranty, etc
    * Acts as liaison between suppliers, consultants and departments on current orders and procurement procedures
    * Provide user departments with recent pricing, delivery, sources of supply and historical information as required
    * Participate on cross-functional sourcing teams for supplier/product consistency
    * Involvement in planning, development and review of existing purchasing methods to ensure best practices are being utilized
    * Assist with issues within the procurement function, providing alternatives and recommendations
    * Maintain records in accordance with established policies and procedures, and audit guidelines / SOx requirements
    * Assist with the supplier qualification process
    * Validate and reconcile supplier invoices, and other payment documents
    * Ensure surplus materials are reviewed prior to purchasing new material
    * Maintain up-to-date knowledge of market conditions relating to supply and pricing
    * Issue and approves purchase orders per ASL
    * May provide training to department members
    * Ability to prioritize tasks to meet changing or simultaneous deadlines and deals with issues on short notice
    * Ability to manage various work processes and works independently with limited guidance

    Education and Experience:
    * Related University degree (Purchasing / Supply Chain Management, B-Comm.,
    Finance, Business Admin,)
    * 2+ years purchasing experience
    * Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP)/ Certified Professional in Supply
    Management (CPSM) program enrollment beneficial

    Please email your resume directly to cassia.rodrigues@manpower.com or 587-437-4556

    Alternatively, you can log onto our website at manpowerab.com and check out our current open positions.

    Even if this one might not be the one for you, please do not hesitate to send your resume to Calgary.ab@manpower.com and let one of our Talent Management Consultants connect with you about our other opportunities.

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  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Alliston
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 08 August 2019
    Your highly evolved data presentation and data management skills will be crucial as you support our client's busy Purchasing department. This 3+ month contract role will challenge you to compile and present data using advanced Excel functionalities. Are you up for the challenge?

    What you'll be doing:
    * Follow-up with overdue suppliers via telephone communication
    * Facilitate the collection of documents and present information to buyers and management
    * Inputting and updating data from various sources
    * Editing and updating operation standards
    * Position Requirements:
    * Post-Secondary diploma or equivalent related experience
    * Strong Microsoft Excel Skills
    * Customer service experience

    What skills and experience you will need:
    * Ability to work independently
    * Strong MS Office skills, including Advanced Excel (VLookups, pivot tables, advanced formatting, conditional formatting, tables, charts, SUM functions, etc)
    * Strong prioritization, decision making skills, project management and team work skills
    * Strong mathematical and analytical skills
    * Experience with data entry
    * Strong time management skills, and the ability to meet tight deadlines

    What's in it for me?
    * Competitive Wage ($31.17/hr)
    * 40 hours per week
    * Opportunity for extension past three months
    * Progressive, local manufacturer, multi-million dollar facility

    To APPLY:
    jen.burton@manpower.com or call 705-728-1191 if you'd like to discuss

    ManpowerGroup recognizes the importance of providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At ManpowerGroup, we are committed to providing accommodations, and will work with you to meet your needs.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Myrtle Beach
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 31 July 2019
    Purchasing administrator needed for local company. Purchasing background, good communication skills, microsoft suite ski, excel, power point, and above average math skills plus very detailed oriented. MRO experiencee would be a plus.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Scranton
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 30 July 2019
    Highly successful Carbondale Area Company has the immediate need for an experienced Purchasing Assistant for a 4- 5 month project. The Pay Rate for this opportunity is $18.00 - $20.00 per hour, based on experience. The Purchasing Assistant will help plan the purchasing and procurement of materials, parts and equipment for this thriving business's Purchasing Department. An Associates degree is strongly preferred for consideration and a minimum of 2 years of Purchasing experience is an essential requirement for this important role. The Purchasing Assistant will be proficient in Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.

    If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply with your resume at manpower.com today!
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Orange
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 29 July 2019
    Full Time Contract Administrator Day Shift

    Our client in Orange is looking for a talented individual to fill a position in their Contracts Administration Materials Management Department, in the Capital Projects group to procure professionals, architectural, engineering and construction services. We are looking for someone with experience in the public sector to fill this role.

    What's in it for you?
    ● Full Time 40 hours
    ● Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
    ● Competitive wages starting at $28.16 per hour
    ● Location: Orange
    ● 1-year contract

    What is the job?
    ● Ensures contracts protect agency's interests and uphold policies and procedures.
    ● Request for Proposals for complex procurements; Invitation for bid requests for quotes
    ● Confers with project managers to prepare presentation materials and conduct pre-proposal/bid conferences and site visits.
    ● Evaluates bids, proposals, and quotations; conducts cost and price analysis; chairs evaluation committee meetings and conducts vendor interviews.
    ● Leads negotiations, creates, prepares, and issues contracts for complex procurements.
    ● Prepares complex contract amendments, revisions, terminations, and close-outs.
    ● Interprets and clarifies contract provisions and advises project managers regarding compliance issues.
    ● Administers on-going contracts to ensure consistency with terms and conditions of contract.

    What you bring to the job?
    ● Ideal candidate must have experience in the public sector i.e. the City, Police Department, Fire Department.
    ● Previous experience with a minimum of 3 years purchasing experience, specifically in the development and administration of public contracts.
    ● Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration with a minimum of 3 years.
    ● Knowledge of principles and practices used in the development of contracts, contract administration, contract law, and accounting
    ● Knowledge of methods and techniques of negotiation
    ● Knowledge of principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation
    ● Knowledge of principles and practices of fiscal, statistical, and administrative research and report preparation
    ● Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations including contract law and Uniform Commercial Code.
    ● Ability to pass a Background Check and Drug Screen

    Stop your job search and apply today. Do you need more information? Contact Phillip at 657.208.8361. We love referrals so please share our job with friends and family. Also, check out Manpower's career platform with tools and resources to prepare you for today and tomorrow's jobs at www.manpower.com/mypath