Intermediate Buyer

Industry

Oil and Gas

Advert ID

CAN_444790

Location

Red Deer

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Calgary, AB - (CAN) 734 7th Avenue Southwest Suite 240 AB Calgary , AB - T2P 3P8 Phone : 403-269-6936

ContactNumber

403-269-6936

Job Description

Manpower is currently hiring an Intermediate Buyer to fulfill a long term, ongoing contract position for our client, a Major Petrochemical Company in Joffre (just minutes from Red Deer). The working hours are Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.



Duties and Responsibilities

* Develop sourcing strategies, acquisition plans, issue RFx's, negotiate and issue PO/contracts and participate in cross-regional teams to execute those strategies;

* Ensure the required procurement services are effectively delivered to the sustaining capital projects portfolio

* Participate in the development of Project Procurement Plans, structured project reports, acquisition strategies, presentation materials and reports.

* Perform market research and an appropriate level of sourcing activities for equipment and materials as necessary to support the Portfolio requirements; secure the delivery lead time and purchase price data for input into every Project budget and schedule.

* Analyze contract general terms and conditions to highlight areas of risk such as ambiguities, conflicts or deviations from the scope of work.

* Work with Category Managers and business stakeholder groups to facilitate development of specifications for assigned category or commodity;

* Lead and or facilitate the supplier selection and negotiation process;

* Thru Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), identify and drive supplier value generation and continuous improvement opportunities;

* Monitor and manage key supplier performance for assigned categories and region;

* Along with Expediting, facilitate management and compliance of materials and delivery non-conformances by utilizing the appropriate procedure and working directly with end user and/or supplier.

* Accountable for monitoring and ensuring contractors maintain a qualifying ISN grade at all times;

* Maintain Supplier base for timely and accurate supply, ensuring contingency plans are in place;



Educational Requirements:

* A University degree and/or Professional Designation, with 10+ years related experience and a progressive record of professional development OR 10+ years combination of post-secondary education and related experience with continue professional development.

* Clear record of successful engagement in key contracting and procurement activities for sustaining capital projects and maintenance; contracting and purchasing, MRO, expediting, conflict resolution. This would also include negotiating contract disputes and claims.

* Demonstrated ability to form effective relationship with key stakeholders under challenging deadlines and market condition

* Proficiency in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint and PowerPoint;

* Proficiency in Source-to-pay/Procure to pay tools (e.g., SAP MM, Ariba);



In becoming a Manpower associate, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow in industry leading companies. You will also gain access to Manpower's comprehensive benefits package including:

* Competitive pay

* Medical and dental benefits

* Life insurance

* Weekly pay by direct deposit

* Access to Manpower online university

Please apply online and/or create and manage your profile at www.manpowerab.com. Alternatively, you can email us your resume directly to melissa.hughes@manpower.com or call 403.298.4394. Please note only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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