Senior Buyer

Industry

Oil and Gas

Advert ID

CAN_445149

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 seeking an energetic, self-motivated individual to fill a to fulfill a long term, ongoing Senior Buyer role within a Technical Purchasing Team for our client, a Major Petrochemical Company in Downtown Red Deer.



Duties include:



* Contact vendors to obtain &/or verify price, part number, source of supply.

* Make delivery arrangements with carriers and vendors.

* Create purchase orders against date driven requirement and ensuring all pertinent information is obtained and verify with the vendor and end user.

* Release purchase orders against vendor agreements

* Seek/record/update material source of supply and information within the system to streamline future purchases.

* Assist with material information updates and changes.

* Confirm and expedite purchase orders to maintain on-time delivery.

* Resolve discrepancies between purchase orders and vendor invoices.

* Follow up on non-conformance of materials and deliveries with end user and/or vendor and identifying trends or patterns.

* Qualify Contractors for onsite labor prior to Purchase Order creation

* Participate in the implementation of improvement plans.

* Serve as a technical expert/consultant on a range of commodities based on past record of success

* Advise leadership on strategic sourcing options and substantiates them with business cases

* Lead the activities of cross-functional, often enterprise wide, sourcing teams to execute purchasing strategies

* Involve key stakeholders in gathering and defining complex business requirements

* Initiate and participates in interactions with suppliers and end users to build and enhance relationships

* Apply advanced purchasing and negotiating tools and processes, coaches' others in their use

* Develop supplier selection criteria and qualifies suppliers gains them using established processes



Educational Requirements



* University graduate with 8 years related experience and continued professional development or 12+ years combination of post-secondary education and related experience with continued professional development

* Ability to communicate clearly to customers at all levels in the company.

* High level of proficiency in the use of a computer including the Microsoft office suite and SAP. SAP material management or plant maintenance areas considered an asset.

* Ability to work unsupervised, meet deadlines and identify continuous improvement opportunities

* Ability to work under pressure of changing priorities.

* Thoroughness and a high attention to detail.

* Participate in development and implementation of new or improved Purchasing & Supply metrics, processes and programs

* Identify and resolve routine and non-routine issues



Please apply online and/or create and manage your profile at www.manpowerab.com. Alternatively, you can email us directly at Melissa.hughes@manpower.com or call Melissa @ 403.298.4387 Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted. Follow us on Facebook (manpoweralberta), Instagram (Manpower.AB), twitter (ManpowerAB) & LinkedIn (ManpowerAB) for more information on our current Companies and Job Postings.