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BOWEN BUYER – COMPLEX RESOURCES Contract in Fort McMurray, AB

BOWEN

Branch Fort McMurray AB CA

Position:
BUYER – COMPLEX RESOURCES
Location:
Fort McMurray, AB

SCMP and other relevant Supply Chain designations are assets. Canadian University degree or diploma from a Technical Institute from related background….

Our client, a large oil and gas company is seeking an experienced Buyer to work with their Procurement – Purchasing team based in Calgary. The role is Monday to Friday, eight hours per day and preference will be given to local candidates.

Job Responsibilities

  • Procure critical commodities by placing purchase orders in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Negotiate price, delivery and terms with suppliers to achieve “total best value”
  • Source of an effective relationship management with suppliers
  • Develop and update procurement plans for critical material and equipment
  • Work closely with business units to fully understand the requirements as defined by the engineered drawings and specifications
  • Ensure best practices and cost-effective sourcing
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to fellow team members

Candidate Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years large scale industrial purchasing experience
  • Experience with cost negotiation with both domestic and international vendors/manufacturers
  • Knowledge on procurement and contracting standards, policies, practices, and procedures
  • Canadian University degree or diploma from a Technical Institute from related background
  • SCMP and other relevant Supply Chain designations are assets
  • MRP system knowledge, SAP
  • In depth knowledge of MS Office
  • Proven leadership abilities and excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; Self-starter approach to work with an eagerness to consistently meet and take on more responsibilities
  • Demonstrate ability to improve client (Business Team) satisfaction
  • Demonstrate business acumen with strong strategic and analytical skills
  • Preserve confidentiality of information

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Fort McMurray, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-25
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