Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Redwater, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-08-29
Reference: BH-88874
Contact Name: Courtney Blazevic
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 30, 2018 19:53

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client, is currently seeking a contract Buyer for their location in Redwater, AB. The qualified candidate MUST be local or have accommodations in the Redwater area as no LOA will be given

Job Description

    • Work closely with the Business Unit, Service Units, engineering, operations and maintenance staff in the procurement of materials and services as required;

    • Develop and conduct onboarding and pre-qualification activities, assess sourcing risk and ensure suppliers meet Pembina standards in accordance with ComplyWorks and other supplier related management tools;

    • Provide advice and support to operations and maintenance stakeholder to ensure procurement strategies are in accordance with Pembina corporate and Supply Chain policies, standards and processes

    • Maintain efficient records for orders and ensure that all costs / orders are captured within the SAP Purchase Order system;

    • Manage the end-to-end procurement process, ensuring all supplier obligations and commitments are fully met and as applicable, track and communicate scope changes with stakeholders ensuring all correspondence and communication is captured;

    • Work with internal stakeholders and the supplier community to identify continuous improvement opportunities and support Pembina’s vision for Operational Excellence;

    • Take ownership in the resolution of invoice and / or payment issues related to purchase orders and conduct timely close out of purchase orders;

    • Identify, negotiate and capture cost savings opportunities;

    • Ensure field procurement is in alignment with corporate / Category Management agreements and strategies;


    • Post-secondary education or equivalent is an asset;

    • Experience within the oil and gas and/or pipeline industry is an asset;

    • Previous field-based work environment is an asset;

    • Experience and familiarity with using SAP for procurement of materials and services is required

    • Proficient computer skills in Word, Excel, Outlook and document control experience;

    • Strong time management and organizational skills;

    • Excellent communication skills and customer service focused;

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