Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edmonton, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-01-15
Reference: BH-97519
Contact Name: Courtney Blazevic
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 14, 2019 23:27

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 Buyer in Edmonton, AB. The working schedule would be Monday- Friday, 8 hours/ day.

This position coordinates complex purchases of materials and equipment to meet business requirements. It requires an understanding of SCM and/or may also have specialized knowledge of one area, as well as knowledge of interrelated effects of the work upon other areas of the business.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Analyzes material requests, investigates supply sources, prepares request for proposal/quotation packages, conducts bid openings, evaluates proposals to determine best total value, prepares award recommendations and issues purchase orders.
  • Prepares all aspects of procurement processes including negotiated terms and conditions.
  •  Negotiates with suppliers: establishing price, delivery, payment terms, value-add and change orders.
  • Researches sources of supply; determines sole source validity and methods of procurement action.
  • Facilitates manufacturing pre production meetings for key engineered goods.
  • Provides administrative oversight during contract performance.
  • Supports Quality and other internal teams for non-conformance issues.
  • Maintains records in accordance with established policies and procedures and audit guidelines.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Related university degree.
  • 0-3 years of related experience.
  • Enrollment in a SCM related professional certification, such as PMAC or ISM, is considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in working in an ERP system
  • Aptitude and communications skills related to developing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Job ID# 97519

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