Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-27
Reference: BH-105166
Contact Name: Courtney Blazevic
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 27, 2019 21:21

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 to be based out of either Calgary or Edmonton, AB.


Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors.

Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers.

Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks.

Participates in the development and execution of sourcing initiatives.

Execute sourcing strategies under the guidance of a Category Manager in alignment with applicable market sector and commodity strategies.

The role includes understanding the local business objectives and desired outcomes, engaging internal customers, understanding options and risks associated with supply chain activities, building supplier relationships in order to achieve superior supplier performance, negotiating commercial terms to deliver best value solutions, and the measurement/reporting of the value delivered.


-7-10 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

-SCMP or equivalent is an asset.

 -Experience with PO creation in Oracle, SAP or both. 

 -Can be based out of Calgary or Edmonton. 

-A bachelor's degree is nice, but not a requirement.

Job Reference #105166